Math MEd Faculty

Dr. Edel ReillyDr. Edel Reilly

Professor of Mathematics

236 Stright Hall


  • DEd in Curriculum and Instruction, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  • MS in Mathematics, University of Wisconsin
  • 13 years teaching middle and high school mathematics
  • Research interests: mathematics and writing, middle level mathematics education,
    curriculum integration, interactive technologies

Dr. Brian SharpDr. Brian Sharp

Professor of Mathematics

216 Stright Hall


  • PhD in Mathematics Education from the University of Virginia
  • MS in Mathematics, West Virginia University
  • Eight years teaching high school mathematics
  • Research interests: education/technology, gamification, mathematical modeling

Dr. Gary StoudtDr. Gary Stoudt

Professor of Mathematics

314 Stright Hall


  • PhD in Mathematics, Lehigh University
  • Editorial Board, Convergence (Mathematical Association of America), a journal devoted to teaching mathematics using its history
  • Participant in the NSF program Institute in the History of Mathematics and Its Use in Teaching
  • Research Interest: History of Mathematics

Dr. Janet WalkerDr. Janet Walker

Professor of Mathematics

219B Stright Hall


  • PhD in Mathematics Education from Oregon State University
  • Eight years teaching high school
  • Recipient of Outstanding Contributions to Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics Award, College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Outstanding Achievement Award for Service, Center for Teaching Excellence Advising Award, Center for Teaching Excellence Technology Award, and BLEND Mentor of the Year Award.

Dr. Valerie LongDr. Valerie Long

Coordinator, MEd in Mathematics Education
Assistant Professor of Mathematics

216 Stright Hall


  • PhD in Mathematics Education from Ohio University
  • Fourteen years teaching elementary, middle, and high school mathematics.
  • Research interests: number sense and textbooks

Dr. Yong ColenDr. Yong Colen

Professor of Mathematics

307 Stright Hall


  • EdD in Mathematics Education at Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Previously taught at Hawken School, Ohio, and Monroe College, New York
  • Recent professional work includes providing workshops for teachers at DoDEA (Department of Defense Education Activity) schools in Okinawa, Japan, and Daegu, South Korea
  • Current projects include writing a mathematics textbook for liberal arts students and researching teachers' understanding of the Standards for Mathematical Practice