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College of Education

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Edwin Dickey, Ph.D.

Title: Professor
Associate Department Chair
Department: Instruction and Teacher Education
College of Education
Phone: 803-777-6235

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Dr. Dickey is a native of Brazil and educated in U.S. Department of Defense Schools in Europe. He received his doctoral degree from the University of South Carolina in Secondary Education with an emphasis in mathematics.  His personal website contains his CV, course syllabi, and links to selected papers and presentations.


Dr. Dickey’s research interests include uses of technology in mathematics education, particularly Computer Algebra Systems, and recruitment and retention of teachers.  Most recently he led the Duke Energy funded STEM teaching marketing initiative that launched the national Teach Science and Math initiative That promotes STEM teaching Careers and featuring  a Beyonce-approved “All the STEM Teachers” video.

Dr. Dickey has been involved in teacher education and consulting projects in Africa, Asia, and South America.  He has held several leadership positions with the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) involving journal and conferences.  He served as chair of the Mathematics Teacher Editorial Panel and founding chair for NCTM’s electronic journal, ON-Math.  He was chair of the 1999 Annual Meeting Program Committee and helped launch the High School Interactive Institute.  Dr. Dickey serves on the Planning Committee for the Association of Public Land-grant Universities Mathematics Teacher Education Partnership where he also leads the Research Action Cluster on teacher recruitment.  He has been Principal Investigator, Senior Personnel, or External Evaluator for several funded projects, and has published articles across a wide range of venues.



Teaching areas/areas of expertise are Mathematics and Technology Education:

EDSE 660, Teaching Mathematics with Manipulatives, Grades 7-12

EDSE 770, Technology and Mathematics Education

Supervision of Secondary Education Mathematics Interns