Elizabeth R. Thomas
Research in Mathematics Education
Ph.D., University of Missouri
6116 N. Central Expressway, Ste.1150
Elizabeth R. Thomas, Ph.D., is a National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow. She recently received her PhD in Special Education from the University of Missouri. Her research interests include the accessibility of mathematics instruction and assessment, multi-tiered systems of support, and the professional development and coaching of school personnel.
Dr. Thomas was a classroom teacher for 6 years prior to pursuing her research career. She holds certifications to teach early childhood, elementary, and special reading. She has authored and co-authored several publications, including an article in Learning Disabilities Research and Practice that was awarded the 2021 Samuel A. Kirk Outstanding Publication Award. Currently, Dr. Thomas provides research support for the Measuring Early Mathematical Reasoning Skills (MMaRS) project funded by the National Science Foundation.