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Gonzalez, Lidia

Gonzalez, Lidia

Associate Professor
Mathematics and Computer Science
Areas of Expertise:
  • Mathematics Education - specifically, grades 9-12 & urban settings
  • Teaching Mathematics for Social Justice - includes issues of equity & diversity
  • Math Identity Development
  • Teacher Education/Professional Development in mathematics
Dr. Lidia Gonzalez holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts in Mathematics Education from New York University after which she worked for seven years as a mathematics teacher at Washington Irving HS, a comprehensive public school in NYC. She earned a Ph.D. in Urban Education from the CUNY Graduate Center in 2008. Dr. Gonzalez’s research interests focus broadly on the teaching and learning of mathematics with the aim of improving the educational experiences of urban youth. More specifically she is interested in teaching of mathematics for social justice, mathematics identity and professional development/teacher training. Dr. Gonzalez is enjoying her work at York College.
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