Lisa Darlington

Darlington, Lisa

Title: Professor-Mathematics/Department Chair

College: College of Science, Mathematics, and Health

Department: Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Phone: 304-384-5284

Discipline: Mathematics

Room: Science 100F

Box: F-66

Darlington, Lisa


Lisa Darlington is a Professor of Mathematics and has been a member of the Concord Faculty since 2007. She became the chair for Mathematics & Computer Science in 2018. Dr. Darlington serves as a program reviewer for the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, an AP Statistics Reader and syllabus reviewer, and a regular presenter at the Eastern Educational Research Association annual conference. She has worked with several grants focusing on mathematics education in the public schools. She is an avid reader, quilter, and cat owner.


Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
M.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
B.S., Concord College


Research and Interests include:

  • Research design and methodology
  • Women in computer-related majors
  • Mathematics Education
  • Improving people’s perception of mathematics


  • Darlington, L. (2012).  The Qualitative Research Quilt:  Reflections on Process, Paradigm, and Practice, online repository of the American Educational Research Association.
  • Darlington, L.  (2008).  Factors that Influence the Satisfaction and Persistence of Undergraduates in Computer Related Majors.  Dissertation available as ETD through Virginia Tech. is external)
  • Singh, K., Allen, K.R., Scheckler, R., & Darlington, L. (2007).  Women in Computer-Related Majors: A Critical Synthesis of Research and Theory From 1994 to 2005, Review of Educational Research 77, 500-533.
  • Darlington, L., Singh, K., & Allen, K. (2007).  Persistence of Women in Computer-Related Majors.  Presentation and proceedings, Scholarship of Diversity Conference 2007, Blacksburg, VA.  March 15-16, 2007.
  • Singh, K., Darlington, L., Allen, K., & Scheckler, R. (2005).  Evidence-based strategies and interventions:  Increasing diversity in computer science.  Presentation and proceedings, Mid-Atlantic Conference on the Scholarship of Diversity.  Roanoke, VA, March 17-18, 2005.
  • 7 poems, International Library of Poetry, 1998-2006.