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Lynn Hart

Department Chair    Professor    

K-5 Mathematics content knowledge for teachers
Teacher development in mathematics education
The role of metacognition and beliefs in teacher knowledge acquisition


Lynn Hart is a professor of mathematics education and chair of the Department of Early Childhood and Elementary Education at Georgia State University. Her research focuses on teacher development of mathematical content knowledge, pedagogical content knowledge, and the specialized content knowledge for teaching, as well as the role of affect on teacher learning.

She is the former chair of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education and the former treasurer of the AERA Special Interest Group, Research in Mathematics Education. She has published extensively in numerous journals, such as Education Studies in Mathematics, the Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education, Research in Mathematics Education (UK), School Science and Mathematics and others. She recently produced an edited book on elementary teachers’ mathematics preparation. She has presented her research across the U.S. and internationally in several countries, including Ireland, Finland, Germany, Greece, Uganda, Mexico, Ecuador, Italy, Budapest, the Bahamas and Canada.