Matthew Campbell, PhD
Assistant Professor, Secondary Mathematics Education
West Virginia University
College of Education and Human Services
Department of Curriculum & Instruction/Literacy Studies
Dr. Matthew Campbell is an assistant professor of mathematics education in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction/Literacy Studies at WVU. His research is focused in the area of teacher education, with particular attention to the preparation and professional education of secondary mathematics teachers. This includes investigation of innovative and transformative policies and programmatic pathways that support the recruitment, preparation, retention, and continued support of teachers, particularly in rural contexts. He also has a long-running line of scholarly work focused on the use of practice-based teacher education pedagogies, with a focus on supporting teachers’ development of skill with facilitating mathematics discussions.
Dr. Campbell is the Principal Investigator of the project, Mountaineer Mathematics Master Teachers (M3T), which has been funded by the National Science Foundation and the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation. M3T is focused on the development of strong partnerships to enable the identification, support, and leveraging of secondary mathematics teacher leaders as part of efforts to improve mathematics teaching and learning across West Virginia.
At WVU, Dr. Campbell teaches courses as part of preservice mathematics teacher preparation programs as well as graduate programs. He also currently serves as the program coordinator for the Ph.D. in Educational Theory and Practice.
Dr. Campbell came to WVU as a product of land-grant institutions, with bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from North Carolina State University and a Ph.D. from Oregon State University. He taught high school mathematics in New York and North Carolina prior to pursuing graduate studies.