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Dr. Mark Wolfmeyer

Biography: Dr. Mark Wolfmeyer taught mathematics in secondary public schools for 10 years on both the east and west coasts. He received his PhD in Urban Education from the Graduate Center, CUNY where he concentrated in math education and policy studies. Currently Assistant Professor at Kutztown University, he teaches future secondary mathematics teachers and courses in educational foundations. He has published in national and international journals and regularly gives paper presentations at conferences such as the International Group for the Psychology of Math Education, American Educational Research Association, and American Educational Studies Association. 

Fun Fact: Besides majoring in mathematics, Mark Wolfmeyer also majored in music for his undergraduate degree. In this major he concentrated in piano performance and choral singing and also was exposed to critical theory, a framework that has proven essential to his work in mathematics teaching and learning.


• B.A. Pomona College: Math/Music

• M.A. Claremont Graduate University: Math Education

• Ph.D. City University of New York: Urban Education

Select Publications:

Mathematics Education: A Critical Introduction (Routledge 2017)

Philosophy of STEM Education: A Critical Investigation (Palgrave Macmillan 2015)

Math Education for America? Policy Networks, Big Business, and Pedagogy Wars (Routledge, 2014)


• American Educational Studies Association

• American Educational Research Association

• Curriculum and Pedagogy Group

• National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

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