School of Education and Human Services

Matt Wyneken, Associate Professor of Mathematics Education and Acting Associate Dean, SEHS

Associate Professor

Education: Ph.D.

Dr. Matt Wyneken has served as associate professor of mathematics education in the Department of Education since 2007. Previously, he served in the Department of Mathematics at Grand Valley State University (2004-2007) and in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Michigan-Flint (1985-2004). Dr. Wyneken holds a Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Michigan. His academic interests include promoting growth mindset and systems thinking in mathematics education, as well as the study of general orthogonal polynomials and number theory. He presently teaches in four programs: Mathematics Education for Elementary and Early Childhood Educators (MA), Secondary Education with Certification (MA), and the Elementary and Secondary Teacher Education Programs (BA/BS). He is a past chair of the Michigan Section of the Mathematical Association of America and a past president of the Michigan Associaton of Mathematics Teacher Educators.