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Hankes, Judith, Ph.D.



Doctor of Philosophy  University of Wisconsin Madison - 1995

Phone: (920) 424-7254


Office: Nursing/Education 623




Areas of Expertise:

  • Elementary Mathematics

  • Culturally Responsive Mathematics Instruction

  • Reform of Mathematics Instruction in Schools Serving Native Students

  • Action Research

    Brief Bio:

    Judith Hankes, Professor, teaches mathematics methods and classroom research courses. She is the author of numerous articles dealing with multi-cultural education issues and mathematics. Her dissertation, Native American Pedagogy and Cognitive Based Mathematics Instruction, is available through Garland Press.

    Dr. Hankes' teaching career spans thirty years and includes primary level classroom teaching, counseling of at-risk high school students, coordinating gifted and talented programs, and mathematics in-service education for public and tribal schools nationally. She is also the founder and co-director of the UW Oshkosh Intertribal Pre-College Program.

    Dr. Hankes is also the co-editor of two books, Changing Faces of Mathematics: Perspectives of Indigenous People of North America (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics) and Using Native American Legends to Teach Mathematics (Honor Press) and the co-author of Lost and Found and Found Again (Whales Library), a primary level mathematics curriculum resource text and game.

    Hankes, Judity DPI Licensure 

    Date of First Employment at UW Oshkosh: 1995
    Years of P-12 Experience: 12 Years

    Classes Typically Taught:

    • Elementary Mathematics Methods (undergraduate and graduate)

    • Action Research Methods (graduate)

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