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Refereed Journal Articles
(Student authors indicated by */Partnering practitioner or tribal elder authors indicated by ∞)

Ruef, J., & Jacob, M. (2021). Fractional Humans: How decolonizing the learning of mathematics can heal. For the Learning of Mathematics. 41(1). 14-17. https://flm-journal.org/index.php?do=show&lang=en&vol=41&num=1

Ruef, J. (2021). How Ms. Mayen and her students co-constructed "good at math." Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 52(2), 152-188. https://doi.org/10.5951/jresematheduc-2020-0264

Jacob, M., Gonzales, K., Chappell Belcher, D., Ruef, J. & *RunningHawk Johnson, S. (2020) Indigenous cultural values counter the damages of white settler colonialism, Environmental Sociology. DOI: 10.1080/23251042.2020.1841370

Ruef, J., & Torres, A. (2020). A menu of risk-taking Scaffolds. Mathematics Teacher: Teaching and Learning PK-12. 113(9), 723-730. https://doi.org/10.5951/MTLT.2019.0091

Ruef, J., Jacob, M., *Walker, G. K., & Beavert, V. (2020) Why Indigenous languages matter for mathematics education: A case study of Ichishkíin. Education Studies in Mathematics.104(3), 313-332. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10649-020-09957-0

*Lo, M., & Ruef, J. (2020). Student or teacher? A look at how students facilitate public sensemaking during collaborative groupwork. Journal of Urban Mathematics Education. 13(1), 15-33. https://journals.tdl.org/jume

Ruef, J. (2020). Visions of the possible: Using drawings to elicit and support visions of teaching mathematics. Mathematics Teacher Educator, 8(2), 59-80. https://doi.org/10.5951/mte-2019-0010

Ruef, J., Sweeny, S., and Willingham, J. C. (2020). Re-envisioning "good at math:" A case study of positive transformation. International Journal of Gender, Science, and Technology. 11(3), 383-393. http://genderandset.open.ac.uk/index.php/genderandset/article/view/624

Ruef, J. (2020). What gets checked at the door? Embracing students' complex math identities. Journal of Humanistic Mathematics. 10(1), 22-38. https://doi.org/10.5642/jhummath.202001.04

Ruef, J., *RunningHawk Johnson, S., Jacob, M., Jansen, J., and Beavert, V. (2020). Why STEM needs Indigenous Traditional Ecological Knowledge. International Journal of Gender, Science, and Technology. 11(3), 429-439. http://genderandset.open.ac.uk/index.php/genderandset/article/view/662

Editorial Work

Ruef, J. (2021, May 27). Regarding schools, what’s worth keeping? The Register Guard. https://www.registerguard.com/story/opinion/columns/2021/05/27/guest-view-regarding-schools-whats-worth-keeping-education-pandemic/7432951002/

Ruef, J., Elliott, R. & Thanheiser, E. (2021, March 7). Antiracist math education adds up to better results for students. The Oregonian. https://www.oregonlive.com/opinion/2021/03/opinion-antiracist-math-education-adds-up-to-better-results-for-students.html?fbclid=IwAR04W5o13QR_HdN-F9yp7mT1ranX9QX54vAiVaSSYE6VKzS-2z-d20RCgms

Ruef, J. (2018, November 6). How to help students heal from 'math trauma.' Education Week Teacher. https://www.edweek.org/tm/articles/2018/11/06/how-to-help-studentsheal-from-math.html

Ruef, J. (2018, November 1). Think you're bad at math? You may suffer from 'math trauma.' The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/thinkyoure-bad-at-math-you-may-suffer-from-math-trauma-104209

Ruef, J. (2018, March 12). Celebrating Marion Walter--and other unsung female mathematicians. The Conversation. https://theconversation.com/celebrating-marion-walter-and-otherunsung-female-mathematicians-92249

Ruef, J. (2018, February 28). Teachers prep for unnatural disasters--like school shootings. The San Francisco Chronicle. https://www.sfchronicle.com/opinion/openforum/article/Teachers-prepstudents-for-unnatural-disasters-12718142.php

Ruef, J. (2017, July 21). Wonder Woman offers new view of power structure. The San Francisco Chronicle. http://www.sfchronicle.com/opinion/article/Wonder-Woman-offers-a-new-view-of-power-11305840.php