Interdisciplinary PhD in Mathematics and Science Education

Dr. Angela T. Barlow
Mathematical Sciences

Phone: (615) 898-5353
Fax: (615) 898-2615
Office Location:
KUC 313B

Ph.D., Auburn University, Mathematics Education, 2000
M.A.M., Auburn University, Applied Mathematics, 1998
M.Ed., Auburn University, Mathematics Education, 1992
B.S., Auburn University, Mathematics Education, 1991

Dr. Barlow

Supporting teachers in the instructional change process.


  • Barlow, A. T., Prince, K. M., Lischka, A. E., & Duncan, M. D. (accepted). Teaching algebraic reasoning through variation in the U.S. Teaching and Learning Mathematics through Variation.
  • Bleiler, S. K., Barlow, A. T. & Stephens, D. C. (accepted). Moving beyond context: Challenges in modeling instruction. Annual Perspectives in Mathematics Education.
  • Barlow, A. T., Lischka, A., Willingham, J. C., & Hartland, K. (in press). Backing up for fractional understanding. Teaching Children Mathematics.
  • Barlow, A. T., Gerstenschlager, N. E., & Harmon, S. E. (in press). Learning from the unknown student. Teaching Children Mathematics.
  • Yopp, D. A., Burroughs, E. A., Barlow, A. T., & Sutton, J. T. (2015). Views of coaching practice expressed by school-based coaches, Journal of Mathematics and Science: Collaborative Explorations, 15, 123–148.
  • Bleiler, S. K., Baxter, W. A., Stephens, D. C., & Barlow, A. T. (2015). Constructing meaning: Standards for Mathematical Practice. Teaching Children Mathematics, 21, 337 – 344.
  • Gaddy, A. K., Harmon, S. E., Barlow, A. T., Milligan. C., & Huang. R. (2014). Implementing the Common Core: Applying shifts to instruction. Mathematics Teacher, 108, 109–113. 
  • Yopp, D. A., Barlow, A. T., Sutton, J. T., & Burroughs, E. A. (2014). Using video of coaching practice to focus mathematics coaching programs. NCSM Journal of Mathematics Education Leadership, 15(2), 45–55.
  • Barlow, A. T., Frick, T. M., Barker, H. L., & Phelps, A. (2014). Modeling instruction: The impact of professional development on instructional practices. Science Educator, 23(1), 14–26.
  • Barlow, A. T., Burroughs, E. A., Harmon, S. E., Sutton, J. T., & Yopp, D. A. (2014). Assessing views of coaching via a video-based tool. ZDM: The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 46, 227–238.
  • Barlow, A. T., & Holbert, S. M. (2014). Teachers’ perceptions of observing reform-oriented demonstration lessons. NCSM Journal of Mathematics Education Leadership, 15(1), 35–49.


  • Awarded the University of Mississippi, School of Education’s Outstanding Scholar Award, 2011
  • Awarded the University of Mississippi, School of Education’s Outstanding Grant Writing Award, 2007
  • Awarded the University of West Georgia, College of Arts & Sciences’ Excellence in Teaching Award, 2006
  • Editor, NCSM Journal of Mathematics Education Leadership, 2013 – present
  • Program Co-Chair, 2015 NCTM Regional Conference - Nashville