Researcher biography

Dr Jodie Miller is a Senior Lecturer in mathematics education, in the School of Education at the University of Queensland, where she is currently the Deputy Head of School. Her research focuses on improving the educational outcomes of students most at risk of marginalisation in school, particularly in the fields of Mathematics and Indigenous education.

Jodie is an internationally recognised researcher for her work in early algebraic thinking and evidenced based strategies to support engagement in mathematics in primary school settings. She leads research projects with a focus on classroom and mathematical practices, teacher professional development, culturally responsive teaching, and examining student understanding. This research has been conducted in countries including Australia, New Zealand, and Germany.

In addition to this, Jodie's recent research collaborations focus on examining excellence in Indigenous education. This work is co-led with Dr Marnee Shay, where the voices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are brought to the forefront to re-imagine the notion of excellence in Indigenous education.