Dr. Mohr-Schroeder joined the University of Kentucky faculty in 2006. She is a Professor of STEM Education where she is the co-chair of the secondary mathematics education program. She holds a BSEd and MS in Mathematics from Pittsburg State University, and a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction – Mathematics Education from Texas A&M University. As a native of Kansas, she began her career as a junior high, high school, community college, and college mathematics instructor.
Since her arrival to UK, Dr. Mohr-Schroeder has been involved in over $15 million in NSF funding, expanding STEM Education through various initiatives including the Science and Mathematics Teacher Imperative (SMTI), and has been instrumental in garnering internal and external funding to support transdisciplinary teacher preparation. When she is not boating, camping, or using her mathematical abilities to remodel her home, she enjoys researching pre-service teacher Mathematics Education, Mathematics Knowledge for Teaching, and Assessment.