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Sharren Thomas

Clinical Assistant Professor    Assistant Professor of Urban Education    

Ph.D. in Mathematics Education, University of Georgia, 2011
M. ED in Mathematics Education, Mercer University, 2003
B.S. in Mathematics, Georgia State University, 1993


Urban education
Mathematics education
Teacher preparation
Culturally relevant pedagogy


Dr. Sharren Thomas is a clinical assistant professor of urban education in the College of Education & Human Development at Georgia State University. She serves as program coordinator of the Atlanta Urban Teacher Residency (AUTR) Program and works in collaboration with Atlanta Public Schools. She has had extensive experience in working as a mathematics instructional coach, classroom teacher, and department chair. Her research interests include urban teacher and in-service teacher preparation, teacher preparation programs in mathematics education and culturally relevant pedagogy in diverse classrooms.


White, D. Y., Thomas, S., Rhodes, G., DuCluox, K.K. (2006). “Infusing equity and diversity issues into mathematics method courses: An annotated bibliography.” AMTE Connections, 5 – 7.