Montana State University

College of Letters and Science

Montana State University
P.O. Box 172360
Bozeman, MT 59717-2360

Tel: (406) 994-4288
Fax: (406) 994-7580
Location: 2-205 Wilson Hall


Nicol C. Rae

Elizabeth Burroughs, Mathematical Sciences

Elizabeth Burroughs

Elizabeth A. Burroughs (Beth) is an associate professor of mathematics education in the Department of Mathematical Sciences. Her research is focused on the preparation and continued professional development of K-12 mathematics teachers.

Burroughs is principal investigator of the Examining Mathematics Coaching project, a five-year $3.5 million NSF-funded project researching mathematics coaching. Over the last decade, she has led professional development for K-12 teachers in California and Montana, most recently supporting mathematics classroom coaches. She recently completed a term as board member of the Montana Council of Teachers of Mathematics and chairs the Mathematical Association of America’s Committee on the Mathematical Education of Teachers.

She is a former high school mathematics teacher with a Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of New Mexico.

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