Dr. Lotze brings 25 years of teaching, curriculum development, and educational leadership experience from a variety of academic positions, including his previous university position as dean of the School of Education. Dr. Lotze has taught many years of junior high, high school, and college level mathematics and pedagogy, in locations including Memphis, Tenn.; Zug, Switzerland; Salt Lake City, Utah; Towson, Md., and Washington, D.C.
Prior to joining the university, Dr. Lotze served as senior product development manager for the Teachers College of Western Governors University. During that time, he was a mathematics mentor, the mathematics program coordinator, and redesigned the mathematics programs and the professional studies course offerings. Dr. Lotze was a member of The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Institutional Report (NCATE IR) writing team that succeeded in garnering the first NCATE accreditation granted to an online teachers college. His research interests include the appropriate use of technology to enhance teaching and learning. Dr. Lotze holds a B.S. in Mathematics from the College of William and Mary, an M.A. in Mathematics Education from West Virginia University, and a Ph.D. in Mathematics Education from American University.