The Catholic University of America

Barbie Dunnan

Adjunct Instructor

Ph.D. in Mathematics Education, University of Maryland, Expected 2019

  • Advisor: Andrew Brantlinger

M.A. in Mathematics, Jacksonville University, 2013

  • Thesis: "Adding and Subtracting Positive and Negative Integers: Do Symbols Create Confusion?"

M.A. in Mathematics Education, University of Colorado, 2005

  • Thesis: "Twice Exceptional: Gifted and Disabled"

B.A. in Mathematics, University of Colorado, 1987

Research Interest

Barbie Dunnan's area of research deals with mathematics anxiety, especially how it affects student learning and mathematics cognition, and also how it affects pre-service elementary teachers instructional practice.

Contact Information

Office: Aquinas 116G
Email :
Phone: (202) 319 - 5221
Fax: (202) 319 - 5231