Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Before joining UWM, Dr. Maria Hamlin taught at Mount Mary College as an assistant professor of Mathematics Education. While there, she taught mathematics content and teaching methods courses, as well as science methods courses for teacher candidates.
Her research interests include equity and access issues in mathematics and science education, STEM initiatives, multicultural mathematics and science education. She is particularly interested in the amelioration of the achievement gap in mathematics through teacher education.
Dr. Hamlin earned her B.A.S in Teaching Mathematics from the University of Minnesota-Duluth. She worked closely with the American Indian community teaching mathematics and science in both informal and formal settings. She completed her M.S. in Science Education, M.S. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and her Ph.D. in Educational Studies at the University of Michigan.