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Department of Mathematics

Ksenija Simic-Muller

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Ksenija Simic-Muller
Phone:
Office:
Morken Center for Learning & Technology - Room 257
M & W:
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Website:
  • Professional
  • Personal

Additional Titles/Roles

  • Director of Peace Scholars Committee

Education

  • Ph.D., Mathematics, Carnegie Mellon University, 2004
  • M.S., Mathematics, Carnegie Mellon University, 2000
  • Undergraduate, Theoretical Mathematics, University of Belgrade, 1997

Areas of Emphasis or Expertise

  • Logic
  • Mathematics Education
  • Math and Social Justice

Biography

Ksenija Simic-Muller received her undergraduate degree in Theoretical Mathematics at the University of Belgrade in Serbia (former Yugoslavia), and her masters and doctoral degrees from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. Her doctorate was in Pure and Applied Logic. She then had a teaching postdoctoral position at the University of Arizona, where she retrained as a mathematics educator while working for the Center for the Mathematics Education of Latinos/as. Her current research interests are in the areas of culturally relevant mathematics teaching, teaching mathematics for social justice, and equity in mathematics education in general, especially as they pertain to teacher education.