Amelia Farid

Milly's research explores how student engagement in mathematical disciplinary practices can be leveraged towards advancing conceptual understanding of mathematics content. With a BA and MA in mathematics, Milly is interested in bringing powerful mathematics to all students. She has experience teaching math at the middle school and undergraduate levels, as well as initiating and working in grassroots youth empowerment programs all over the world (China; Colombia; New York; and California).

Specializations and Interests

Mathematics Education; Cognition and Development; Disciplinary Practices; Undergraduate Education


Ph.D., UCLA, Applied Linguistics

MTESL, Master of Teaching English as a Second Language, Arizona State University

B.A. (summa cum laude), Inter American University of Puerto Rico, English, Emphasis in Secondary Education

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