Alan Schoenfeld, professor of education and of mathematics
Alan Schoenfeld is a professor of education and of mathematics. A fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Educational Research Association and a laureate of the education honor society Kappa Delta Pi, he has served as president of the American Educational Research Association and as vice president of the National Academy of Education. He was given the Senior Scholar Award by AERA’s Special Interest Group for Research in Mathematics Education in 2008. Schoenfeld was lead author for grades 9-12 of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics’ Principles and Standards for School Mathematics. He was one of the founding editors of Research in Collegiate Mathematics Education, and has served as associate editor of Cognition and Instruction. He has written, edited or co-edited 21 books and more than 150 articles on thinking and learning. He has an ongoing interest in the development of productive mechanisms for systemic change and for deepening the connections between educational research and practice.