Nathan Sams

Nathan Sams, Davis & Elkins College

Nathaniel Sams
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Location: Eshleman Science Center 408
Phone: 304-637-1382

What I Find Rewarding About D&E:

I really enjoy the small classes and the opportunities to educate a variety of students – from international students from so many different places to students from nearby in West Virginia.


  • M.S. Mathematics, West Virginia University, Morgantown, W.Va.
  • B.A. Mathematics, West Virginia University
  • B.A. Chemistry, West Virginia University


  • Online Course and Lesson Plan Developer, National Common Core Standards, West Virginia Department of Education
  • Director, Summer Gifted Program for Grades 5-12, West Virginia Wesleyan College

Teaching Areas: 

  • Developmental Math
  • Quant Reasoning for Humanities
  • College Algebra
  • Topics in Mathematics
  • Teaching Math Children (K-6)
  • Math for Elementary Teachers
  • Geometry Concepts


Professor Sams has previously received two $10,000 grants from NASA WV Space Grant Consortium.