Kerri Richardson

Teacher Education and Higher Education (TEHE) Department
Kerri Richardson headshot

Department Chair, Associate Professor
Office: 488A SOEB

Research Interest

Early algebraic reasoning, Teacher support, General elementary mathematics content


  • Ph.D. in Mathematics Education, the University of Oklahoma
  • M.ED. in Mathematics Education, the University of Oklahoma
  • B.S. in Elementary Education, the University of Oklahoma


Dr. Richardson serves as the chair for the Department of Teacher Education and Higher Education. She is also an associate professor of mathematics education and works extensively with several school systems in North Carolina, regularly conducting professional development. Her national presence is in the Research Council on Mathematics Learning, an organization in which she has been a member since 2003. Her scholarship focuses on algebraic reasoning with K-5 students and the support of teaching practices of in-service teachers.

Link to Dr. Richardson’s CV



Richardson, K., Miller, S., & Reinhardt, J. (2019). Professional development as an ongoing partnership: The sum is greater than its parts. School-University Partnerships Furthering the Education Profession: Partnerships in Action, 12(1), 45-50.

Lu, L., & Richardson, K. (2018). Understanding children’s reasoning in multiplication problem solving. Investigations in Mathematics Learning, 10(3), 1-11.

Schwartz, C., Walkowiak, T. A., Poling, L., Richardson, K., & Polly, D. (2018). The nature of feedback given to elementary student teachers from university supervisors after observations of mathematics lessons. Mathematics Teacher Education & Development, 20(1), 62-85.

Carter, T., Richardson, K., & Williams, N. (2018). Understanding assessment while developing equitable teaching practices. In L. Venenciano & A. Sanogo (Eds.), Proceedings of the 45th annual meeting of the Research Council on Mathematics Learning, Baton Rouge, LA.