Erica G. Litke Biography

Erica G. Litke

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Professional Experiences and Interests

Dr. Erica Litke is an Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education in the School of Education. She received her doctorate in Education Policy, Leadership, and Instructional Practice from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Her research focuses on secondary math instruction and issues of equity, particularly around instructional practice. Recent work looks at the state of algebra instruction in urban districts. Other work looks at the impact of district-level policies designed to address equity in secondary mathematics. Erica has worked at the National Center for Teacher Effectiveness on projects related to the Mathematical Quality of Instruction. Prior to getting her doctorate, Litke was a high school mathematics teacher at a public school in New York City, where she was a Math for America Master Teacher. Her research has appeared in Teachers College Record, American Journal of Education, Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, and American Educational Research Journal. She previously served as editor and co-chair of the Harvard Educational Review.