UC Davis Team

Yu Zhang (Postdoc Researcher at UC Davis)

Email: yudzhang@ucdavis.edu

Yu Zhang is a Ph.D. in University of California Santa Barbara.  Her research interests are cognitive development and mathematics education. She is a postdoc researcher at University of California Davis, School of Education. She has been working on multiple projects.

Bahareh Abhari (Ph.D. Student at UC Davis)

Email: babhari@ucdavis.edu 

Bahareh Abhari is a Ph.D. student at the School of Education at the University of California, Davis. Her emphasis is in Learning and Mind Sciences, and her research interests include English learners, mathematics education, and transitioning to higher education. She has been a Graduate Student Researcher for the FAM project for Year 2, 3 and 5.

Cathleen Alexander (Researcher at UC Davis)

Email: cathleenalexander@att.net


Leslie Banes (PhD Candidate at UC Davis)

Email: lcbanes@ucdavis.edu

Her research interests include exploring the relationship between language and mathematics, teaching math to English learners and bilingual students, mathematics class discussion, word problem comprehension, writing mathematical explanations, issues of equity in mathematics, and elementary teacher education.

Diana Recouvreur (PhD Student at UC Davis)

Email: dire@ucdavis.edu

Diana is a doctoral student with a concentration in School Organization and Education Policy and a designated emphasis in Writing, Rhetoric, and Composition Studies. She is currently studying education in juvenile corrections facilities in an attempt to figure out ways to maximize the benefits of the varying, but critical educational contact these vulnerable individuals have in custody. She sees such educational opportunity as being a crucial instrument to combat recidivism and continuing institutionalism. 

Susan Rowe (Ph.D. Student at UC Davis)

Email: serowe@ucdavis.edu

Susan is a doctoral student in the Education Ph.D. program at UC Davis with a Learning and Mind Sciences emphasis. Her research interests include assessments and measurements, psychometrics, and eliminating test biases in underrepresented student populations.