Kari  Jurgenson
Assistant Professor
Orlean Beeson School of Education
Teacher Education
325 Orlean Bullard Beeson Hall

Kari Jurgenson, assistant professor of teacher education, loves being in the classroom supporting students and teachers in their learning and development and helping them grow in their own confidence and unlock their potential.

Prior to doctoral study at Iowa State University, Jurgenson taught middle school and high school mathematics in Missouri and has also taught the elementary mathematics methods course at Iowa State University. Through mathematics education research projects, she has spent a significant amount of time in a variety of elementary classrooms and believes they are critical years to pique young children’s excitement and interest in mathematics and STEM.

Her research interests include integrated STEM education and mathematics teacher education.

A Minnesota native, her personal interests include spending time outside, swimming, traveling, solving logic puzzles and spending time with family.