Curriculum and Instruction (CI)
476D Teacher Education Building
225 N Mills St
Madison, WI 53706-1707
Professor Ellis is an associate professor of mathematics education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She studies students' learning, focusing on algebraic reasoning, generalization, and proof.
Professor Ellis received her Ph.D. from the joint program at the University of California, San Diego and the San Diego State University. She also holds a master's degree in mathematics. Prior to her appointment at U.W. Madison, she spent a number of years teaching math at the middle school and high school levels in California. In her current position she enjoys working with pre-service and in-service mathematics teachers at the 6-12 level.