Anna Zarkh

Anna Zarkh is a PhD candidate in the Graduate Group in Science and Mathematics Education (SESAME). She holds BA and MA degrees in Mathematics, and a teaching certificate from Israel. Anna’s research focuses on university mathematics education, specializing in socio-cultural theories, discourse analysis and micro-ethnographic methods. She studies classroom discourse, meaning-making processes and language ideologies in contemporary academic mathematics.

Anna taught undergraduate math courses at UC Berkeley; Bar Ilan university; and (an Israeli equivalent of) community college. She is dedicated to promoting math as a humanizing, sense-making experience in all contexts of human interaction.

Specializations and Interests

Undergraduate Mathematics Education; Discourse Analysis; Language Ideologies; Semiotics; Socio-Cultural Theories


M.A. Mathematics
Teaching Certificate in Secondary School Mathematics
B.A. Mathematics