Ph.D., Illinois State University, Math Education.
Sinan Kanbir received his Ph.D. from Illinois State University in mathematics education. He received a master's degree in computer and educational technology from Marmara University and his bachelor's degree in mathematics education from Gazi University, Turkey. Prior to his appointment at UW-Stevens Point, he spent several years teaching math at the middle and high school levels, and university level courses for prospective middle and elementary school teachers.
At UWSP, he teaches mathematics education/mathematics preservice elementary and middle school teacher courses. His research interests include the development of students' and teachers' algebraic reasoning, particularly in the elementary and middle grades, the development of pre-service teachers' mathematical knowledge for teaching, and problem-based instruction.