Tracy E. Dobie portrait
  • Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology
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Education

  • B.A., Psychology, Princeton University
  • Ph.D., Learning Sciences, Northwestern University

Biography

Tracy Dobie is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Utah. Dr. Dobie holds a B.A. in Psychology from Princeton University and a Ph.D. in Learning Sciences from Northwestern University. She conducts research focused on student engagement, equitable learning opportunities, and teacher professional development in K-8 mathematics education. In particular, Dr. Dobie explores questions regarding what kind of math learning is useful and meaningful for students, how to connect classroom learning with out-of-school experiences, affordances and constraints of digital platforms for teacher professional development, and how to encourage productive discourse in teacher learning communities. Her publications include articles in journals such as Mathematical Thinking and Learning and Teaching and Teacher Education.