2017 Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the
International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education

Graduate Student Events

Graduate Student Social

Join us on Friday evening for the annual graduate student social! Meet fellow grad students, find future collaborators, and enjoy each other’s company.

  • The social will take place from 5:45-6:30 in the Iron Horse (located below the Grand Hall Ballroom).
  • Appetizers will be served.
  • Graduate students will receive a ticket for one free beverage.
  • A cash bar will be available for additional drinks.
  • There will be a drawing for door prizes during the social.

Mentoring Luncheon

During lunch on Saturday, graduate students are invited to sit with faculty members from around North America. Ask questions, collaborate, and network while you enjoy your meal!

  • Graduate students can choose tables in a designated area of the Grand Hall Ballroom based on their interest.
  • Details about participating faculty will be emailed prior to the conference and will be included in the folder you pick up at registration.

Graduate Student Events Committee

Rebecca Borowski

Committee Co-Chair

Rebecca Borowski is a Ph.D. candidate studying mathematics education at Indiana University-Bloomington. Her research interests include linear representations of quantity and the meanings ascribed to them by students, teachers, and researchers.


Tuyin An

Committee Co-Chair

Tuyin An is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at Georgia Southern University. She was a Ph.D. candidate at Purdue University when she joined our committee in 2016. Her research interests include mathematical reasoning and proof; geometric theorems; teachers' reflection and teaching practice; and curriculum analysis and comparison.


Michael Daiga

Committee Member

Michael Daiga is a doctoral student in mathematics education at Indiana University-Bloomington and a math teacher at Martinsville High School. His dissertation research is studying preservice teachers' knowledge of transnumeration, a type of statistical thinking involving graphical representations.


Cetin Kursat Bilir

Committee Member

Cetin Kursat Bilir is a Ph.D. candidate in the Mathematics Education Program at Purdue University, West Lafayette. His dissertation topic is pre-service teachers' understanding the measurement of area of rectangular and non-rectangular figures.


Lane Bloome

Committee Member

Lane Bloome is a Ph.D. student in mathematics education at Purdue. His research focus is the narrative development of mathematics identity, especially in the context of postsecondary mathematics remediation.


Musa Sadak

Committee Member

Musa Sadak is a doctoral candidate in mathematics education at Indiana University-Bloomington. His recent research interests are the international assessments, especially TIMSS and PISA, and technology in mathematics education.

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