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Mark Arvidson, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Mathematics and Physics
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 6531
Mark Arvidson, Ph.D., is an experienced teacher, educator, consultant, and presenter, and a professor of mathematics at Azusa Pacific University. Arvidson did his undergraduate work at Wheaton College in mathematics; his graduate studies were completed at the Claremont Graduate University in educational philosophy, curriculum design, and mathematics education. His research interests are in Christian worldview development, moral and character education, and mathematics education. Apart from the academic world, Arvidson likes to skydive, rock climb, scuba dive, fish, hike, swim, and travel. He is happily married to his best friend, Michelle. His children are Lindsay, Austin, Hannah, and the most recent addition, Landon.


  • Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School
  • M.A., Azusa Pacific University
  • B.S., Wheaton College


  • California Single Subject Teaching Credential in Mathematics


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

  • Mathematics and Physics


  • Christian Worldview
  • Math Education

Courses Taught

  • MATH 090 – Elementary Algebra
  • MATH 095 – Intermediate Algebra
  • MATH 110 – College Algebra
  • MATH 115 – Analytical Inquiry
  • MATH 151 – Applied Calculus I
  • MATH 201 – Mathematics Concepts for Elementary Teachers
  • MATH 301 – Mathematics for Secondary Teachers
  • MATH 496 – Senior Seminar