My research agenda involves mixed-methods studies with graduate students and faculty on learning in the content area; action research with elementary and middle school students and teachers on reflective writing in problem solving; and curricula design and classroom assessment with university personnel and secondary teachers.

Subject Area:

  • Mathematics Education.

Subject Area:

  • Mathematics Education.
BS, Indiana University Bloomington, Education
MA, Indiana University Bloomington, Mathematics
PhD, Indiana University Bloomington, Mathematics Education
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Senior Distinguished Researcher, Indiana University Southeast, 2020

George G. Mallinson Distinguished Service, School Science and Mathematics Association, 2019

Helen Cunningham Educator Award for Excellence in Teaching Mathematics, Greater Louisville Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2018

Max Beberman Mathematics Education Award, Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2014

Past President, School Science and Mathematics Association, 2010-2011

Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, Northern Illinois University, 2005

Past Vice President, Research Council on Mathematics Learning, 2003-2005

Mathematics Education Service & Achievement Award, Kentucky Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1992

School Science & Mathematics Association
Research Council on Mathematics Learning