Oklahoma Baptist University

Dr. Sarah Marsh

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Owens Hall 113

OBU Box 61161
500 W. University
Shawnee, OK 74804


Dr. Sarah Marsh joined the faculty of the James E. Hurley College of Science and Mathematics in Fall 2011. Her passion in mathematics is teaching, and she enjoys working with a wide range of both general education and more advanced mathematics classes. Dr. Marsh has been recognized for her interest in teaching undergraduate mathematics, as well as her academic achievements and research activity. Her professional interests include the transition to graduate school in mathematics, math anxiety, and the teaching of various topics in undergraduate mathematics. Beyond math, Dr. Marsh enjoys reading, playing the viola, watching collegiate sports with her husband Patrick, and spending time with family and friends.


B.S.E., University of Central Arkansas
M.A., University of Oklahoma
Ph. D., University of Oklahoma


Mathematical Association of America
Special Interest Group of the MAA on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education
Association for Women in Mathematics

Selected Publications

Sarah L. Marsh (2011) “An Exploration of the Transition to Graduate School in Mathematics.” Peer-reviewed conference proceedings for the SIGMAA on RUME’s Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education (Portland, Oregon).

Sarah L. Marsh, Deborah A. Trytten, Teri Reed-Rhoads, and Teri J. Murphy (2008) “Faculty-student interactions in engineering: The influence of social reproduction on representation of the sexes.” Peer-reviewed conference proceedings for the Research in Engineering Education Symposium (Davos, Switzerland).

MAA Read This! Reviewer (invited book reviews; 2008): Research in
Collegiate Mathematics Education VI, edited by Fernando Hitt, Guershon
Harel, Annie Selden (2006). Available here.

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