Juli K. Dixon
Juli K. Dixon, PhD, is a professor of mathematics education at the University of Central Florida (UCF). She coordinates the award-winning Lockheed Martin/UCF Academy Master of Education in K–8 mathematics and science and the PhD in mathematics education. Juli is focused on improving teachers' mathematics knowledge for teaching so that they can communicate and justify mathematical ideas and also expect their students to explain their mathematical thinking.
Prior to joining the faculty at UCF, Juli was a secondary mathematics educator at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and a public school mathematics teacher in urban school settings at the elementary, middle and secondary levels.
She is a prolific writer of K–12 books, textbooks, book chapters and articles. A sought-after speaker, Juli has delivered keynotes and other presentations throughout the United States. She has served as chair of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Student Explorations in Mathematics Editorial Panel and as a board member of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators. At the state level, she has served on the board of directors for the Nevada Mathematics Council and is past president of the Florida Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators.
Juli received a bachelor's degree in mathematics and education from SUNY Potsdam, a master's degree in mathematics education from Syracuse University and a doctorate in curriculum and instruction (with an emphasis in mathematics education) from the University of Florida.