Katie Johnson
Katie Johnson

kjohnson160@huskers.unl.edu Ph.D. Program Teaching, Curriculum and Learning

Brief Biography

Katie is a first-year doctoral student in the department of Teaching, Learning, and Teacher Education. She holds a M.A. in Teaching, Learning, and Teacher Education from the University of Nebraska - Lincoln and a B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Arizona. She worked as a middle school math teacher for three years in Tucson, Arizona before attending UNL.
While at UNL, Katie has worked as a graduate research assistant for the Layman Project with Dr. Amanda Thomas and the ITEST STEM Lab Proposal. For the 2020-2021 academic year she is the recipient of the Chancellor's Fellowship and the Anne L. Christensen Memorial Fellowship. Katie is a TA for MATH 308 and working on the Noyce Grant with Dr. Amanda Thomas.

Research Interests

Elementary Mathematics - specifically conceptual and procedural understanding of multiplication
Preservice Elementary Teacher Education

Publications & Conference Presentations

Johnson, K. L. (2020). Learning opportunities of multiplication fluency in open source k-5 mathematics curriculum. [Unpublished mater's thesis]. University of Nebraska-Lincoln.