Kimberly C. Corum, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor & Fisher Endowed Chair

Dr. Kimberly Corum

Contact Info

7800 York Road, Room 225


Ph.D., Mathematics Education
University of Virginia
M.A.T., Mathematics
Bard College
B.A., English
University of Virginia

Areas of Expertise

Mathematics Education
Mathematics Teacher Preparation


Dr. Kimberly Corum earned a B.A. in English Language and Literature fro m the University of Virginia. As a Math for America fellow, she earned her M.A.T. in Mathematics from Bard College and spent four years teaching mathematics and science at a small public high school in the South Bronx, NYC. She then returned to the University of Virginia, where she earned her Ph.D. in Mathematics Education. Her research interests include mathematics teacher preparation, mathematical problem solving, and the use of technology in the teaching and learning of mathematics.

Recent Publications

  • Modeling music with mathematics (with M. Kara, E. Talbot, and T. Ilina), Mathematics Teaching 276 (2021), 19-23.
  • Developing TPACK for makerspaces to support mathematics teaching and learning (with S. Spitzer, L. Nichols, and K. Frank), In Proceedings of the 42nd Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (2020), 2193-2197.
  • Supporting teachers’ ability to leverage makerspaces in the teaching and learning of mathematics (with L. Nichols, S. Spitzer, K. Begen), In Proceedings of Society of Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (2020), 1334-1339.
  • Engaging pre-service secondary mathematics teachers in authentic mathematical modeling: Deriving Ampere's Law (with J. Garofalo), Mathematics Teacher Educator 8 (2019), 76-91.
  • Analyzing 3D-printed artifacts to develop mathematical modeling strategies (with J. Garofalo), Technology and Engineering Teacher 78 (2018), 14-19.