Growing the Research Presence, Evolving the Field, Improving Diversity
Alison Castro Superfine Heading link
Alison is a co-director of Learning Sciences Research Institute, a professor of Mathematics Education & Learning Sciences Mathematics, Statistics & Computer Science. Her research and development interests focus primarily on studying and supporting mathematics teacher learning, both practicing and prospective elementary teachers.
Mike Stieff Heading link
Mike is a co-director of UIC’s Learning Sciences Research Institute, Professor of Learning Sciences and Chemistry at the University of Illinois Chicago, and Director of Undergraduate Studies Department of Chemistry. His primary research interests are sex differences in scientific problem solving, the role of spatial ability in scientific expertise, and the development of educational technologies for supporting science learning.