Irma Stevens

  • Assistant Professor
  • Phone: 401.874.5095
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  • Office Location: Lippitt Hall 102J


Dr. Irma Stevens is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematical Sciences at URI. She earned her B.S. in Mathematics at the UNC-Charlotte, and she earned her Masters in Mathematics and her PhD in Mathematics Education at the University of Georgia. She also completed a postdoc at the University of Michigan. She is a mathematics education researcher, and her primary research interests are on undergraduate students’ mathematical thinking, with an emphasis on quantitative and covariational reasoning with formulas at the precalculus and calculus level. She has published findings from her research in the Journal of Mathematical Behavior, Educational Studies in Mathematics, and Mathematics Teacher and in book chapters in Online Learning in Mathematics Education and Teaching, Technology and Teacher Education during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Stories from the Field.

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