Dr. Ahmad Alhammouri is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Secondary Education, joining the department in August 2018. He obtained his BS in mathematics and statistics from Al-Hussein Bin Talal University, Jordan; MA in Curriculum and Instruction, specializing in Mathematics Education from the University of Jordan, Amman; and his Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, specializing in Mathematics, from Ohio University, Athens. Dr. Alhammouri has taught middle and high school mathematics in Jordan, Kuwait, and the United States. He served as a teaching assistant in the Departments of Teacher Education and Mathematics at Ohio University.
Additionally, during his Ph.D. journey, Dr. Alhammouri served as a graduate assistant and research assistant for the Advanced Teacher Capacity (ATC) and Outreach for Outcomes projects, which included mentoring high school mathematics teachers.
Dr. Alhammouri's research interest focuses on mathematical modeling and quantitative reasoning including how to advance mathematics teachers' capacity to address these terms in their instruction.
Dr. Alhammouri is a member of several professional organizations, including the Mathematical Association of America, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, and the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics.
The teaching assignments for Dr. Alhammouri include Math Methods, Quantitative Reasoning in Secondary Schools I & II, Assessment, as well as supervision of teacher candidates.
Dr. Alhammouri enjoys playing and watching soccer. He is also a gourmet cook.