Interdisciplinary PhD in Mathematics and Science Education

Dr. Alyson E. Lischka
Assistant Professor
Mathematical Sciencesalischka

Phone: (615) 898-5781
Fax: (615) 898-5422
Office Location:
KOM 226D


Ed.D, Kennesaw State University, 2012

Ed.S, Kennesaw State University, 2010

M.Ed, Georgia State University, 1999

B.S., Michigan State University, 1995

Research Interests:

Mathematics methods courses and activities; Supporting practicing and pre-service teachers in the adoption of ambitious practices

Publication Record:

  • Barlow, A. T., Prince, K. M., Lischka, A. E., & Duncan, M. D. (accepted). Teaching algebraic reasoning through variation in the U.S. Teaching and Learning Mathematics through Variation.
  • Lischka, A. E., & Garner, M. (in press). A Practitioner’s Instrument for Measuring Secondary Mathematics Teachers’ Beliefs Surrounding Learner-Centered Classroom Practice. Journal of Applied Measurement.
  • Lim, W. & Lischka, A. E. (in press). Mathematics Teacher Educators’ Examination of edTPA Content Validity: Academic Language and Representation. In D. Polly, T. Heafner & L. Hart (Eds), Evaluating Teacher Education Programs through Performance-Based Assessments.
  • Barlow, A. T., Lischka, A. E., Willingham, J. C., Hartland, K. S. (in press). Backing up and moving forward in fractional understanding. Teaching Children Mathematics.
  • Orrill, C. H., Kim, O., Peters, S. A., Lischka, A. E., Jong, C., Sanchez, W. B., Eli, J. A. (2015). Challenges and Strategies for Assessing Specialized Knowledge for Teaching. Mathematics Teacher Education and Development, 33-51.
  • Sanchez, W. B., Lischka, A. E., Edenfield, K. W. and Gammill, R. (2015). An Emergent Framework: Views of Mathematical Processes. School Science and Mathematics, 115, pp. 88–99. doi: 10.1111/ssm.12103

Professional Achievements:

  • Co-PI for the NSF Funded Scholarly Inquiry and Practices Conference on Mathematics Methods Education, 2015 – 2016
  • Presenter at AMTE, PME-NA, NCTM Research Conference and others 2011 – present
  • 2014 STaR Fellow
  • 2013 Clendenin Fellow, Kennesaw State University
  • 2013 University Scholar, Kennesaw State University