Dr. Mark Wolfmeyer

Secondary Education Department Chair

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Associate Professor
Beekey 228
Kutztown, PA 19530 
Phone: 610-683-4763


Dr. Mark Wolfmeyer taught mathematics in secondary public schools for 10 years on both the east and west coasts. He has been educating in-service and pre-service teachers for eight years, specifically in courses related to mathematics education and courses in educational foundations. He teaches courses in the Secondary Education undergraduate and graduate programs and for KU's E.D.D. program for teacher leaders. Dr. Wolfmeyer is an award-winning author of several research publications, including 3 books and numerous articles and book chapters. He regularly presents at national and international research conferences in education including American Educational Research Association (AERA) and Mathematics Education and Society (MES). He currently serves as President of the Eastern Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics (EPCTM).

    • Ph.D. The Graduate Center, City University of New York
      Urban Education

    • M.A. Claremont Graduate University
      Mathematics Education

    • B.A. Pomona College
      Mathematics, Music
    • Wolfmeyer, M. (2017). Mathematics Education: A Critical Introduction. New York, NY: Routledge. *Winner: American Educational Studies Association Critics’ Choice Book Award 2017

    • Wolfmeyer, M. & Chesky, N. (2015). Philosophy of STEM Education: A Critical Investigation. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan. *Winner: American Educational Studies Association Critics’ Choice Book Award 2016

    • Wolfmeyer, M. (2014). Math Education for America? Policy Networks, Educational Businesses, and Pedagogy Wars. New York, NY: Routledge.

    • Wolfmeyer, M. (2018). Teaching ecoJustice in STEM methods courses. Issues in Teacher Education 27 (2): 83-95.

    • Wolfmeyer, M. (2017). A post-mathematical topology of STEM education policy: Networks and discursive communities. The SOJO Journal: Educational Foundations and Social Justice 3 (1): 13-26.

    • Wolfmeyer, M. & Lupinacci, J. (2018). Mathematics education for the environment: Possibilities for interrupting all forms of domination. Philosophy of Mathematics Education 32.

    • Wolfmeyer, M., Lupinacci, J. & Chesky, N. (2017). Three ontologies of STEM Education: An apolitical curricular trend, eurocentric economic policy, and discursive episteme. Critical Education 8 (15): 68-81.

    • Wolfmeyer, M., Chesky, N. and Lupinacci, J. (2017). EcoJustice mathematics education: An ecocritical (re)consideration for 21st century curricular challenges. Journal of Curriculum Theorizing 32 (2): 53-71.
    • SEU 342/3: Principles of Teaching with Clinical Lab
    • SEU 430: Mathematics Instructional Methods for Middle and High School
    • SEU 567: Curriculum in a standards aligned system
    • EDD 721: Educational Policy and Diversity