Bilgehan Ayik, MA

Title: Graduate Research Assistant

Groups: Project Personnel

Bilge is a full-time international Ph.D. student in the College of Education and Human Development at George Mason University. She is also a full-time graduate research assistant in the ACE-STEM Project. She is from Turkey, and her specialization is Research Methods. She earned her master’s degree from the University of  California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She has worked for six years as a math teacher in Turkey, and she had many forcibly-displaced students. She worked as the book-coordinator and a board member in an EU funded project, the Universal Language of Mathematics, which was conducted with three partner organizations  from Turkey, Germany, and Italy. Her experiences shaped her academic interests, such as multicultural education, STEM learning, forcibly displaced students, critical pedagogy and mixed methodology.