Dana Christine Cox

Associate Professor

Department of Mathematics

209 Bachelor Hall

Oxford, Ohio 45056-3414



Ph.D., Western Michigan University, Mathematics Education

M.A., Western Michigan University, Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology

B.A., Hope College, Mathematics & German



Associate Professor, Miami University (2014-present)

Assistant Professor, Miami University (2008-2014)

Fellow, Service, Teaching and Research (STAR) in Mathematics Education (2009-Present)

Doctoral Fellow, Center for the Study of Mathematics Curriculum (2004-2008)

Secondary Mathematics Teacher (1997-2004)



Cox, D.C., Harper, S.R. & Edward, M.T. (Under review). Screencasting as a tool to capture moments of authentic creativity. In V. Freiman & J. Tassell, (Eds.), Creativity and Technology in Mathematics Education (Vol. 9 in Mathematics Education in the Digital Era Series). New York: Springer.


Cox, D.C., Meicenheimer, J. & Hickey, D. (In press). Eliciting and using Evidence of Student Thinking: Giving students voice. In D. A. Spanger & J. J. Wanko, (Eds.), Research Companion to Principles to Actions. Reston, VA: NCTM.


Cox, D.C. & Harper, S.R. (2016). Documenting a developing vision of teaching mathematics with technology. In M.L. Niess, S. Driskell & K. Hollebrands, (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Transforming Mathematics Teacher Education in the Digital Age (pp. 166-189). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.


D Ambrosio, B.S. & Cox, D.C. (2015). An Examination of Current Methodologies in Mathematics Education Through the Lenses of Purpose, Participation, and Privilege. Revista Perspectivas da Educacao Matematica 8 (18). 687-708.


Cox, D.C. & D Ambrosio, B.S. (2015). Finding Voice: Teacher Agency and Mathematics Leadership Development. Submitted to the Proceedings of the 34th annual meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University.


Cox, D.C., Naresh, N., D Ambrosio, B.S., Keiser, J.M. (2014). Repositioning Ourselves: Acknowledging contradiction. Bolema 28 (49). 990-1011.


Edwards, M.T., Harper, S.R., Quinlan, J., Phelps, S. and Cox, D.C. (2014). Fostering deductive thinking with angle chasing. Mathematics Teacher 107 (6). 426-432.


Cox, D.C. & Lo, J-J. (2014). Detecting Distortion: bridging visual and quantitative reasoning on similarity tasks. Mathematics Education Research Journal, 26 (1). 1-23.


Zelkowsi, J., Gleason, J., Cox, D.C. & Bismarck, S. (2013). Developing and validating a reliable TPACK instrument for secondary mathematics preservice teachers. Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 46 (2). 173-206.


Beisiegel, M., Chesler, J., Cox, D.C., Kenney, R., Newton, J.A., Stone, J.A. (2013). Reconsidering the mathematics preparation of pre-service secondary mathematics teachers. Notices of the AMS 60 (8). 1056-1058.


Cox, D.C., Chesler, J. Beisiegel, M., Kenney, R., Newton, J.A., Stone, J.A. (2013). The status of capstone courses for pre-Service secondary mathematics teachers. Issues in the Undergraduate Mathematics Preparation of Secondary Teachers, Volume 4 (Curriculum). Retrieved from: http://www.k-12prep.math.ttu.edu/journal/curriculum/beisiegel01/article.pdf.


Cox, D.C. (2013). Similarity at the crossroads of geometry and number. Mathematical Thinking and Learning, 15 (1). 3-23.


Technology in the teaching and learning of K-12 mathematics;

Curriculum design; and

Teaching and learning of geometry proportional reasoning.