Dr. Katrina Piatek-Jimenez

Professor

Department of Mathematics

Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant, MI 48859

Office: Pearce 117A

Phone: 989-774-3897

E-mail: k.p.j@cmich.edu

Curriculum vita (as of February 2020)

Teaching Interests

Geometry, Quantitative Reasoning, Proof-writing, Methods of College Teaching

Research Interests

My research is in mathematics education. My main research interests include: a) equity in mathematics education, especially related to gender, b) motivation for mathematical careers, c) stereotypes of mathematicians, and d) undergraduate students’ understanding of proofs and the language of mathematics.

Publications

·
**Piatek-Jimenez,
K.,** Nouhan, M., & Williams, M. (2020). College Students’
Images of Mathematicians and Mathematical Careers. *Journal of Humanistic Mathematics*, 10(*1*), 66-100.

·
McGraw,
R.,** Piatek-Jimenez, K., **Wiest, L., Dias, A., Goncalves, H., Hall, J., …
(2019). Working group on gender and sexuality in mathematics education: Examining
the experiences of people across cultures, *Proceedings
of the Forty-First Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the
International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education* [CD-ROM].
Eugene, OR: All Academic.

·
**Piatek-Jimenez,
K. **& Dias,
A. (in press). Gender Equity in Mathematics? In D. Aparecida Peralta & J.
Augusto Pacheco (Eds.), *Curriculum Reforms and Large Scale Assessments: Current Issues in Education*. Portugal: Porto Publishing
Company.

·
**Piatek-Jimenez,
K.** (in
press). Exploring the Benefits of Recycling, In Karaali,
G. and Khadjavi, L. (Eds.), Mathematics and social
justice: Modules for the classroom.

·
**Piatek-Jimenez,
K.** (in
press). Super Size Me: Exploring the Nutrition of
Fast Food, In Karaali, G. and Khadjavi,
L. (Eds.), Mathematics and social justice: Modules for the classroom.

·
**Piatek-Jimenez,
K., **Cribbs,
J., & Gill, N. (2018). College students’ perceptions of gender stereotypes:
making connections to the underrepresentation of women in STEM fields. *International
Journal of Science Education*, 40(*12*),
1432-1454.

·
**Piatek-Jimenez,
K., **McGraw,
R., Wiest, L., Hall, J., Hodge, A., Kersey, E., … (2018). Working group on
gender and sexuality in mathematics education: Linking the past to the future, *Proceedings of the Fortieth Annual
Conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the
Psychology of Mathematics Education* [CD-ROM]. Eugene, OR: All Academic.

·
**Piatek-Jimenez,
K.**, Nouhan, M., & Williams, M. (2017). College students'
gender and racial stereotypes of mathematicians, *Proceedings of the
Thirty-Ninth Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the
International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education* [CD-ROM].
Eugene, OR: All Academic.

·
Huang,
X., Cribbs, J., & **Piatek-Jimenez, K.** (2016). Understanding
undergraduates' math-related perceptions, *Proceedings of the Thirty-Eighth
Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for
the Psychology of Mathematics Education* [CD-ROM]. Eugene, OR: All Academic.

·
**Piatek-Jimenez,
K.** &
Phelps, C. (2016). Using Disney's *Frozen*
to motivate mathematics: Bringing fractals into the classroom, *Australian
Primary Mathematics Classroom*, 21(2), 18-25.

·
**Piatek-Jimenez,
K.** (2016). Using
Media to Problematize Gender Stereotypes in the Mathematics Classroom, In
White, D. Crespo, S. and Civil, M. (Eds.), *Cases
for teacher educators: Facilitating conversations about inequities in
mathematics classrooms*. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

·
Cribbs,
J., **Piatek-Jimenez, K.**, & Mantone, J.
(2015). The relationship between mathematics identity and personality
attributes with students' career goals, *Proceedings of the Thirty-Seventh
Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for
the Psychology of Mathematics Education* [CD-ROM]. Eugene, OR: All Academic.

·
**Piatek-Jimenez,
K.** (2015). On
the persistence and attrition of women in mathematics, *Journal of
Humanistic Mathematics*, 5(1), 3-54.

·
**Piatek-Jimenez,
K.**, Madison,
M., & Pzybyla-Kuchek, J. (2014). Equity
in mathematics textbooks: A new look at an old issue, *Journal of Women
and Minorities in Science and Engineering*. 20(1), 55-74.

·
**Piatek-Jimenez,
K.** (2013).
Mathematics students transitioning into the workforce: Influences on career
choice, *Proceedings of the Thirty-Fifth Annual Conference of the North
American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics
Education* [CD-ROM]. Eugene, OR: All Academic.

·
Madison,
M. & **Piatek-Jimenez, K.** (2012). Equity in mathematics textbooks: A
report on progress, *Proceedings of the Thirty-Forth
Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for
the Psychology of Mathematics Education* [CD-ROM]. Eugene, OR: All Academic.

·
Pzybyla, J. & **Piatek-Jimenez, K.** (2012). Gender equity
in middle school mathematics textbooks, *Proceedings of the Thirty-Forth Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of
the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education*
[CD-ROM]. Eugene, OR: All Academic.

·
**Piatek-Jimenez,
K.**, Marcinek, T., Phelps, C., & Dias, A. (2012). Helping
students become quantitatively literate. *Mathematics Teacher*.
105(9), 692-696.

·
Marcinek, T., Dias, A., & **Piatek-Jimenez, K.** (2010).
Numeracy for all college graduates? Challenges in designing a college
competency requirement in quantitative reasoning. *Proceedings of the 17th
International Conference of Adults Learning Mathematics*.

·
**Piatek-Jimenez,
K.** (2010). Students'
interpretations of mathematical statements involving quantification, *Mathematics
Education Research Journal*. 22(3), 41-56.

·
**Piatek-Jimenez,
K.** (2010).
Book Review: Resources for Teaching Discrete Mathematics: Classroom Projects,
History Modules, and Articles, *Mathematics Teacher*. 103(9), 701.

·
**Piatek-Jimenez,
K.**, & Alzaatreh, K. (2009). The Role of Advising in the Academic
Decisions of Women Mathematics Majors at a Liberal Arts College, *Proceedings
of the Thirty-First Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the
International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education* [CD-ROM].
Eugene, OR: All Academic.

·
**Piatek-Jimenez,
K.** (2008). Images
of mathematicians: A new perspective on the shortage of women in mathematical
careers. *ZDM — The International Journal on Mathematics Education*,
40(4), 633-646.

·
**Piatek-Jimenez,
K.** (2008).
The Pythagorean Theorem: Going beyond *a*^{2} + *b*^{2}
= *c*^{2}, *On-Math — Online Journal of School Mathematics*,
6.

·
**Piatek-Jimenez,
K.** (2008). Building
intuitive arguments for the triangle congruence conditions, *Mathematics
Teacher*. 101 (6), 463-466.

·
**Piatek-Jimenez,
K.** (2008).
"So I've Chosen to Major in Math. Now What?": Mathematics Students'
Knowledge of Future Career Options, *Proceedings of the Eleventh Conference
on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education*.

·
**Piatek-Jimenez,
K.** (2007).
May I Help You? Public Service as a Factor in Career Selection. *Proceedings
of the Twenty-Ninth Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the
International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education*.

·
**Piatek-Jimenez,
K.** &
Ghosh, S. (2006). Factors that Motivate the Career Goals of Women Mathematics
Students, *Proceedings of the Twenty-Eighth Annual Conference of the North
American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics
Education* [CD-ROM]. Eugene, OR: All Academic.

·
**Piatek-Jimenez,
K.** (2005).
Socio-mathematical Norms and Mathematical Practices of the Community of
Mathematicians. In G. M. Lloyd, M. R. Wilson, J. L. M. Wilkins, & S. L. Behm (Eds.), *Proceedings of the Twenty-Seventh Annual
Conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the
Psychology of Mathematics Education* [CD-ROM]. Eugene, OR: All Academic.

·
**Piatek-Jimenez,
K.** (2003).
Beginning Proof-Writing Students' Beliefs and Misconceptions about Mathematics
and Mathematical Proof. In N. A. Pateman, B. J.
Dougherty, & J. Zilliox (Eds.), *Proceedings of
the Twenty-Seventh Annual Conference of the International Group for the
Psychology of Mathematics Education, Volume 1*, 317.