Founder and Director
Dr. Crystal Morton is an Associate Professor of mathematics education at Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI). She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Elementary and Secondary Mathematics Methods, General Secondary Methods, and Assessment in Schools. Her research is driven by a passion to understand why Black female students are disproportionately underachieving in mathematics. This former high school math teacher has received multiple awards for her service, research, and teaching. Dr. Morton holds a BA in Mathematics, an M.A.T in Secondary Mathematics Education and a Ph.D. in Education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.