University at Buffalo, SUNY

Faculty
Number of post-doctoral faculty in mathematics education: 
0
Number of full-time faculty in mathematics education: 
3
Number of adjunct faculty in mathematics education: 
8
Doctoral Students in Mathematics Education
Number of FEMALE part-time doctoral students: 
6
Number of part-time doctoral students: 
13
Number of full-time international students: 
1
Number of full-time doctoral students: 
2
Number of FEMALE full-time doctoral students: 
1
Number of MALE part-time doctoral students: 
7
Number of MALE full-time doctoral students: 
3
Financial Support
Academic year (9-month) stipend for teaching/research assistantship?: 
9300
Percent of tuition waived for doctoral students on teaching/research assistantships?: 
100
Does your institution have scholarships/fellowships dedicated to doctoral students in mathematics education?: 
Yes
Prerequisites
Mathematics background: 
2, Bachelor's degree in mathematics plus masters degree in mathematics or mathematics education
General Program Requirements
Is there a residence requirement?: 
No
Is competency in a foreign language required?: 
No
Profile of students entering doctoral program during the most recent academic year.
Number of students admitted this year: 
4
Number of students with K -12 mathematics teaching experience: 
3
Length of program
Typical number of years of full-time work required to complete doctorate when entering with a masters degree: 
4 years
Program Graduates
Number of mathematics education doctoral graduates in 2000: 
1
Number of mathematics education doctoral graduates in 2001: 
1
Number of mathematics education doctoral graduates in 2002: 
3
Number of mathematics education doctoral graduates in 2003: 
1
Number of mathematics education doctoral graduates in 2005: 
2
Number of mathematics education doctoral graduates in 2006: 
3
Number of mathematics education doctoral graduates in 2007: 
2
Number of mathematics education doctoral graduates in 2008: 
3
Number of mathematics education doctoral graduates in 2010: 
0
Number of mathematics education doctoral graduates in 2011: 
2
Number of mathematics education doctoral graduates in 2012: 
1
Number of mathematics education doctoral graduates in 2013: 
1
During the last 5 years, the number of Ph.D. graduates that took positions in
mathematics departments: 
1
schools of education: 
2
other places: 
1
To find more information about this program:
Contact Name: 
Radhika Suresh, Director of Graduate Admissions
Contact Email: 
Institution Website: 
Program Website: 
Special features or areas of interest that would be of interest to potential doctoral students: 

Gifted Math Program serves mathematically gifted middle school and high school students from around the area. Faculty have research interests in:
- Multimodal communication, visualization, and reasoning of key mathematics topics
- Use of tools and technology in postsecondary STEM education
- Pre- and in-service teachers reflection on teaching
- Analysis of complex data sets (Big Data)
- Social metacognition in students' and teachers' group processes
- Ecological models of social stratification
- Mathematics Textbook Analysis
- Implemented Curriculum/Performance Assessment
- Teacher knowledge and beliefs
- International comparative study