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Recognized as a national research leader in the fields of mathematics and science education, this department combines the expertise of its internationally known faculty with the energy and innovation of its rising young scholars.

The University of Georgia has one of the largest and most respected groups of mathematics and science education faculty in the world. All of our prominent researchers teach doctoral courses and direct doctoral dissertation studies. Our researchers also teach undergraduate courses, implementing knowledge generated through their research.

Contact Details

  • Address:
    105 Aderhold Hall
    110 Carlton Street
    Athens, Georgia 30602
  • Phone: 706-542-4194
  • Fax: 706-542-4551
  • Email:
  • Department head: Roger B. Hill

Support our programs

Student Organizations

Mathematics Education Student Association (MESA)

This organization provides a forum for the exchange and distribution of information and ideas pertaining to mathematics education.

Faculty advisor: Kevin C. Moore

Journal: The Mathematics Educator

The Mathematics Educator strives to provide a forum for collaboration of mathematics educators at varying levels of professional experience. Its purpose is to promote the interchange of ideas among the mathematics education community, locally, nationally, and internationally and to present a variety of viewpoints on a broad spectrum of issues related to mathematics education.

The Mathematics Educator publishes a variety of types of manuscripts from students and other professionals in mathematics education including:

  • Reports of research (including experiments, case studies, surveys, and historical studies)
  • Descriptions of curriclum projects or classroom experiences
  • Literature reviews
  • Theoretical analyses
  • Critiques of general articles, research reports, books, or software
  • Commentaries on research methods in mathematics education
  • Commentaries on public policies in mathematics education

Research Grants

Faculty and Staff

Mary M. Atwater

  • Professor

Justin Barnett

  • Business Manager I

Cameron Byerley

  • Assistant Professor

Daniel K. Capps

  • Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator for Science Education

AnnaMarie Conner

  • Associate Professor

Jaime Marie Diamond

  • Assistant Professor

Kelly Edenfield

  • Clinical Assistant Professor

Pamela D. Hales

  • Business Manager I

Roger B. Hill

  • Professor and Department Head

Georgia Wood Hodges

  • Associate Research Scientist and MAT Coordinator

David F. Jackson

  • Associate Professor

Julie M. Kittleson

  • Associate Professor and Program Coordinator

Julie A. Luft

  • Athletic Association Professor

Marsha McCrary

  • Senior Lecturer

Kevin C. Moore

  • Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator

Katrina Neidlinger

  • Student Affairs Professional II

David Nix

  • Digital Media Professional Principal

Robyn Ovrick

  • Senior Lecturer

Denise A. Spangler

  • Dean
  • Bebe Aderhold Professor in Early Childhood Education

William Turbyfield

  • Digital Media Professional

Dorothy Yazidah White

  • Associate Professor