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Analúcia D. Schliemann
Ph.D. in Psychology, University of London
Professor of Education, Tufts University

Phone: 617.627.2396 

Analúcia D. Schliemann is Professor of Education at Tufts University Department of Education. She studied in Brazil (Licence in Education, UFPE), France (Maîtrise in Psychology, University of Paris), and England, (PhD. in Developmental Psychology, University College London), and was a Fulbright Scholar at LRDC-University of Pittsburgh. In Brazil, she worked for 20 years at the Federal University of Pernambuco. Her well-known work on everyday mathematics has been published in English, Portuguese, Spanish, and Japanese. Some of her studies appear in the book "Street Mathematics and School Mathematics", in co-authorship with T. Nunes and D. Carraher (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1993), also available in Portuguese and Spanish.  At Tufts, she develops NSF sponsored research on children's early algebraic reasoning and on classroom activities designed to explore the algebraic character of arithmetic in elementary school, as exemplified by her many recently published papers and by her book "Bringing out the Algebraic Character of Arithmetic," with D. Carraher and B. Brizuela (Erlbaum, 2007).  Ana has started the M.S. and Ph.D. programs in Mathematics, Science, Tecnology, and Engineering Education at Tufts and is currently its Program Director.  She is equally at home in Mathematics Education, Developmental Psychology, and Cross-cultural Psychology.

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