Ph.D. candidate Kari Jurgenson has been granted a $15,000 P.E.O. Scholar Award to support her doctoral work in mathematics education

May 24, 2019

Kari Jurgenson, a doctoral candidate specializing in mathematics education, has received a $15,000 award from the Philanthropic Educational Organization to support her doctoral education. The P.E.O. Scholar Award cites Jurgenson for scholarly excellence, academic achievement, meritorious career goals, and ability to make a significant contribution to her chosen field. Jurgenson’s dissertation work focuses on how elementary students engage in mathematical discourse and argumentation during an integrated science, technology, engineering, and mathematics — or STEM — unit, and how teachers create environments that support such engagement.

Contact Details:

Name: Mollie Appelgate
Phone: 515-294-4329
Department: in the School of Education