My research focuses on inequities in students’ mathematics outcomes and the policies and practices that shape those outcomes. I conduct large-scale analyses of national datasets, as well as smaller, classroom-based studies.

Past Affiliations

Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (past)

Teacher Education Services, School of Education, College of Human Sciences, Iowa State University (past)

Curriculum and Instruction
PhD, Michigan State University, Curriculum, Teaching and Educational Policy, 1996
MS, Michigan State University, Mathematics, 1991
BS, Northern Michigan University, Mathematics and Secondary Education, 1989
politics of education urban education mathematics education parent education academic achievement bilingual & intercultural education parent involvement educational reform educational research problem-based learning minority education women's education