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Sunghwan Byun

Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education


Poe Hall 502F

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Dr. Sunghwan Byun is a former high school mathematics teacher and a National Board Certified Teacher. His research focuses on discourse and social interaction in mathematics and statistics classrooms, and he aims to support educators in facilitating productive and equitable learning opportunities for historically marginalized students. He is currently developing research programs that examine language and social interaction when the teacher and students work with data using computational tools in undergraduate courses.

  • 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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