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MSE Graduate Students

M.A., Curriculum and Instruction, University of Illinois

B.A., Religious Education, Missouri Baptist College

Research Interests:  Mathematics teacher learning, Lesson Study, Teacher allyship for student thriving, International math education 

Advisor: Dr. Rochelle Gutiérrez

B.S., Mathematics, California State University, Monterey Bay

Research Interests: undergraduate mathematics education, developmental mathematics, student identity, social justice, higher education

Advisor:  Dr. Rochelle Gutiérrez
M.S., Statistics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

B.S., Mathematics with Teaching Minor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Research Interests:  higher education, online education, statistics teaching and learning

Advisor:  Dr. Gloriana González

M.A.T., University of Southern California

B.A., Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley

Research Interests: equity, mathematics education, Nos/otr@s relationships (teacher-student), service-learning

Advisor: Dr. Rochelle Gutiérrez

Gayoung Kim

B.S., Mathematics with Teaching Minor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Research Interests: secondary and/or post-secondary mathematics education

Advisor: Dr. Gloriana González

Caroline Leighton

BS, Mathematics, Illinois Wesleyan University

Research Interests: secondary mathematics education, secondary mathematics curriculum, teaching and learning



Advisor: Dr. Gloriana González

B.A., Secondary Mathematics Education, Cedarville University
Research Interests: secondary mathematics education, educational technology

Advisor: Gloriana González

M.A. Educational Psychology (School Guidance & Counseling) - American University of Beirut

B.A. Education (Math & Science) - American University of Beirut

Research Interests: Teacher professional development, classroom dynamics, science teaching and learning

Advisor: Dr. Stina Krist

Ed.M., Curriculum and Instruction, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Research Interests: broadening participation in STEM, engineering education, mathematics education

Advisor: Dr. Violet Harris

Audrey Vandercar 

BA, Secondary Biology Education, University of Illinois 

Research Interests: ambitious science teaching, curriculum development, problem-based instruction, secondary science education 

Advisor: Barbara Hug 

B.A., Mathematics and Ethnic Studies, University of California at Berkeley

Research Interests: secondary mathematics education, critical mathematics education, critical ethnic and gender studies, professional development, pre-service teaching

Advisor: Dr. Gloriana González