# Piatek-Jimenez, Katrina

## Professor

FACULTY

#### More about Katrina Piatek-Jimenez

### Publications & Presentations

- Przybya-Kuchek, J., Jackson, B.,
**Piatek-Jimenez, K.,**Hall, J., Dias, A., & Pinheiro, W. (2022). Gender and Sexuality Working Group: Applying Theory to Data,*Proceedings of the Forty-Fourth Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education*[CD-ROM]. Eugene, OR: All Academic. - Cribbs, J. &
**Piatek-Jimenez, K.**(2021). Exploring Gender, Self-Identified Personality Attributes, Mathematics Identity, and Gender Identification with STEM Career Goals.*International Journal of Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education.* - Cribbs, J., Huang, X., &
**Piatek-Jimenez, K.**(2021). Relations of mathematics mindset, mathematics anxiety, mathematics identity, and mathematics self-efficacy to STEM career choice: A structural equation modeling approach.*School Science and Mathematics*, 121(*5*), 275-287. **Piatek-Jimenez, K.**(2021). Exploring the Benefits of Recycling, In G. Karaali & L. Khadjavi (Eds.),*Mathematics for social justice: Perspectives and resources for the college classroom, Volume II.*Mathematical Association of America.**Piatek-Jimenez, K.**(2021). Super Size Me: Exploring the Nutrition of Fast Food, In G. Karaali & L. Khadjavi (Eds.),*Mathematics for social justice: Perspectives and resources for the college classroom, Volume II.*Mathematical Association of America.**Piatek-Jimenez, K.**& Phelps-Gregory, C. (2021). Mathematics Doctoral students’ priorities: What they look for when choosing a Ph.D. program,*Proceedings of the Forty-Third Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education*[CD-ROM]. Eugene, OR: All Academic.- Varner, D. &
**Piatek-Jimenez, K.,**(2021). Instructors’ modifications of analysis proofs into pedagogical proofs,*Proceedings of the Forty-Third Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education*[CD-ROM]. Eugene, OR: All Academic. - Jackson, B., Przybyla-Kuchek, J.
**Piatek-Jimenez, K.,**Dias, A., Hall, J., … (2021). Working group on gender and sexuality in mathematics education: Emerging conceptual and methodological frameworks,*Proceedings of the Forty-Third Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education*[CD-ROM]. Eugene, OR: All Academic. **Piatek-Jimenez, K.**& Dias, A. (2021). Gender Equity in Mathematics? In D. Aparecida Peralta & J. Augusto Pacheco (Eds.),*Curriculum Reforms and Large Scale Assessments: Current Issues in Education*. Portugal: Porto Publishing Company.**Piatek-Jimenez, K.,**Nouhan, M., & Williams, M. (2020). College Students’ Images of Mathematicians and Mathematical Careers.*Journal of Humanistic Mathematics*, 10(*1*), 66-100.**Piatek-Jimenez, K.,**Jackson, B., Dias, A., Pinheiro, W., Goncalves, H., Hall, J., … (2020). Working group on gender and sexuality in mathematics education: Informing methodology with theory,*Proceedings of the Forty-Second Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education*[CD-ROM]. Eugene, OR: All Academic.- McGraw, R.,
**Piatek-Jimenez, K.,**Wiest, L., Dias, A., Goncalves, H., Hall, J., … (2019). Working group on gender and sexuality in mathematics education: Examining the experiences of people across cultures,*Proceedings of the Forty-First Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education*[CD-ROM]. Eugene, OR: All Academic. **Piatek-Jimenez, K.,**Cribbs, J., & Gill, N. (2018). College students’ perceptions of gender stereotypes: making connections to the underrepresentation of women in STEM fields.*International Journal of Science Education*, 40(*12*), 1432-1454.**Piatek-Jimenez, K.**& Cribbs, J. (2018). Making connections between gender stereotypes and the underrepresentation of women in STEM fields, Association for Women in Science Magazine.**Piatek-Jimenez, K.,**McGraw, R., Wiest, L., Hall, J., Hodge, A., Kersey, E., … (2018). Working group on gender and sexuality in mathematics education: Linking the past to the future,*Proceedings of the Fortieth Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education*[CD-ROM]. Eugene, OR: All Academic.**Piatek-Jimenez, K.**, Nouhan, M., & Williams, M. (2017). College students’ gender and racial stereotypes of mathematicians,*Proceedings of the Thirty-Ninth Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education*[CD-ROM]. Eugene, OR: All Academic.- Huang, X., Cribbs, J., &
**Piatek-Jimenez, K.**(2016). Understanding undergraduates’ math-related perceptions,*Proceedings of the Thirty-Eighth Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education*[CD-ROM]. Eugene, OR: All Academic. **Piatek-Jimenez, K.**& Phelps, C. (2016). Using Disney’s*Frozen*to motivate mathematics: Bringing fractals into the classroom**,***Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom*, 21(2), 18-25.**Piatek-Jimenez, K.**(2016). Using Media to Problematize Gender Stereotypes in the Mathematics Classroom. In D. White, S. Crespo, & M. Civil (Eds.),*Cases for teacher educators: Facilitating conversations about inequities in mathematics**classrooms.*Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.- Cribbs, J.,
**Piatek-Jimenez, K.,**& Mantone, J. (2015). The relationship between mathematics identity and personality attributes with students’ career goals,*Proceedings of the Thirty-Seventh Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education*[CD-ROM]. Eugene, OR: All Academic. **Piatek-Jimenez, K.**(2015). On the persistence and attrition of women in mathematics,*Journal of Humanistic Mathematics*, 5(1), 3-54.**Piatek-Jimenez, K.,**Madison, M., & Przybyla-Kuchek, J. (2014). Equity in mathematics textbooks: A new look at an old issue,*Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering*. 20(1), 55-74.**Piatek-Jimenez, K.**(2013). Mathematics students transitioning into the workforce: Influences on career choice,*Proceedings of the Thirty-Fifth Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education*[CD-ROM]. Eugene, OR: All Academic.- Madison, M. &
**Piatek-Jimenez, K.**(2012). Equity in mathematics textbooks: A report on progress,*Proceedings of the Thirty-Forth Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education*[CD-ROM]. Eugene, OR: All Academic. - Przybyla, J. &
**Piatek-Jimenez, K.**(2012). Gender equity in middle school mathematics textbooks,*Proceedings of the Thirty-Forth Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education*[CD-ROM]. Eugene, OR: All Academic. **Piatek-Jimenez, K.,**Marcinek, T., Phelps, C., & Dias, A. (2012). Helping students become quantitatively literate.*Mathematics Teacher*. 105(9), 692-696.- Marcinek, T., Dias, A., &
**Piatek-Jimenez, K.**(2010). Numeracy for all college graduates? Challenges in designing a college competency requirement in quantitative reasoning.*Proceedings of the17th International Conference of Adults Learning Mathematics*. **Piatek-Jimenez, K.**(2010). Students' interpretations of mathematical statements involving quantification,*Mathematics Education Research Journal*. 22(3), 41-56.**Piatek-Jimenez, K.**(2010). Book Review: Resources for Teaching Discrete Mathematics: Classroom Projects, History Modules, and Articles,*Mathematics Teacher*. 103(9), 701.**Piatek-Jimenez, K.,**& Alzaatreh, K. (2009). The Role of Advising in the Academic Decisions of Women Mathematics Majors at a Liberal Arts College,*Proceedings of the Thirty-First Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education*[CD-ROM]. Eugene, OR: All Academic.**Piatek-Jimenez, K.**(2008). Images of mathematicians: A new perspective on the shortage of women in mathematical careers.*ZDM – The International Journal on Mathematics Education*, 40(4), 633-646.**Piatek-Jimenez, K.**(2008). The Pythagorean Theorem: Going beyond*a*,^{2}+ b^{2}= c^{2}*On-Math – Online Journal of School Mathematics*, 6. http://my.nctm.org/eresources/- journal_home.asp?journal_id=6
**Piatek-Jimenez, K.**(2008). Building intuitive arguments for the triangle congruence conditions,*Mathematics Teacher*. 101 (6), 463-466.**Piatek-Jimenez, K.**(2008). “So I’ve Chosen to Major in Math. Now What?”: Mathematics Students’ Knowledge of Future Career Options,*Proceedings of the Eleventh Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education*. http://www.rume.org/crume.html.**Piatek-Jimenez, K.**(2007). May I Help You? Public Service as a Factor in Career Selection.*Proceedings of the Twenty-Ninth Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education.***Piatek-Jimenez, K.**& Ghosh, S. (2006). Factors that Motivate the Career Goals of Women Mathematics Students,*Proceedings of the Twenty-Eighth Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education*[CD-ROM]. Eugene, OR: All Academic.**Piatek-Jimenez, K.**(2005). Socio-mathematical Norms and Mathematical Practices of the Community of Mathematicians. In G. M. Lloyd, M. R. Wilson, J. L. M. Wilkins, & S. L. Behm (Eds.),*Proceedings of the Twenty-Seventh Annual Conference of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education*[CD-ROM]. Eugene, OR: All Academic.**Piatek-Jimenez, K.**(2003). Beginning Proof-Writing Students' Beliefs and Misconceptions about Mathematics and Mathematical Proof. In N. A. Pateman, B. J. Dougherty, & J. Zilliox (Eds.),*Proceedings of the Twenty-Seventh Annual Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, Volume 1*, 317.

### Education

- Ph.D., University of Arizona, 2004
- B.S., University of California at Santa Barbara, 1999

### Research Interests

My research is in mathematics education. My main research interests include:

- Equity within the STEM disciplines, especially focusing on issues related to gender
- Motivation for mathematical careers
- Stereotypes of mathematicians
- Undergraduate students’ understanding of proofs and the language of mathematics

### Membership in Professional Organizations

- Project NExT
- National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
- North American Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education
- Mathematical Association of America
- Association for Women in Mathematics

### Courses Taught

- Women in STEM Fields
- Seminar in Collegiate Mathematics Education
- A Survey of Research in Collegiate Mathematics Education
- Methods for Teaching College Mathematics
- College Geometry
- Discrete Mathematics
- Introduction to Proofs
- Quantitative Reasoning
- Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers