Susan Peters

Susan Peters

Associate Professor, Mathematics Education
Department of Middle and Secondary Education
Room 285A - College of Education and Human Development
502-852-0579
s.peters @ louisville.edu

Dr. Peters' curriculum vitae [PDF]

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction: Mathematics Education, Pennsylvania State University, 2009
  • M.A.S., Applied Statistics, Pennsylvania State University, 2007
  • M.A., 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
  • Qualitative research methods

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

  • Carroll, A. M., Carver, R. E., Peters, S. A., & Ricks, J. D. (2019). Pearson Education AP Test Prep Series AP* Statistics to accompany Stats: Modeling the world (5th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson.
  • Peters, S. A., Bay-Williams, J. M., & Martinie, S. (2016). On the money: High school mathematics activities to build financial literacy. Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
  • Celedón-Pattichis, S., Lunney Borden, L., Pape, S. J., Clements, D., Peters, S. A., Males, J., Chapman, O., & Leonard, J. (In press). Assets-based approach to equitable mathematics education research and practice. Journal for Research in Mathematics Education
  • Mohr-Schroeder, M., Ronau, R. N., Peters, S. A., Lee, C. W., & Bush, W. S. (2017). Predicting student achievement using measures of teachers' knowledge for teaching geometry. Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 48(5), 520-566.
  • Peters, S. A., & Stokes-Levine, A.+ (Accepted). Teacher learning: Measures of variation. In D. Ben-Zvi & G. Burrill (Eds.), Teaching and learning of statistics: International perspectives (Vol. 2). Springer.
  • Peters, S. A., Watkins, J. D. +, & Bennett, V. M. + (2014, April). Middle and high school teachers' transformative learning of center. Paper presented at the 2014 Research Conference of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting and Exposition, New Orleans, LA.
  • Peters, S. A., McGatha, M., Bush, W. S., et al. (2016). Diagnostic Teacher Assessments in Mathematics and Science (DTAMS): Middle grades geometry (Forms 1-4) [Assessment Instrument]. Louisville, KY: University of Louisville.
  • Peters, S. A., & Gross, M. (2018, April). Middle grades statistics: Dealing with so much content in so little time! Presentation at the 2018 National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting and Exposition. Washington, DC.