Scott Baldridge

Ph.D. in Mathematics


Acknowledged as a writer for the Eureka Math/EngageNY curriculum, Scott Baldridge is a respected professor at Louisiana State University and a significant figure in mathematics teaching. His work has dramatically impacted math education in the United States. Models that aim to combine quantum mechanics with general relativity are the subject of Baldridge’s study. He has received accolades for his mathematics instruction and research contributions, including the NSF CAREER award. Baldridge also interacts with the public and academic community through his active participation on social media and educational forums.


  • Ph.D. in Mathematics from Michigan State University
  • Faculty position at Indiana University before 2004
  • Joined Louisiana State University in 2004 as a professor of mathematics

Professional Accomplishments

  • Professor at Louisiana State University.
  • Lead Curriculum Writer and Mathematician for Eureka Math/EngageNY Curriculum.
  • Co-Director at Gordon A. Cain Center for STEM Literacy.
  • PhD in Mathematics from Michigan State University; faculty position at Indiana University before LSU in 2004.
  • Research in models for unifying general relativity and quantum mechanics.
  • NSF CAREER award recipient for math research and education.
  • Co-authored textbooks on elementary mathematics and geometry for teachers.
  • Led a successful implementation of an Asian-style curriculum in Louisiana, significantly improving student assessment scores.


  • Co-Director of the Gordon A. Cain Center for STEM Literacy.
  • Lead Curriculum Writer and Mathematician for the Eureka Math/EngageNY Curriculum.

Special Mention

Elementary Geometry for Teachers” (2008) and “Elementary Mathematics for Teachers” (2004) were written by Scott Baldridge and Thomas Parker together. These textbooks are highly recognized in education and are designed to give teachers a solid foundation in mathematics to educate their pupils effectively. The book’s success and influence on teacher training have been acknowledged, which reflects Baldridge’s dedication to raising the standard of math instruction.