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Marvin Harrell

Marvin Harrell

Professor of Mathematics and Economics

Campus Box 4027

Building Science Hall

Room 250E

  • 620-341-5640

Campus Box 4027
1 Kellogg Circle
Emporia State University
Emporia, KS 66801
Office: Science Hall 250E

Joined the department in 1990


Ph. D. C & I - Mathematics Education, University of Missouri-Kansas City (1993)

M.S. Mathematics, Emporia State University (1987)

B.S.E. Mathematics, Emporia State University (1985)

Research Area

Mathematics Education
Inquiry-based Instruction

Professional Highlights

  • LA&S Excellence in Teaching Award, 2016-2017
  • LA&S Excellence in Service Award, 2004-2005
  • Mary Headrick Award, Emporia State University
  • Co-director of the following departmental STEM outreach programs:
  • EYF, Master It!, Sonia Kovalevsky, Summer Scholars
  • Member of National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
  • Member of Women in Mathematics Network
  • Member of Phi Kappa Phi

Classes taught

  • Mathematics for the Elementary/Middle School Teacher I
  • Mathematics for the Elementary/Middle School Teacher II
  • Geometry for the Elementary/Middle School Teacher
  • Basic Calculus
  • Introduction to Probability and Statistics & Math and Technology


Cooking/Baking, home renovation/woodworking, movie watching