Mathematics Education

Pelin Akan

Pelin Akan is a doctoral student in educational studies with a specialization in mathematics and science education at BU Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. Her research interests focus on designing math curricula that instill students with an affection for mathematics, increasing accessibility to productive struggle, culturally responsive teaching, and equity issues in math […]

Gregory Benoit

Dr. Gregory Benoit (Dr. GB) is a lecturer in math education at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development as well as the assistant director for the Earl Center for Learning & Innovation. He uses his experiences as a graduate of, and former teacher in, the Boston Public Schools as an anchor for […]

Aaron Brakoniecki

Dr. Aaron Brakoniecki is a senior lecturer and program director for the Mathematics Education program at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. He currently teaches mathematics education courses to prospective and practicing middle and high school mathematics teachers. His research focuses on preservice teachers’ mathematics knowledge for teaching and the impacts of […]

Brit Claiborne

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 […]

Samuel Cook

Dr. Samuel Cook is a clinical associate professor of math education at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development, with an affiliation in the College of Arts & Sciences Mathematics and Statistics. An applied statistician, he is active in the Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education (RUME) community, where he studies inquiry-based learning in […]

Eric Cordero-Siy

Dr. Eric Cordero-Siy (last syllable is pronounced “sea,” like the body of water) is a clinical assistant professor in the Mathematics Education program at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. His work supports elementary teachers in developing lessons that support mathematical sense-making, particularly with the use of drawings and other informal representations. […]

Leslie Dietiker

Dr. Leslie Dietiker is the associate dean for research at Wheelock College of Education and Human Development and an associate professor of mathematics education. Her research focuses attention on the curricular perspectives of mathematics teachers and their use of mathematics curriculum materials. Dr. Dietiker is the recipient of the Boston University Metcalf Award for Excellence […]

Joshua Goodman

Dr. Joshua Goodman is an associate professor of education and of economics at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development, where he works on the economics of education policy. His research applies causal inference methods to large quantitative data sets, to provide rigorous evidence on the impacts of education policies. His work focuses […]

Lindsey McLean

Lindsey McLean is a research scientist at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. She supports the work on a National Science Foundation-funded study in teacher preparation, in partnership with colleagues at University of Virginia and University of Delaware. The project focuses on preparing general education preservice teachers to work with students with […]

Catherine O’Connor

Dr. Catherine O’Connor is professor of education and linguistics at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. Her work in education explores the teacher’s role in creating inclusive, equitable, and conceptually fruitful classroom discussion. She has focused on the role of discussion in support of student reasoning in literacy and mathematics learning in […]