Dr. Crystal Morton

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STEM GIRL SUMMER

"We all make mistakes, but we get back up and take whatever supports we need, learn our lessons, and keep moving."

Quick Facts

Featured in: Summer Camp (June 2022)

Current role: Associate Professor of Mathematics Education at Indiana University Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI)

Credentials: 

  • Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics, Master of Arts in Teaching in Secondary Mathematics, and Ph.D. in Education at the University of North Caroline at Chapel Hill


Interests: Teaching, Mathematics, STEM, and Equity

In our June 2022 – Summer Camp box, Dr. Morton shares how her math story started with a simple pack of gum and why she chose to start a summertime STEM program for girls. She tells us about teaching teachers and how she tells girls how to feel more confident in their math ability.

Black Girl MATHgic Exclusive Interview Preview

“My confidence might not be as high on some very advanced math, but I know that if I put the time and effort into it and get support, I'll be able to figure out what I need to figure out.”

Check out our June 2022 – Summer Camp box to see Dr. Crystal Morton’s FULL interview!

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