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Brit Claiborne

Doctoral Student

Brit Claiborne is a doctoral student of mathematics and science education at the Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. Brit’s research interests focus on developing STEM teacher candidates’ abilities as activists for social change within their classrooms and community. This includes how teachers can sustain transformative teaching practices given the constraints of the US education system while disrupting dominant discourses to imagine a more just future.

Before joining BU Wheelock, Brit was a high school mathematics teacher in Chicago-area public schools. Brit also has professional experience in ballet and modern dance and enjoys finding connections between math, justice, and art.

MS, Mathematics Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University

BA, Mathematics and Statistics, Smith College

Allen, L., Borst, K., Claiborne, B., Kolesnikov, A., & Pilewski, K. (2016). Interpolation properties of C1 quadratic splines on hexagonal cells. Computer Aided Geometric Design, 45, 73–82.