RESUME
James W. Wilson (jwilson@uga.edu)

EDUCATION:

Kansas State Teachers College, B.S., 1958, M.A., 1960, (Mathematics)
University of Notre Dame, M.S., 1965, (Mathematics).  (Graduate study 1960-61)
Stanford University, M.S., 1964, (Mathematics), Ph.D., 1967, (Mathematics Education).

EMPLOYMENT:

University of Georgia, 1968-2015. Faculty member, Mathematics Education.  (Retired June 1, 2015)
National Science Foundation. 1974-1975. Program Manager, Materials and Instructional Development Section, Division of Pre-College Education in Science.
School Mathematics Study Group, Stanford University, 1966-1968. Project Coordinator, SMSG Research and Analysis Section.
Stanford University, 1962-1966. Research Assistant.
High School Mathematics Teacher, 1961-1962, Roosevelt Laboratory School, Kansas State Teachers College, Emporia, KS
High School Mathematics and Biology Teacher, 1958-1960, Marion (Kansas) City Schools.

GRADUATE COORDINATOR, MATHEMATICS EDUCATION, UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA, 1969-1993, 1999-2005, 2006-2007

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2001.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:  (MAA, NCTM, AERA, SSMA, NSSE, PDK, GCTM.

PARTICIPANT IN:

Several NSF Institutes and Fellowships, Stanford Honors Fellowship, Conference on Learning and the Educational Process, AERA Post-Session on Research Design, Conference on School Mathematics for the 70's, UNESCO Conference on Mathematics Curriculum in Africa, Conference on Calculators and Mathematics Education, Conference on Piagetian Studies in Mathematics Education, Euclid Conference on Basic Skills and Learning in Mathematics, Conference on Needed Research in Mathematics Education, Conference of a New Mathematics Curriculum, Italy - U.S. Joint Seminar on Elementary School Science and Mathematics, Italy - U.S. Joint Seminar on Secondary School Science and Mathematics, Japan - U.S. Joint Seminar on Problem Solving in School mathematics, Japan - U.S. Joint Seminar on Using Computers in School Mathematics, Sino-American Conference of Secondary Mathematics Education, Kaohsiung, National Conferences on Doctoral Programs in Mathematics Education (1998 & 2007).

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:

Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, Editor, 1976-1982; Editorial Board, 1968-1974 .
Evaluation and Research Direction, Clemson University Project on Hand Calculators, 1988-1991.
Evaluator, Clemson University and Georgia Institute of Technology, NSF Calculus, 1992-1995.
Evaluator, Clemson University FIPSE Project on Business Calculus, 1992-1995.
Project Director, Revision of Geometry and Measurement Curriculum for the Elementary School, (National Science Foundation Project), University of Georgia, 1986-1990.
Joint U.S. - Japan Study of Mathematical Problem Solving in Schools, Investigator, 1988-1990.
Member, SMSG Writing Team for Programmed Instruction, Algebra I, 1961-1962.
Member of SMSG Panel on Research, 1968-1971.
Chair, Research Advisory Subcommittee, JRME, 1970-1973.
Chair, NCTM ad hoc Committee on National Assessment, 197l-1974.
Chair, NCTM Task Force on Testing and Evaluation, 1986-1988.
Member of AERA Committee on Special Interest Groups, 197l-1972.
Executive Committee, School Science and Mathematics Association Board of Directors, 1974-77.
Committee Member in charge of Research Sections, NCTM Annual Meeting, 1974.
Founder & Chair, AERA S. I. G. for Research in Mathematics Education, 1968-70.
Chair, NCTM Task Force on Mathematics Evaluation, 1985-1988.
Project Director, NCTM Project on Interpretive Reports from the NAEP Mathematics, 1973-1976.
Executive Committee Member, Board of Directors, NCTM, 1978-1981.
Candidate for President-Elect, NCTM, 1990, 1992.
Co-PI, Project InterMath (National Science Foundation Project), U of Ga, 1999-2005.
Co-PI, Center for Proficiency in Teaching Mathematics (National Science Foundation) 2002 -2012
Mathematics Advisory Board, Knowles Science Teaching Foundation, 2004-2007
NCTM Writing team for Assessment Standards for School Mathematics, 1994-1995.
Editor, 25th Anniverserary Special Issue of the J. for Research in Mathematics Education.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

         Tirosh, D., Tirosh, D., Graeber, A., & Wilson, J. W. (1990). Computer based intervention to correct preservice teachers' misconceptions about the operation of division. Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 10(2), 71-78.
         Wilson, J. W. (1971). Evaluation in secondary school mathematics. Chapter 19 in B. S. Bloom, J. T. Hastings, & G. F. Madaus, Handbook of Formative and Summative Evaluation of Classroom Learning. New York: McGraw-Hill.
         Buccino, A., & Wilson, J. W. (1987). Instructional processes in the teaching of mathematics. In I. Wirszup & R. Streit, Developments in School Mathematics Education Around the World. Reston, Va: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
         Wilson, J. W. (1987). Taking mathematics teaching seriously. In Proceedings of the Sino-American Secondary Mathematics Education Seminar, National Kaohsiung Teachers' College, Kaohsiung, R.O.C., May 1987.
         Wilson, J. W., Fernandez, M. L., & Hadaway, N. (1994). Mathematical Problem Solving. In P. S. Wilson, Survey of Research in Mathematics Education; Secondary School. Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
         Wilson, J. W. (2003) Mathematics Education: A Personal Perspective. Chapter 38 in G. Stanic and J. Kilpatrick, History of Mathematics Education Since World War II. Reston, VA: NCTM.
         Wilson, J. W. (2015).  Fifty Years and Counting – Working with Jeremy Kilpatrick. In E. Silver & C. Keitel,, Eds., Pursuing Excellence in Mathematics Education: Essays in Honor of Jeremy Kilpatrick.  New York:   Springer.
         Wilson, J. W. (2015). Summary of  uses of the MUST frameork and situations.   Chapter 6 in M. K. Heid, P. Wilson, & G. W. Blume, Mathematical Understanding for Secondary  Teaching: A Framework and Classroom-Based Situations.  (pp. xx-yy).   Charlotte, NC:   Information Age Publishing.
          Kilpatrick, J., Heid, M. K., Wilson, P, Blume, G. W., Wilson, J. W., & Zbeik, R. M. (2015). Mathematical Understanding for Secondary Teaching:  A Framework.  Chapter 2 in M. K. Heid, P. Wilson, & G. W. Blume, Mathematical Understanding for Secondary Teaching: A Framework and Classroom-Based Situations.  (pp. xx-yy).   Charlotte, NC:   Information Age Publishing.
          Fox, R., Donaldson, S.,  Heid, M. K., Blume, G. W. & Wilson, J. W. (2015).  Product of two negative numbers (Situation 2 from the MACMTL–CPTM Situations Project). Chapter 8 in M. K. Heid, P. Wilson, & G. W. Blume, Mathematical Understanding for Secondary Teaching: A Framework and Classroom-Based Situations.  (pp. xx-yy).   Charlotte, NC:   Information Age Publishing.
          Tillema, E., Donaldson, S., Edenfield, K., Wilson, J. W., Murray, E., & Blume, G. W.  (2015). Exponential rules (Situation 10 from the MACMTL–CPTM Situations Project). Chapter 16 in M. K. Heid, P. Wilson, & G. W. Blume, Mathematical Understanding for Secondary Teaching: A Framework and Classroom-Based Situations.  (pp. xx-yy).   Charlotte, NC:   Information Age Publishing.
          Boone, T., Lunt, J., Fratto, C., Banyas, J., Donaldson, S., Wilson, J. W., Wilson, P., Johnson, H., & Gleason, B. (2015). Chapter 21. Square Roots (Situation 15 from the MACMTL–CPTM Situations Project).  Chapter 21 in M. K. Heid, P. Wilson, & G. W. Blume, Mathematical Understanding for Secondary Teaching: A Framework and Classroom-Based Situations.  (pp. xx-yy).   Charlotte, NC:  Information Age Publishing.
          Hembree, D., Tillema, E., McClintock, E., Zbiek, R. M., Johnson, H., Wilson, P., Wilson, J. W., & Ryan Fox, R. (2015). Simultaneous equations (Situation18 from the MACMTL–CPTM Situations Project). Chapter 24 in M. K. Heid, P. Wilson, & G. W. Blume, Mathematical Understanding for Secondary Teaching: A Framework and Classroom-Based Situations.  (pp. xx-yy).   Charlotte, NC:   Information Age Publishing.
          Zbiek, R. M., Wilson, J. W., Johnson, H., Heid, M. K., Grady, M., & Konnova, S. (2015).  Locus of a point on a moving segment  (Situation 27 from the MACMTL–CPTM Situations Project). Chapter 33 in M. K. Heid, P. Wilson, & G. W. Blume, Mathematical Understanding for Secondary Teaching: A Framework and Classroom-Based Situations.  (pp. xx-yy).   Charlotte, NC:   Information Age Publishing.
          Hembree, D., O’Kelley,S. K., Broderick, S., & Wilson, J. W. (2015).  Area of Sectors of a Circle (Situation 31 from the MACMTL–CPTM Situations Project). Chapter 37 in M. K. Heid, P. Wilson, & G. W. Blume, Mathematical Understanding for Secondary Teaching: A Framework and Classroom-Based Situations.  (pp. xx-yy).   Charlotte, NC:   Information Age Publishing.
          Johnson, H.,  McClintock, E., Zbiek, R. M., Gleason,, B., Broderick, S., & Wilson , J. W. (2015). Graphing  sin(2x)  (Situation 36 from the MACMTL–CPTM Situations Project). Chapter 42 in M. K. Heid, P. Wilson, & G. W. Blume, Mathematical Understanding for Secondary Teaching: A Framework and Classroom-Based Situations.  (pp. xx-yy).   Charlotte, NC:   Information Age Publishing.