Dr. Romberg is an emeritus Bascom Professor of Education at the University of Wisconsin Department of Curriculum and Instruction and the former director of the United States Department of Education National Center for Research, Teaching, and Learning of Mathematics. An expert in mathematics education, Dr. Romberg helped develop some of the first national-level evaluation standards for mathematics and science curricula and authored several seminal studies on standards-based assessment, common curriculum, and instructional reform. Dr. Romberg is the chair of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Commission on Standards and has taught and studied around the world as a visiting professor at the University of Delhi, a research fellow of the University of Tasmania, a Fulbright Fellow, and a university reviewer with the National Science Foundation in South Africa. He holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from Omaha University and was awarded his Doctor of Philosophy in mathematics education from Stanford University. In recognition of his work, Dr. Romberg has been named a fellow of the American Educational Research Association and presented with awards from numerous schools and educational policy groups internationally. Dr. Romberg looks forward to summarizing and continuing his research in the coming years.
A Marquis-produced video biography explores Dr. Romberg’s work and professional journey.
Dr. Romberg was recently featured among a select group of Marquis listees in the Wall Street Journal.
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