Graduate Students

Alyse Schneider

Alyse Schneider

I study teaching as an occupation, schools of education, pedagogical theory, and the use of education to solve political problems… < Click name to read more >
Amelia Farid

Amelia Farid

I am a fourth year SESAME student, focusing on mathematics education. I am interested in practices of defining in mathematics, as well as in learning trajectories of the development of fraction arithmetic understandings, from elementary through collegiate… < Click name to read more >
Darryl Diptee

Darryl Diptee

My research investigates how minority students might better negotiate their academic identities within oppressive social systems, as informed by embodied cognition. < Click name to read more >
Jessica Benally

Jessica Benally

I am a first year doctoral student in the SESAME program with a concentration in mathematics and an interest in integrating mathematics and Indigenous Knowledge… < Click name to read more >
Julien Putz

Julien Putz

I am interested in the cognitive mechanisms that constitute mathematical thinking, drawing primarily on the paradigm of embodiment. < Click name to read more >
Leah Rosenbaum

Leah Rosenbaum

I’m primarily interested in tangible learning as a means to concretely explore math concepts and if/how studying math in a physical context differs from a symbolic context. Currently, this interest in manifested in the design of tabletop and floor-based machines/models/toys to play around with … < Click name to read more >
Rachel S. Y. Chen

Rachel S. Y. Chen

I am interested in the embodied and interactional practices of individuals on the autism spectrum as they navigate their material and social world. Specifically, I study autistic phenomena (such as stimming, routines, displays of affect), and investigate how these are… < Click name to read more >
Sofia Tancredi

Sofia Tancredi

I am interested in sensory regulation, movement and learning, embodied cognition, sensory dimensions of autism and ADHD, holistic education…
Zoe Silverman

Zoe Silverman

I am a doctoral student in the Learning Sciences and Human Development cluster with an interest in object-based teaching and learning in museums… < Click name to read more >