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Sunghwan Byun

Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education


Poe Hall 502F

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Sunghwan conducts research on discourse and social interaction in data science, mathematics, and statistics teaching and learning. He is an Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education in the Department of STEM Education at NC State. He also serves as the Director of Educational Research at the NC State Data Science Academy. Prior to his academic career, he was a high school mathematics teacher and a National Board Certified Teacher. His current research focuses on undergraduate data science and statistics instruction, and his work aims to support educators in facilitating productive and equitable learning opportunities for students with historically marginalized backgrounds.

  • Doctoral Program Area of Study: Mathematics & Statistics Education
  • Master’s Concentration: Mathematics Education
  • Undergraduate: Mathematics Education – Middle School or Secondary


Ph.D. Mathematics Education Michigan State University 2021

M.S. Statistics Michigan State University 2020

M.S. Mathematics Education Oregon State University 2008

B.S. Mathematics Education Kyungpook National University 2007

Area(s) of Expertise

Classroom Research
Equity & Diversity
Mathematics & Statistics Education
Qualitative Research
Teacher Education & Professional Development


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