Susan Peters

Susan Peters

Associate Professor, Mathematics Education
Department of Middle and Secondary Education
Room 291 - College of Education and Human Development
502-852-0579
s.peters @ louisville.edu

Dr. Peters' curriculum vitae [PDF]

Educational Background

  • PhD, Curriculum and Instruction: Mathematics Education, Pennsylvania State University, 2009
  • M.A.S., Applied Statistics, Pennsylvania State University, 2007
  • MA, Mathematics, West Chester University of Pennsylvania, 1991
  • B.S., Secondary Education: Mathematics, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania, 1987

Teaching Areas

  • Middle and secondary mathematics education
  • Graduate topics in mathematics education

Research Interests

  • Statistics education
  • Teacher knowledge of mathematics
  • Mathematics teacher education

Professional Activities and Associations

  • Member, Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators Common Core State Standards—Mathematics Task Force
  • Reviewer, Journal for Research in Mathematics Education; Statistics Education Research Journal; Developing Essential Understanding of Statistics for Teaching Mathematics in Grades 6–8; Developing Essential Understanding of Statistics for Teaching Mathematics in Grades 9–12
  • Assistant Editor, Journal for Research in Mathematics Education (2007-2009)

Professional Memberships

  • American Educational Research Association (AERA)
  • Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE)
  • Kentucky Council of Teachers of Mathematics (KCTM)
  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
  • Phi Delta Kappa
  • Special Interest Group – Research in Mathematics Education (SIG-RME)

Honors and Awards

  • 2010 Outstanding Reviewer Award, Journal for Research in Mathematics Education
  • Attendee, Service, Teaching, and Research (STaR0 for Early Career Mathematics Educators program

Selected Publications

  • Peters, S. A. (2011). Robust understandings of variation. Statistics Education Research Journal, 10(1), 52-88.
  • Heid, M. K., Graysay, D. T., & Peters, S. A. (2011). Insights about cites. Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 42, 306-307.
  • Peters, S. A. (2010). Engaging with the art and science of statistics. Mathematics Teacher, 103(7), 496-503.
  • Carroll, A. M., Carver, R. E., Peters, S. A., & Ricks, J. D. (2010). Pearson Education AP Test Prep Series AP* Statistics for Stats: Modeling the world (3rd ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson.