Dr. Erica N. Walker
Professor of Mathematics Education
Teachers College, Columbia University

Selected Publications

Walker, E.N. (2017). Excellence and devotion: Black women in mathematics in the United States. In J. Beery, S. Greenwald, J. Jensen-Vallin, & M. Mast (Eds.). Women in Mathematics: Celebrating the Centennial of the Mathematical Association of America (pp. 106-120). New York: Association for Women in Mathematics and Springer.
Walker, E.N. (2016). The importance of communities for mathematics learning and socialization (Research commentary). Journal of Urban Mathematics Education, 9 (2), 5-10.
Walker, E.N. (2014). Beyond Banneker: Black mathematicians and the paths to the excellence. Albany, NY: SUNY Press.
Walker, E.N. (2012). Cultivating mathematics identities in and out of school and in between. Journal of Urban Mathematics Education, 5 (1), 66-83.PDF
Walker, E.N. (2012). Building Mathematics Learning Communities: Improving Outcomes in Urban High Schools. New York: Teachers College Press.
Walker, E.N. (2009). ďA border stateĒ: A historical exploration of the formative, educational, and professional experiences of Black mathematicians in the United States. International Journal for the History of Mathematics Education, 4 (2), 53-78.
Walker, E.N. (2009). Why arenít more minorities taking advanced math? (reprint) In M. Scherer (Ed). Challenging the Whole Child: Reflections on Best Practices in Learning, Teaching, and Leadership (pp. 75-84). Alexandria, VA: Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD).PDF
Walker, E.N. (2009). (Un)limited opportunity: The experiences of mathematically talented Black American students. In M. Tzekaki, M. Kaldrimidou, H. Sakonidis (Eds). Proceedings of the 33rd Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education: In Search for Theories in Mathematics Education, Volume 1 (pp. 1-199-1-203). Thessaloniki, Greece: PME.
Walker, E. N. (2007). Developing a mathematics tutoring collaborative in an urban high school. The High School Journal, 91 (1), 57-67.PDF
Walker, E. N. (Summer 2007). Rethinking professional development for elementary mathematics teachers. Teacher Education Quarterly, 113-134.PDF
Walker, E. N. (Published online, May 2007; paper, forthcoming). Preservice teachersí perceptions of mathematics education in urban schools. The Urban Review.PDF
Walker, E. N. (2006). Urban high school studentsí academic communities and their effects on mathematics success. American Educational Research Journal, 43(1), 43-73.PDF
Ham, S., & Walker, E. N. (1999). Getting to the Right Algebra: The Equity 2000 Initiative in Milwaukee Public Schools. New York: Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation.HTML