National Math Advisory Board


Regina Panasuk

Regina Panasuk, Ph.D.

Regina Panasuk is a professor of mathematics education in the Graduate School of Education at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. She teaches courses in mathematics and mathematics pedagogy for master's and doctoral students, and supervises student teaching and doctoral dissertations. She works actively with local school districts, directing professional development institutes for K-12 teachers in mathematics and mathematics pedagogy, and developing curriculum and teaching materials. Her research interests include human cognition, teacher preparation in mathematics, and the relationship between teacher planning and classroom decision-making. She is the author of research instruments, diagnostic tests, monographs, and many articles in mathematics education. She is a founder and director of the Annual Mathematics and Science Education Research Conference. She has received 13 awards in education, including the 21st Century Award for Achievement, Exemplary Teaching Award, Distinguished Teacher Award, and the Honorable Rank of Expert in Education Methods. She also taught mathematics at the middle and high school levels for fifteen years. She received an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering, a master's degree in mathematics and mathematics education, and a Ph.D. in mathematics education.