Rena Stroud

Before joining Merrimack College in fall 2017, Rena Stroud worked for 10 years as a senior researcher at TERC, a nonprofit dedicated to improving mathematics and science education. She has served as the co-principal investigator or lead researcher on several large, federally funded grants, including a series of current projects exploring children’s understanding of algebra.

Stroud’s primary research interests include teaching and learning in early mathematics; the role of technology in education; and online communities of practice. In addition to her work at TERC, she has taught classes at Merrimack College through the department of psychology since 2013.

Education

Ph.D., Developmental Psychology, UMass-Amherst
B.A., Psychology, Saint Anselm College