Welcome to the Department of Mathematics

Department of Mathematics at Illinois State University

Craig Cullen

Associate Professor
  • CURRENT COURSES
  • MAT 599.Sec 001 Dissertation
  • MAT 599.Sec 004 Dissertation
  • MAT 490.Sec 003 Research In Mathematics, Math Ed & Applied Mathematics
  • Ph D Mathematics Education - 2009
  • Illinois State University
  • Normal, Illinois
  • MA Mathematics Education - 2004
  • DePaul University
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • BS Mathematics Education - 1999
  • Illinois State University
  • Normal, Illinois
  • SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
  • Barrett, J. E., Cullen, C. J., Klanderman, D., & Behnke, D. (2017). A Pleasure to Measure. (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics): Reston, VA.

  • Barrett, J. E., Cullen, C. J., Miller, A. L., Eames, C. L., Kara, M., & Klanderman, D. (2017). Area in the middle and later elementary grades. In J. E. Barrett, D. H. Clements, & J. Sarama (Eds.), Children’s measurement: A longitudinal study of children’s knowledge and learning of length, area, and volume. Journal for Research in Mathematics Education monograph series (Vol. 16, pp. 105–127). Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
  • Cullen, C. J., Barrett, J. E., Kara, M., Eames, C. L., Miller, A. L., & Klanderman, D. (2017). Integration of results: A new learning trajectory for volume. In J. E. Barrett, D. H. Clements, & J. Sarama (Eds.), Children’s measurement: A longitudinal study of children’s knowledge and learning of length, area, and volume. Journal for Research in Mathematics Education monograph series (Vol. 16, pp. 181–201). Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
  • Beck, P. S., Eames, C. L., Cullen C. J., Barrett, J. E., Clements, D. H., & Sarama, J. (2014). Linking children’s knowledge of length measurement to their use of double number lines. In Liljedahl, P., Nicol, C., Oesterle, S., & Allan, D. (Eds.). Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education. (Vol. 2) (pp. 105-112). Vancouver, Canada: PME
  • Barrett, J., Clements, D., Sarama, J., Cullen, C., McCool, J., Witkowski, C., & Klanderman, D. (2012). Evaluating and Improving a Learning Trajectory for Linear Measurement in Elementary Grades 2 and 3: A Longitudinal Study. Mathematical Thinking and Learning, 14 (1), 28-54.

  • Barrett, J., Cullen, C., Sarama, J., Clements, D., Klanderman, D., Miller, A., & Witkowski-Rumsey, C. (2011). Children’s Unit Concepts in Measurement: A Teaching Experiment Spanning Grades 2 through 5. ZDM: The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 43 (5), 637-650.
  • PRESENTATIONS
  • FUNDED GRANTS
  • National Science Foundation: Discovery Research K-12: Learning Trajectories to Support the Growth of Measurement Knowledge: Pre-K through Middle School. Awarded July, 2012. Barrett serves as PI for this four-year study of children’s developing knowledge and strategies, a collaborative project with Doug Clements and Julie Sarama at the University of Denver, and Craig Cullen, also of Illinois State University. The funding totals $ 2.02 million, spanning 2012-2016.

  • Outstanding University Teaching Award
  • STaR Fellow for 2011-2012
  • 2012