Research

Journals

Lawler, B.R. (2016). To rectify the moral turpitude of mathematics education. Journal of Urban Mathematics Education, 9(2), pp. 11–28. link –>

Lopez, C.A., Rocha, J., Chapman, M., Rocha, K., Wallace, S., Baum, S., Lawler, B.R., & Mothé, B.R. (2016). Strengthening STEM education through community partnerships. Science Education & Civic Engagement, 8(2), pp. 20–33. link –>

Lawler, B.R. (2014). Forging a constructivist pedagogy: Focus on teacher decision-making. Constructivist Foundations, 9(3), pp. 412–415. link –>

Lawler, B.R. (2011). What if mathematics could no longer be trusted? A review of “In Doubt—About Language, Mathematics, Knowledge and Life-worlds” [by Ole Skovmose]. Journal of Urban Mathematics Education, 4(1), pp. 120–129. link –>

Lawler, B.R. (2005). Persistent iniquities: A twenty-year perspective on “Race, Sex, Socioeconomic Status, and Mathematics.” The Mathematics Educator, Monograph No. 1, 29–46. link –>

Books

Berry, R. Q., Conway, B., Lawler, B. R., & Staley, J. (2020). High School Mathematics Lessons to Explore, Understand, and Respond to Social Injustice. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin.

Martin, W. G., Lawler, B. R., Lischka, A. & Smith, W. (Eds.) (2019). The power of a networked improvement community to transform secondary mathematics teacher preparation. Charlotte, NC: Information Age. link –>

Book Chapters

Males, L., Sears, R., Lawler, B.R., Kress, N., Males, J., McNamara, J., Safi, F., & Stone, J. (2019). Equity and justice issues in the preparation of secondary mathematics teachers. In W. G. Martin, B. R. Lawler, A. Lischka, & W. Smith (Eds.), The power of a networked improvement community to transform secondary mathematics teacher preparation. Charlotte, NC: Information Age. link –>

Lawler, B.R. (2017). Learning to support student discourse in an urban high school district. In R. Hunter, M. Civil, B. Herbel-Eisenmann, N. Planas, D. Wagner (Eds.), Mathematical discourse that breaks barriers and creates space for marginalized learners. Sense: Dordrecht. link –>

Lawler, B.R., Larochelle, R., & Thompson, A. (2017). Enhancing tasks to achieve sociopolitical goals. In S. Kastenberg, A. Lischka, A. Tyminkski, & W. Sanchez (Eds.), Scholarly Inquiry and Practices in Mathematics Methods. Charlotte, NC: Information Age. link –>

McCloskey, A., Lawler, B.R., & Chao, T. (2017). The “Mirror Test”: A Tool for Reflection on Our Sociopolitical Identities as Mathematics Teacher Educators. In S. Kastenberg, A. Lischka, A. Tyminkski, & W. Sanchez (Eds.), Scholarly Inquiry and Practices in Mathematics Methods. Charlotte, NC: Information Age. link –>

Lawler, B.R. (2016). Teaching privilege about equity. In D. White, S. Crespo, and M. Civil (Eds.), Cases for mathematics teacher educators: Facilitating conversations about inequities in mathematics classrooms. Charlotte, NC: Information Age. link –>

Lawler, B.R. (2012). The fabrication of knowledge in mathematics education: A postmodern ethic toward social justice. In A. Cotton (Ed.), Towards an education for social justice: Ethics applied to education. Peter Lang Publishers: UK. link –>

Conference Proceedings

Weiland, T., & Lawler, B.R. (2019, Jun.). A dialogue on the liaising structure of the equity and social justice working group. Proceedings of the eighth Annual Mathematics Teacher Education Partnership conference, St. Louis, MO. 

Lawler, B.R. (2019). Mathematics, education, and anarchism. In J. Subramanian (Ed.), Proceedings of the Tenth International Mathematics Education and Society Conference (pp. 227–230),Hyderabad, India. link –>

MathEdCollective. (2019). The MathEdCollective: Collaborative action in an era of cyberbullying and hate. In J. Subramanian (Ed.), Proceedings of the Tenth International Mathematics Education and Society Conference (pp. 595–604), Hyderabad, India. link –>

Lawler, B.R. (2018). One district’s systemic approach to detrack high school mathematics. In T.E. Hodges, G.J. Roy, & A.M. Tyminski (Eds.), Proceedings of the Fortieth Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (pp. 394–397). Greenville, SC: University of South Carolina & Clemson University. link –>

Lawler, B.R., & Albritton, K. (2018). Report of the equity and social justice working group. In W. Smith, B.R. Lawler, J.F. Strayer, & L. Augustyn (Eds.), Proceedings of the seventh annual Mathematics Teacher Education Partnership conference (pp. 44–52). Washington, DC: Association of Public and Land-grant Universities. link –>

Lawler, B.R., & Groetzinger, E.C. (2017). Mathematical Autobiography as window into sociopolitical mathematics teacher identity. In W. Smith, B.R. Lawler, & J. Bowers (Eds.), Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Mathematics Teacher Education Partnership Conference, New Orleans, LA. link –>

Lawler, B.R. & Uy, F. (2017). Report of the equity and social justice working group. In W. Smith, B.R. Lawler, & J. Bowers (Eds.), Proceedings of the sixth annual Mathematics Teacher Education Partnership conference. (pp. 69–76). Washington, DC: Association of Public and Land-grant Universities. link–>

Groetzinger, E.C., & Lawler, B.R. (2017). Sociopolitical mathematics teacher identity: Mathography as window. Proceedings of the Ninth International Mathematics Education and Society Conference, Volos, Greece. link –>

Lawler, B.R. & Strutchens, M. (2016). Presession on equity and social justice. In B.R. Lawler, R.N. Ronau, & M.J. Mohr-Schroeder (Eds.), Proceedings of the fifth annual Mathematics Teacher Education Partnership Conference (pp. 25–29). Washington, DC: Association of Public Land-grant Universities. link –>

Lawler, B.R. (2014). Extracting a decision-making framework from constructivist teaching. Proceedings of the Joint Meeting of PME 38 and PME-NA 36. Vancouver, Canada. link –>

Lawler, B.R. (2012). Mathematics as simulacra: Implications for research in mathematics education. Proceedings of the Eighth International Congress for Qualitative Inquiry. Champaign-Urbana, Illinois. link –>

Lawler, B.R. (2011). Mathematics as simulacra: Implications for a critical mathematics education. Proceedings of the Mathematics Education and Contemporary Theory Conference, Manchester, England. link –>

Stall, P., Elsbree, A., & Lawler, B.R. (2011). Curricular modules to develop dispositions in pre-service teachers. Proceedings of the Fifty-Fifth Annual International Council on Education for Teaching World Assembly, Glasgow, Scotland.

Lawler, B.R. (2010). Fabrication of knowledge: A framework for mathematical education for social justice. Proceedings of the Sixth International Mathematics Education and Society Conference, Berlin, Germany. link –>

Lawler, B.R., & Hackenberg, A.J. (2002). Exploring the roots of equity in teacher education. In D. S. Mewborn, P. Sztajn, D. Y. White, H. G. Wiegel, R. L. Bryant, & K. Nooney (Eds.), Proceedings of the Psychology of Mathematics Education - North American Chapter (pp. 155–156), Columbus, OH: ERIC Clearinghouse for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education. link –>

Hackenberg, A.J., & Lawler, B.R. (2002). An ethics of liberation emerging from a radical constructivist foundation. In O. Skovsmose & P. Valero (Eds.), Proceedings of the Third International Mathematics Education and Society Conference (pp. 301–311), Copenhagen, Denmark: Centre for Research in Learning Mathematics. link –>

Grants

Co-Principal Investigator
The pipeline to teacher preparation in chemistry and physics, National Science Foundation, 2019–present. link –>

Principal Investigator
Building Capacity in Cobb County for Fourth-Year Mathematics Instruction, Improving Teacher Quality—Georgia, 2017–2018.

Co-Principal Investigator
Open Source Technology for Teaching High School Mathematics, Improving Teacher Quality—Georgia, 2017–2018.

Principal Investigator
CSUSM Noyce teacher scholars: Building upon a Learning Assistants model, National Science Foundation, 2013–2016. link –>

Principal Investigator
North County Mathematics Teacher Leaders, California Math Project—San Diego, 2012–2013, 2014–2015

Co-Principal Investigator
Program development, recruiting, and induction: Adding the missing pieces. Physics Teacher Education Coalition, 2011–2014.

Principal Investigator
Mathematics and Science Teacher Initiative, California State Univeristy, 2008–2016.

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