Gonzalez, Lidia

Overview

Curriculum Vitae

  1. Education


    Degree Institution Field Dates
    PhD  CUNY Graduate Center  Urban Education  2008 
    MPhil  CUNY Graduate Center  Urban Education  2007 
    MA  New York University  Mathematics Education  1999 
    BS  New York University  Mathematics Education  1997 
  2. Full-Time Academic Experience


    Institution Rank Field Dates
    York College  Assistant Professor  Mathematics  September 2008 - Present 
    CUNY Graduate Center  Doctoral Fellow  Urban Education  June 2006-May 2008 
    Washington Irving High School  Mathematics Teacher  Mathematics  February 2000 - June 2006 
  3. Part-Time Academic Experience


    Institution Rank Field Dates
    Brooklyn College  Adjunct Lecturer  Mathematics & Mathematics Education  June 2005 - December 2007 
  4. Non Academic Experience


    Place of Employment Title Date
    Magi Educational Services  Consultant: Assessed vocational school curricula  April 2006 - May 2006 
    NYC Department of Education  Consultant: Ran professional development workshops on Geometer's Sketchpad  April 2006 
    New York State Education Department  Member of the Math A Panel  July 2003 - October 2003 
    New York University: Office of Undergraduate Admissions  Appointment Coordinator  January 1998-December 1999 
  5. Employment Record At This Institution

    Rank Dates
    Assistant Professor  September 2008 - Present 
  6. Publications In Field Of Expertise

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:

        Gonzalez, L. "The License Plate Challenge." Journal of Recreational Mathematics. 37(2) 2012: 122-131.

        Gellert, L. & Gonzalez, L. "Teacher collaboration: Implications for new mathematics teachers." Current Issues in Education. 14(1) 2011: 1-38.

        Foote, M., Brantlinger, B., Haydar, Hanna, Smith, B., & Gonzalez, L. "Are we supporting teacher success: Insights from an alternative route mathematics teacher certification program for urban public schools." Education and Urban Society. 43(3) 2011: 396-425.

        Gonzalez, L. "Raising standards while lowering the bar: Implications of the structure and scoring of the NYS Math Regents Exams." Mathematics Teachers' Journal. 60(2) 2010: 55-57.

        Gonzalez. L. "Developing pre-service elementary school teachers' conceptual understanding of addition and subtraction: An exercise in base 4." Mathematics Teaching Research Journal. 3(3) August 2009: 70-85.

        Gonzalez, L. "Teaching math for social justice: Reflections on a community of practice for high school math teachers." Journal of Urban Mathematics Education. 2(1) Spring/Summer 2009: 22-51.

      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings

          Gonzalez, L. "Social justice in math professional development? Problems and possibilities raised by a research-based community of practice for urban high school math teachers." It takes a University: Bridging Practice and Research in Urban Education: Proceedings from the 2009 Inaugural CUNY Education Conference. April 24, 2009: 12.

        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:

      Gonzalez, L.. "Challenging homophobia in the classroom: Lessons from two students." Rethinking Sexism, Gender and Sexuality (working title). Book to be published by Rethinking Schools (forthcoming: 5 pages).

      Gonzalez, L. "Chp. 9 - Valuing the Process: Working with Teachers Around Mathematics for Social Justice." Teaching Mathematics for Social Justice: Conversations with Educators. Anita A. Wager and David W. Stinson (Eds.) 2012: 127-143.

    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  7. Other Publications

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:

        Glaser, D. & Gonzalez, L. "Nutrition across the disciplines: Reflections on a theme-based college immersion program." DisCover. 2.1 Fall 2009: 145-155.

      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:
    4. Government Reports or Monographs

      Gonzalez, L. "Birthday Problem." Encyclopedia of Mathematics and Society, Eds. Sarah J. Greenwald & Jill E. Thomley. Salem Press 2011: .

      Gonzalez, L. "Sequences and Series." Encyclopedia of Mathematics and Society, Eds. Sarah J. Greenwald & Jill E. Thomley. Salem Press 2011: .

      Gonzalez, L. "Zero." Encyclopedia of Mathematics and Society, Eds. Sarah J. Greenwald & Jill E. Thomley. Salem Press 2011: .

      Gonzalez, L. "Golden Ratio." Encyclopedia of Mathematics and Society, Eds. Sarah J. Greenwald & Jill E. Thomley. Salem Press 2011: .

    5. Book Reviews:
  8. Presented Papers, Lectures, And Exhibitions And Performances

    "Activities for Undergraduate Students in Mathematics and Computer Science: Two Programs" January 2014: Joint Mathematics Meeting.

    "Challenging the Under-representation of women in mathematics: The York Tensor Scholars Program" January 2014: Joint Mathematics Meeting.

    "A Quantitative Analysis of the Relationship between an Online Homework System and Student Achievement (Babaali, P & Gonzalez, L.)" May 2013: CUNY CUE Conference.

    "Successful Grant Writing" May 2013: Provost Conversations on Research and Scholarship at York College.

    "The Mathematics of Inclusion: Challenging the underrepresentation of women in mathematics through a mathematics circle" March 2013: CUNY Faculty Diversity and Inclusion Conference.

    "The Mathematics of Inclusion: An Exploration of the York Tensor Scholars Program" February 2013: Ethnography in Education Research Forum.

    "Flipping - Turning the Classroom Inside Out" November 2012: Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at York College.

    "Teaching Teachers Mathematics for Social Justice" April 2012: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Research Pre-session.

    "The Mathematics of Inclusion: An Exploration into the York Tensor Scholars Program" October 2011: National Network for Educational Renewal.

    "Alternative Assessments in Mathematics" October 2011: 4th Annual Day of Assessment at York College Poster Session.

    "Stop the Whining! Effective Grading Practices that Increase Clarity and Decrease Aggravation for Everyone" April 2011: Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at York College.

    "Proofs at the high school level: Moving beyond two columns" March 2011: Long Island Mathematics Conference (Limacon); SUNY Old Westbury, NY.

    "Engaging teachers in the study of mathematics for social justice (Gonzalez, L.)" February 2011: American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education.

    "Teaching mathematics for social justice: Reflections on a community of practice for mathematics teachers (Gonzalez, L.)" May 2010: American Educational Research Association; Denver, CO.

    "Promoting access, agency and equity: The case in favor of math for social justice (Gonzalez, L.)" October 2010: National Network for Educational Renewal.

    "Exploring urban mathematics teachers' engagement with and resistance to critical pedagogy (Gonzalez, L. & Brantlinger, A.)" May 2010: American Educational Research Association; Denver, CO.

    "Teacher identity and math for social justice: Reflections on a community of practice (Gonzalez, L.)" February 2010: Provost Lecture Series at York College of CUNY.

    "Examining the intersections between math for social justice, equity and teacher development (Gonzalez, L.)" January 2010: Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators; Irvine, CA.

    "The education of prospective teacher educators; Member of an invited expert study panel" October 2009: National Network for Educational Renewal, Bellevue, WA.

    "Instructional interventions and equity: Lessons and implications from our work in math for social justice (Gonzalez, L. & Brantlinger, A.)" February 2009: Ethnography in Education Research Forum; University of Pennsylvania.

    "Supporting new teachers through peer collaboration: Two case studies (Gonzalez, L., Gellert, L. & Michelli, N.)" 2008: National Network for Educational Renewal; Arlington, TX.

    "Teaching math for social justice: Reflections on a community of practice aimed at preparing teachers in this area (Gonzalez, L.)" 2008: Emerging Scholars in Education Conference; CUNY Graduate Center, NY.

    "Peer collaboration as a way of supporting new urban mathematics teachers (Gonzalez, L.)" 2008: MetroMath Reseach Synposium; Princeton, NJ.

    "Are we supporting teacher success: The case of alternatively certified urban math teachers (Foote, M., Smith, B. & Gonzalez, L.)" 2008: MetroMath Research Symposium; Princeton, NJ.

    "In the classrooms of alternatively certified teachers: A set of case studies (Gonzalez, L., Henry, S., Fleshman, P. & Meagher, M.)" 2008: American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education; New Orleans, LA.

    "Mathematics teachers as agents of change: Reflections on teacher identity, social justice and the development of a critical high school mathematics curricular unit (Gonzalez, L.)" February 2008: Ethnography in Education Research Forum; University of Pennsylvania.

    "Can the teaching of mathematics be a vehicle for social justice? Examining a philosophy to practice issue (Michelli, N., Brantlinger, A., Gonzalez, L., Cooley, L. & Jacobowitz, T.)" 2007: National Network for Educational Renewal; Charleston, WV.

    "Social Justice in/through math education: A review of the literature, implications for educators and possible next steps (Gonzalez, L.)" April 2007: Creating Balance in an Unjust World: Conference on Math and Social Justice, Long Island University, New York, NY.

    "Researching and examining the preparation of alternatively certified urban teachers of mathematics: MetroMath at the City University of New York (Michelli, N., Cooley, L., Gellert, L., Fleshmen, P., Gonzalez, L. & Gningue, S.)" 2007: American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education; New York, NY.

    "Alternative certification in urban school districts: The case of the NYC Teaching Fellows (Meagher, M., Smith, B., Gonzalez, L., Cooley, L., Donoghue, E., Angulo, N., Chu, H., Haydar, H. & Henry, S.)" 2007: Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators; Irvine, CA.

    "Mathematics: A function of identity, culture, content and currency (Gonzalez, L. & Fleshman, P.)" 2006: MetroMath Teacher Fellows Conference; Rutgers University, NJ.

  9. Work In Progress

    1. Books in progress:
    2. Papers in Progress:
    3. Papers submitted to journals for consideration:

      Babaali, P. & Gonzalez, L.. "A manuscript titled A quantitative analysis of the relationship between an online homework system and student achievement in Precalculus." International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology.. 23 pages Submitted: August 2013: .

      Gonzalez, L.. "Beliefs and identity development among undergraduate students in a mathematics circle." American Educational Research Journal. 42 pages Submitted: June 2013: .

    4. Research in progress:
  10. Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

    2009 Outstanding Social Justice Dissertation Award given by the American Educational Research Association (AERA) - Leadership in Social Justice Special Interest Group (LSJ-SIG): April 2009.

    MetroMath Doctoral Fellowship: June 2006 - August 2007 & September 2007 - May 2008.

    CUNY Graduate Center Tuition Fellowship: 2006 - 2007 & 2007 - 2008 academic years.

    Presidential Fellowship (CUNY Graduate Center): 2007 - 2008 academic year.

    Dean K Harrison Fellowship (CUNY Graduate Center): 2005 - 2006 academic year.

    University Fellowship (CUNY Graduate Center): 2003 - 2004, 2004 - 2005 & 2005 - 2006 academic years.

  11. Grants-In-Aid

    Association of Women in Mathematics, Mathematics Education Research Travel Grant. January 2014: $1,221.48.

    PSC CUNY, Flipping mathematics instruction: Problems and possibilities around student identity, engagement and achievement. 2013-2014: $5,999.74.

    PSC-CUNY, Director, Exploring the Development of Mathematical Identity among Undergraduate Students. 2012-2013: $5,998.

    Association of Women in Mathematics, Mathematics Education Research Travel Grant (declined). January 2012: $1,368.

    York Auxiliary Enterprises, Director, Mathematics Education Seminar Series at York College. Sept. 2011 - Dec. 2011: $800.

    PSC-CUNY, Director, Explorations into the York Tensor Scholars Program. 2011-2012: $11,876.38.

    American Association of University Women, Director, York Tensor Scholars Community Grant. 2011-2013: $10,000.

    Mathematical Association of America, Director, York Tensor Scholars. 2011-2012: $5,000.

    York Auxiliary Enterprises, Director, Mathematics Education Seminar Series at York College. March 2011 - May 2011: $700.

    Diversity Project Development Fund, Co-Director, Women in Mathematics 2-Day Conference. Feb. 2011 - May 2011: $3,000.

    York Auxiliary Enterprises, Director, Mathematics Education Seminar Series at York College. Sept. 2010 - Feb. 2011: $1,100.

    PSC-CUNY, PI, The relationship between mathematics teacher beliefs and pedagogical choices: A case study. 2010 - 2011: $3,867.

    Mathematical Association of America, Director, York Tensor Scholars. 2010-2011: $6,000.

    National Science Foundation, Co-PI, Robert Noyce Mathematics and Science Teachers (MaST) Scholars program at York College. 2009 - 2014: $899,900.

    Mathematical Association of America, Director, York Tensor Scholars. 2009 - 2010: $6,000.

  12. Institutional Service

    1. Service to the Department

      Senator, Faculty Senate: Fall 2012 - Present.

      Organizer, Math/CS Club: Spring 2010 - Present.

      Member, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science Curriculum Committee: Fall 2011 - Present.

      Department Representative, York College Curriculum Committee: April 2009 - May 2011.

      Faculty Advisor, Math Problem Solving Squad: Spring 2009 - Spring 2010.

    2. Service to the School
    3. Service to the College

      Member, Strategic Planning Committee: Fall 2012 - present.

      Secretary, Faculty Caucus: Fall 2012 - present.

      Member, Provost Lecture Series Planning Committee: Fall 2012 - present.

      Member, Teacher Education Admissions Committee: Fall 2010 - present.

      Faculty Liason, S^3 Program: Summer 2010 - present.

      Faculty Liason, Summer of Excellence Program (SEP): Summer 2010 - present.

      Director, York Tensor Scholars Program: Fall 2009 - present.

      Member, Teacher Education Unit Council (formerly the York College Liberal Arts & Science Advisory Committee): May 2009 - present.

      Teacher of S^3 pre-algebra & algebra classes to prepare applicants to York College for compass exam in math: January 2009 - present.

      Judge, JuniorScience and Humanities Symposium Competition Hosted at York College: 2009-present.

      Teacher of Summer of Excellence Program (SEP) for incoming freshmen to York College: July 2010, July 2011 & July 2013.

      Member, T^3 Conference Organizational Staff: Fall 2011 - Spring 2012.

      Member, York College Teacher Academy Committee: September 2008 - September 2011.

      Mentor, Teacher Academy Program: October 2008 - Spring 2011.

      Member, General Education Reform Task Force: Fall 2009 - Fall 2011.

      Teacher of Cuny Proficiency Exam task II Workshops: Fall 2009 - Spring 2010.

      Teacher, York Early College Academy Summer Program: July 6 - 16, 2009.

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    4. Service to the Graduate Center

      Reviewer, Emerging Scholars in Education Conference: March 2009.

      Student Representative, Executive Committee of the Urban Education Program at the CUNY Graduate Center: January 2006 - May 2008.

    5. Service to the University
  13. Offices Held In Professional Societies

    Treasurer, Mathematics Teachers Committee of the United Federation of Teachers: Summer 2002 - Present.

    Member, American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education: .

    Member, American Educational Research Association: .

    Member, Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators: .

    Member, Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State: .

    Member, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics: .

    Member, Mathematical Association of America: .

    Member, American Mathematical Society: .

    Member, Rethinking Schools: .

    Member, American Association of University Professors: .

  14. Other Professional Activities And Public Service

    Peer-Reviewer for Journal of Urban Mathematics Education: 2009 - Present.

    Peer-Reviewer for Mathematics Teacher, NCTM: 2012 - present.

    Reviewer, American Educational Research Association; Reviewed & provided feedback for proposals being considered for the 2008 annual conference: Fall 2007.

  15. Teaching Activities At This Institution

    1. Courses Taught (List)
      MATH  115  Quantitative Methods for Decision Making 
      MATH  115WI  Quantitative Methods for Decision Making- Writing Intensive 
      MATH  120  Precalculus 
      MATH  271  Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers 
      MATH  221  Calculus 3 
      MATH  301  Guided Study (1 credit) 
      MATH  401  Guided Study (2 credits) 
      MATH  479WI  History and Philosphy of Mathematics - Writing Intensive 
      HUM  320  Interdiciplinary Honors Seminar: Critical Pedagogy 
      MATH  121  Analytic Geometry & Calclus I 
    2. New courses/programs developed (list):

      College Algebra, MATH 104.

      Quantitative Methods for Decision Making- Writing Intensive, MATH 115WI.

      History and Philosphy of Mathematics - Writing Intensive, MATH 479WI.

Gonzalez, Lidia
 

Gonzalez, Lidia
Assistant Professor
Math & Computer Science