Samuel Otten

  • Lois Knowles Faculty Fellow, Professor
  • Department Chair - Learning, Teaching, and Curriculum

Samuel Otten received his Ph.D. in mathematics education and his M.S. in mathematics from Michigan State University. Prior to that, he attended Grand Valley State University and was raised in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. His research centers on students’ participation in mathematical practices at the secondary level, with a focus on classroom discourse and instructional technology.

Areas of Expertise

  • Standards for mathematical practice
  • Student participation in secondary mathematics classrooms
  • Discourse

Emphasis Areas

  • Mathematics Education