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Miriam Leshin

Doctoral Candidate


Miriam Leshin  is a fourth-year doctoral candidate in the Graduate School of Education, studying Race, Inequality, and Language in Education (RILE) and Curriculum and Teacher Education, with a focus in Mathematics Education.  In her research, she uses an interactional lens to explore pedagogies that center students’ mathematical thinking.  Prior to coming to Stanford, Miriam taught middle school mathematics and developed math curricula in Boston, MA, and Oakland, CA for eight years. She holds a Single Subject Teaching Credential in Mathematics (grades 6-12), an M.A. in Education from Mills College, and a B.A. in African American Studies from Wesleyan University.