Carole Lacampagne

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Carole Lacampagne
CitizenshipUnited States
Alma materTeachers College, Columbia University
Known forMathematics Education
Awards
Scientific career
FieldsMathematics, Mathematics education
InstitutionsGeorge Washington University
ThesisAn evaluation of the Women and Mathematics (WAM) program and associated sex-related differences in the teaching, learning, and counseling of mathematics (1979)

Carole Baker Lacampagne is a retired mathematician formerly of George Washington University.[1] She is known for her work in mathematics education and gender equality.

Career[edit]

Lacampagne received her Ed.D. from Teachers College, Columbia University in 1964.[2] She then worked at Northern Illinois University and the National Science Foundation before moving to the Department of Education in 1991, becoming Director of the National Institute on Postsecondary Education, Libraries, and Lifelong Learning (PLLI). She then became Director of the Mathematical Sciences Education Board at the National Academies of Science before her partial retirement as an adjunct at George Washington University.[1]

Work for gender equality[edit]

Lacampagne was actively involved in supporting women in mathematics, and became head of the Women and Mathematic's program of the Mathematical Association of America.[1] She wrote about women and mathematics throughout her career, including her 1979 dissertation.[3]

Awards and honors[edit]

In 2012, Lacampagne became a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.[4]

Selected publications[edit]

  • Lacampagne, Carole B., et al. "Gender equity in mathematics." Handbook for achieving gender equity through education (2007): 235–253.
  • Lacampagne, Carole B. State of the Art: Transforming Ideas for Teaching and Learning Mathematics. US Dept. of Education, OERI Education Information, 555 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20208-5641

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Contributors (2007). In S. S. Klein (Ed.), Handbook for achieving gender equity through education (2nd Ed.) (pp 359-380). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.p. xiii
  2. ^ "A Closer Look at Women's Colleges, Appendix". US Department of Education.
  3. ^ Campagne, Carole Baker (1979). An evaluation of the Women and Mathematics (WAM) program and associated sex-related differences in the teaching, learning, and counseling of mathematics (Ed.D.). Teachers College, Columbia University.
  4. ^ List of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society