Diana Cheng, Ed.D.

Professor & Director of the Master's Program in Mathematics Education

Dr. Diana Cheng

Contact Info

7800 York Road, Room 228


Ed.D., Curriculum and Instruction
Boston University
Ed.M., Learning and Teaching
Harvard University
S.B., Mathematics
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Areas of Expertise

Mathematics Education
Mathematical Learning of Pre-Service Teachers
Middle School Students' Learning

Recent Publications

  • DanceSport and Power Values (with P. Coughlin), The Mathematics Enthusiast 18 (2021), 331-347.
  • Breaking the ice: Figure skating, In: Handbook of the Mathematics of the Arts and Sciences, Sriraman, B. (ed.), Springer, Cham (2019),  1749-1793.
  • What if a figure skating team event had been held at past Winter Olympic Games? An analysis of a hypothetical competition (with P. Coughlin), Journal of Sports Analytics 4 (2018), 215-227.
  • Using equations from power indices to analyze figure skating teams (with P. Coughlin), Public Choice 170 (2017), 231-251.
  • Forces in the pairs death spiral: A mathematics and physics modeling activity (with A. Barrie, A. Barrie, T. Akers, K. Peters), The Centroid: The journal of the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics 42 (2017), 7-12.