Her research interests include proof and reasoning in mathematics education, the international and comparative study of Chinese and American students in mathematics education, and quantitative methodology.
She has participated in the following presentations:2012 – PME-NA at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo Michigan. 2013 – Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators, Orlando Florida 2013 – Conversations Among Colleagues, Central Michigan University Hoffman, A., He, J., & Medel, L. (2015, January). Teacher as learner: Reflections from pre-service mathematics teachers. Presented at the Joint Mathematics Meetings. San Antonio, TX. (Link for more details)