Donald L. Boisvert
For more than 35 years, Donald L. Boisvert, BA 75, MA 79, PhD, has been a integral member of the Concordia family as an award-winning student, administrator and educator. Donald joined the Dean of Students' Office on the Loyola Campus after completing his master's degree in 1979. He thrived in various administrative and teaching roles and went on to earn a PhD in Religious Studies in 1990 from the University of Ottawa.
As Concordia's Dean of Students from 1996 to 2003, Donald helped build a welcoming and comprehensive Student Services program. Since 2003, he's been a Senior Lecturer for Concordia's Department of Religion, where he's taught a diverse range of religious studies courses and supervised and mentored graduate students. In 2002, he endowed the Donald L. Boisvert Scholarship for Gay and Lesbian Studies.
Donald has authored two books, including Sanctity and Male Desire: A Gay Reading of Saints (2004), which was a finalist in the Spirituality/Religion Category at the 2005 Lambda Literary Awards.