Former LSOE Faculty Member Pierre Lambert Dies

Former LSOE Faculty Member Pierre Lambert Dies

Prof. Emeritus Pierre Lambert '49, M.Ed. '50, a member of the Lynch School of Education faculty for 40 years, died Feb. 14 at the age of 81.

During his early years at the school, he taught a wide range of courses, including philosophy of education, psychology of learning, teaching methods, and educational history. He served for several years as assistant chair of the Department of Education in BC's Graduate School under Rev. Charles F. Donovan, SJ, founding dean of the School of Education.

In the years before his retirement in 1992, Mr. Lambert continued to teach three and four undergraduate and graduate courses each semester, most often philosophy of education.

Mr. Lambert was an active and articulate proponent of the study of the theoretical foundations of education, particularly history and philosophy. He was active in the New England Philosophy of Education Society, serving as its president.

A funeral Mass was celebrated on Feb. 18 at St. Joseph's Church in Needham.

In addition to his wife, Elizabeth Lambert, of Needham, Mass., Mr. Lambert leaves three children and five grandchildren. Memorial contributions to the Nature Conservancy may be made in his honor.

-Lynch School of Education Communications Director William McDonald


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