Member Since: 2010
Jeremy Kilpatrick is Regents Professor of Mathematics Education at the University of Georgia. He received an A.B. in mathematics and an M.A. in education from the University of California, Berkeley, and an M.S. in mathematics and Ph.D. in education from Stanford University. Before joining the faculty at Georgia in 1975, he taught at Teachers College, Columbia University. His research interests include teachers’ proficiency in teaching mathematics, mathematics curriculum change and its history, mathematics assessment, and the history of research in mathematics education. He received the 2007 Felix Klein Medal honoring lifetime achievement in mathematics education from the International Commission on Mathematical Instruction and the 2003 Lifetime Achievement Award for Distinguished Service to Mathematics Education from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. He holds an honorary doctorate from the University of Gothenburg, is a National Associate of the National Academy of Sciences, and is a Fellow of the American Educational Research Association. His edited books include Adding It Up: Helping Children Learn Mathematics (with Jane Swafford and Brad Findell), A Research Companion to Principles and Standards for School Mathematics (with W. Gary Martin and Deborah Schifter), and A History of School Mathematics (with George Stanic). He recently co-chaired (with Helen Quinn) a committee on mathematics and science education for the National Academy of Education’s Education Policy White Papers Project.