Anna DeJarnette

Anna Fricano DeJarnette

Assoc Professor

Associate Professor and Director | School of Education

Teachers College


CECH Curriculum & Instruction - 0022

Professional Summary

Anna DeJarnette is an associate professor of math education.  She earned her Ph.D. in mathematics education from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She studies students' mathematics learning through problem solving, groupwork, and opportunities for mathematical discourse. More broadly, she is also interested in students' development of problem solving practices across STEM contexts including science and engineering.


Ph.D.: University of Illinois Champaign, IL, 2014 (Mathematics Education)

M.S.: University of Illinois (Mathematics)

Research Support

Grant: #URC Faculty Awards AY2016-17 Investigators:DeJarnette, Anna 01-01-2017 -03-31-2018 UC's University Research Council Creating Opportunities to Learn Through Opportunities to Teach Mathematics With Technology Role:PI $10,000.00 Active Level:Internal UC

Grant: #DRL-1813903 Investigators:DeJarnette, Anna; Hord, Casey 08-01-2018 -07-31-2021 National Science Foundation Training Pre-Service Teachers to Tutor Students with Learning Disabilities in Algebra I Role:Collaborator $450,000.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #DRL-2010172 Investigators:DeJarnette, Anna 08-01-2020 -07-31-2023 National Science Foundation Fostering Equitable Groupwork to Promote Conceptual Mathematics Learning Role:PI $341,732.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #DUE-2050443 Investigators:DeJarnette, Anna; Koenig, Kathleen; Meyer, Helen; Murphy, Teri 10-01-2021 -09-30-2026 National Science Foundation Developing Strong and Diverse STEM Teachers Role:Collaborator 920810.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #ARP ESSER Sourced Grants / S425U210035 Investigators:DeJarnette, Anna; Doyle, Kathryn; Hord, Casey 07-01-2022 -06-30-2024 Department of Education Closing the Gap for Students with Learning Difficulties Enrolled in Algebra 1 and High School Geometry Role:Collaborator 499996.44 Hold Level:Federal