Ph. D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Mathematics Education

M. S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Mathematics

B. S., Davidson College, Mathematics

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Research

Jay Wilkins, Professor in the Department of Teaching and Learning, teaches graduate-level mathematics and mathematics education courses for pre- and in-service teachers and advises masters and doctoral students in mathematics education. He is the Mathematics Education Program Leader and the K-8 Mathematics Specialist Program Leader. Wilkins' research interests include: understanding and measuring quantitative literacy, children's development of fraction concepts, mathematical beliefs and attitudes, and the teaching and learning of probability and statistics. His recent work has been published in the *Journal for Research in Mathematics Education*, *Cognition and Instruction,* *Journal of Mathematical Behavior*, *Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education, Educational and Psychological Measurement, Teaching Children Mathematics, and Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School.*

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