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Docent in mathematics education. Works with mathematical aesthetics and proof. Just now works with Curiosum, the new science center in Umeå.

Associate professor at
Department of Science and Mathematics Education

Naturvetarhuset, huskropp A, plan 5, Johan Bures väg 16
Umeå universitet,
901 87
Umeå

Affiliated
as
research fellow at
Curiosum

Tullkammaren, Thulegatan 1
Östra strandgatan 32,
903 33
Umeå

Affiliated
as
research fellow at
Umeå Mathematics Education Research Centre (UMERC)

I started as a high school mathematics teacher in the mid 1990's at a private school outside of Boston. After a few years I started a PhD in mathematics education at UC Berkeley under the supervision of Alan Schoenfeld. Along the way I got a MA in mathematics from Berkeley and learned more about compactness than I ever knew I could. And along the way I met a Swedish philosopher and changed my life's course to live and work in Umeå, in the north of Sweden.

My research interests have remained very rooted in mathematics. From studying how students and professors construct mathematical proofs, to investigating the nature of mathematical fit my work has gone from empirical to philosophical and has had a leaning, in recent years, to the historical. I am passionate about bringing good, high quality mathematics to schools, and one of the best parts of my job is to go out to schools and help young children think about difficult problems. Both my work as a teacher and researcher is driven by the belief that school mathematics should bear a resemblance to actual mathematical practice, both in its challenge and in its playfulness. I believe that if one has not conveyed the joy of mathematics to one's students, one has not upheld our basic responsibility as mathematics educators.

2020

The Mathematical intelligencer, Springer 2020, Vol. 42, (4) : 42-43

Raman Sundström, Manya

2018

Philosophia mathematica, Cary: Oxford University Press 2018, Vol. 26, (2) : 184-210

Raman-Sundström, Manya; Öhman, Lars-Daniel

2017

Proceedings of the Tenth Congress of the European Society for Research in Mathematics Education (CERME10), Dublin: Dublin City University 2017 : 1861-1868

Levenson, Esther; Raman Sundström, Manya

2016

Mathematical Cultures: The London Meetings 2012-2014, Basel: Birkhäuser Verlag 2016 : 271-285

Raman Sundström, Manya

2016

MATHEMATICAL CULTURES, BIRKHAUSER VERLAG AG 2016 : 271-285

Raman-Sundström, Manya

2016

Journal of Humanistic Mathematics, Claremont, CA, USA: 2016, Vol. 6, (1) : 3-7

Raman-Sundström, Manya; Öhman, Lars-Daniel; Sinclair, Nathalie

2015

Proceedings of the ninth conference of the Euorpean Society for research in Mathermatics education (CERME9), Prague: Charles University 2015 : 185-191

Raman Sundström, Manya; Öhman, Lars-Daniel

2015

The American mathematical monthly, Vol. 122, (7) : 619-635

Raman-Sundström, Manya

2015

New scientist (1971), Vol. 225, (3006) : 26-27

Sundstrom, Manya Raman

2013

Research in Mathematics Education, Vol. 15, (2) : 199-200

Raman Sundström, Manya; Öhman, Lars-Daniel

2012

Proceedings of the British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics : 156-160

Raman Sundström, Manya

2012

PROCEEDINGS OF THE 36TH CONFERENCE OF THE INTERNATIONAL GROUP FOR PSYCHOLOGY OF MATHEMATICS EDUCATION, VOL. 1: OPPORTUNITIES TO LEARN IN MATHEMATICS EDUCATION, Prag: INT GRP PSYCHOL MATH EDUC, CHARLES UNIV PRAGUE, FAC EDUC 2012 : 155-155

Raman-Sundström, Manya; Peng, Aihui

2011

The College Mathematics Journal, Vol. 42, (5) : 355-360

Birky, Geoffrey; Campbell, Connie M; Raman, Manya; et al.

2011

Proceedings of Seventh Congress of European Research in Mathematics Education, University of Rzeszow Publishing House 2011 : 224-232

Raman Sundström, Manya; Öhman, Lars-Daniel

2011

International Conference on School Mathematics Textbooks (ICSMT), October 12-14, 2011 in Shanghai, China

Raman-Sundström, Manya

2010

Journal of Mathematics Education at Teachers College, New York, N.Y, USA: Teachers College Columbia University 2010, Vol. 1, (2) : 46-51

Raman, Manya

2010

Mapping equity and quality in mathematics education, Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands 2010 : 341-350

Wistedt, Inger; Raman, Manya

2009

Nordisk matematikkdidaktikk, Vol. 14, (2) : 29-47

Raman Sundström, Manya; Zandieh, Michelle

2007

Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education, Vol. 10, (4-6) : 391-397

Stanley, Dick; Raman Sundström, Manya

2006

Mathematics Teacher, Vol. 99, (9) : 644-649

Raman, Manya; Weber, Keith

2004

Journal of Mathematical Behavior, Vol. 23, (4) : 389-404

Sundström (Raman), Manya

2003

Educational Studies in Mathematics, Vol. 52, (3) : 319-325

Sundström (Raman), Manya

2002

Journal of Mathematical Behavior, Vol. 21, (2) : 135-150

Sundström (Raman), Manya

29 April 2011 until 31 December 2013

14 March 2008 until 28 February 2010

Published: 12 Jan, 2021

Published: 30 Jan, 2019

Published: 23 Oct, 2014