Anna DeJarnette

Anna Fricano DeJarnette

Asst Professor

Teachers College


CECH Teacher Education & Leadership - 0022

Professional Summary

Anna DeJarnette is an assistant professor in the department of curriculum and instruction.  She earned her Ph.D. in mathematics education from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2014.  Her primary research interests are how students understand and talk about mathematics with one another when they use computer programming environments for doing mathematics.  She is also interested in the ways that students position themselves towards one another and how this interpersonal aspect of their work is related to their mathematical reasoning.


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