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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

EDSC 4260 Teaching Secondary Mathematics
EDML 8020 Early Adolescent Psychology and Philosophy
MATH 1160 Contemporary Mathematics for Elementary II

Research Interests

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