Field of work

Assistant professor in Mathematics Education

Courses taught

Mathematics education

Research areas

Research interests include critical mathematics education and how complex and socially relevant issues can be linked to mathematics teaching to promote critical citizenship. Also researches programming in school and how students' ethical reflections are relevant for their lived democracy. Furthermore, argumentation and critical mathematics education in multilingual classrooms, related to topics such as mathematical modelling and ICT, are of research interest.

Research groups

Lived Democracy



  • Potentials for critical reflections on climate change figures

    Hauge, Kjellrun Hiis, Gøtze, Peter, Hansen, Ragnhild, Steffensen, Lisa (2022)
  • Students’ discussions of cultural, social, economic, and political aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic

    Steffensen, Lisa, Hauge, Kjellrun Hiis, Nakling, Jakob (2022)
  • "På flukt" – mathematical modelling in primary school

    Steffensen, Lisa, Kasari, Georgia (2022)
  • Wicked problems i lærerutdanningene

    Hauge, Kjellrun Hiis, Heggen, Marianne Presthus, Steffensen, Lisa (2021)
  • Carbon Footprints Calculators and Climate Change

    Steffensen, Lisa, Kacerja, Suela (2021)