DANA GROSSER CLARKSON, PH.D.
POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW, CENTER FOR MATHEMATICS EDUCATION
Dr. Dana Grosser-Clarkson is currently a postdoctoral fellow in the Center for Mathematics Education working on Dan Chazan’s NSF-funded grant (Developing Rich Media-based Materials for Practice-based Teacher Education). She recently completed her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Maryland. While at Maryland Dana taught several secondary mathematics methods courses and also supervised candidates in their year-long field placements. Prior to her work at UMD, Dana was an assistant mathematics professor at the University of Charleston and taught high school mathematics in Michigan. Dana holds a Master’s and a bachelors degree in secondary mathematics education from Western Michigan University, where she also worked with the Core-Plus Mathematics Project. Dana's current research interests include the following: core-practices, practice-based teacher education, standards-based curricula, algebraic thinking, classroom discourse, and lesson study.