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Faculty/Staff Profiles

Carlos Nicolas Gomez

Assistant Professor

Office: 409-B Tillman Hall
Phone: 864-656-5127
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Educational Background

PhD Mathematics Education
University of Georgia 2016

M. Ed. Mathematics Education
University of Georgia 2011

B.S. Mathematics
University of Texas in El Paso 2007


Carlos Nicolas Gomez serves as an assistant professor of secondary mathematics. His research interests center on issues of mathematics teacher development. Specifically, he focuses on the emotional experiences of teachers as they form their identities as teachers-of-mathematics. He is also interested in teachers learning to conduct argumentation and developing professional learning communities. Carlos received his Ph.D. from the University of Georgia Department of Mathematics and Science Education. Prior to this he taught mathematics for five years at Winder-Barrow High School in Winder, Georgia.

Courses Taught

EDF 9420 Curriculum and Instruction in Mathematics Education
EDF 9720 Phenomenology and Grounded Theory Research Methods and Design
EDF 9790 Qualitative Research in Education
EDML 8020 Early Adolescent Psychology and Philosophy
EDML 8030 The Early Adolescent Learner
EDSC 3260 Practicum in Secondary Mathematics
EDSC 4260 Teaching Secondary Mathematics
EDSC 6370 Technology in Secondary Mathematics
MATH 1150 Contemporary Mathematics for Elementary I
MATH 1160 Contemporary Mathematics for Elementary II
MATH 3080 College Geometry
MATH 4080 Exploration and Analysis of Secondary Mathematics

Research Interests

Emotions influence on mathematics teacher development
Narrative identities of mathematics teachers
Collective argumentation in the mathematics classroom
Professional learning communities