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Brian Evans


Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Mathematics - NYC

  • @New York City
    41 Park Row 705


Dr. Brian R. Evans is a tenured full professor of mathematics education at Pace University in New York.


EdD, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, 2005
Mathematics Education

MS, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, 2001
Mathematics Education

BS, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, 1999
Mathematics Education


Mathematics Problem Solving, Literacy, and ELL for Alternative Certification Teachers
Evans, B., Ardito, G. & Kim, S. (2017, April). International Journal of Accounting and Information Management. Vol 12 (Issue 1) http://www.jnaac.com/

Building experience and learning with ELLs through STEM-D projects.
Ardito, G., Evans, B. & Kim, S. S. Kim (Eds.), Niagra Falls, New York , USA:Untested Ideas Research Center.


collica-cox, k., Maxam, s., Shostya, A., Evans, B. & Demestihas, E. (2018, June 15). Retention Conference. The Pace Path to retentin Success: Student-Faculty Engagement Outside of the Classroom. Pace University, Pleasantville.


Conducts research in mathematics learning, and particularly in relation to non-cognitive and affective variables. Developed Cognitive Reframing Theory in Mathematics (CRT-M), which is a teaching process in which the teacher uses techniques to increase a student's self-efficacy in mathematics, increase persistence, and reduce mathematics anxiety. Conducts research in teacher quality for alternative teacher certification pathways and traditional pre-service teacher preparation programs. Interested in mathematics history, urban and international mathematics education, mathematical problem solving, culturally responsive pedagogy, and the philosophy and psychology of education. Collaborated on millions of dollars in grant activity. Produced approximately 100 publications across peer-reviewed journal articles, conference proceedings, newsletter articles, book chapters, book reviews, and book publications. Presented over 150 conference presentations and professional development workshops. Served as the managing editor for the peer-reviewed Journal of the National Association for Alternative Certification (JNAAC), which is the leading research journal for alternative certification research in the United States.

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