Faculty profile

Marcia Burrell



111 Wilber Hall

Office hours

By appointment only.

Marcia Burrell head shot

Dr. Burrell joined the Curriculum and Instruction Department in 2000, and has taught courses in assessment, math methods, and foundations. She works to include Instructional Technology into all the courses she teaches.


  • Instructional Technology
  • Mathematics Learning and Gatekeeping
  • Global Education

Dr. Burrell's interests lie in using technology in the classroom especially as a vehicle for the knowing and learning of mathematics. Also, Dr. Burrell enjoys assisting students in the process of learning about other cultures through travel courses. 


Burrell, M. M. (2014, Fall). Teacher education on the brink. UUP In Touch, Newsletter of the Oswego Chapter, 8.

Maina, F., Burrell, M., & Hampton, B. (2011). Coping strategies for students of color in a predominantly white college: Voices from the alumni. Online Submission, Retrieved from EBSCOhost.


  • McCormick, A., Burrell, M., Early, J., Glidden, L., Wan, H.(2016, January 23) Global Literacy Defined by Engagement: SUNY Oswego’s Best Practices, Washington D.C, Association of American Colleges and Universities Conference.
  • Burrell, M. M. (2014, September, 25). Gate keeping. Workshop presented at Mathematics Education in a Connected World, Dubrovnik, Montenegro.
  • Burrell, M. M. (2012, July 9). Gate keeping: Teaching Mathematics from a Multicultural Perspective. Talk presented at STEM Education Conference, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY. 

Awards and honors

President’s Award for Excellence in Faculty Service, April 2011.

Accepted to the HERS (Higher Education Resource Services) Leadership Institute, July 2016.

Performances and exhibitions

Burrell, M.M. (October 3, 2015), TEDx Talk: Gatekeeping in Mathematics, Onondaga Community College, Syracuse, New York.


Ph.D. Walden University, Educational Technology, 2006