Cathery Yeh, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Education
Cathery Yeh is an assistant professor of mathematics education at Chapman University. As a scholar of color, her scholarship focuses on the intersections of race, language, and dis/ability. Her research centers on developing conceptual and methodological approaches to study and support mathematics teachers to learn practices that draw on student strengths and challenge deficit-based thinking, particularly for students across language and ability status. Her scholarship builds on ten years of teaching in dual-language classrooms in the Los Angeles urban core and abroad in China, Chile, Peru, and Costa Rica. Dr. Yeh has 20+ years of experience in K-12 and higher education settings working with future and experienced teachers and published over 40 articles and two books: Reimagining the Mathematics Classroom: Creating and Sustaining Productive Learning Environments, K-6 and Catalyzing Change in Early Childhood and Elementary Mathematics. Cathery can usually be found in her favorite place – mathematics classrooms – working and learning with students and teachers.