Jenna R Hirsch

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Associate Professor


Office: N-589

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Phone: +1 (212) 220-8000;ext=5196

Dr.Hirsch received her undergraduate degree in mathematics at Pennsylvania State University, and continued with her Masters Degree in Mathematics and Education at Rutgers University.  Her research interests for her Ph.D. include student understanding of groups, rings, and topics in abstract algebra, all of which are explored in her dissertation from Teacher’s College Columbia University.  She specializes in student understanding and learning in remediation, testing and pedagogy, here at BMCC.  She is currently a Title V advisor, and advises students for S-STEM projects.  In her spare time, Dr. Hirsch likes to work out, eat and cook healthy vegetarian meals, and walk her dog.


Teacher Education, Mathematics Anxiety, Math Pedagogy, Math Education, Group Theory, Applied Statistics, Abstract Algebra


  • B.S. Pennsylvania State University, Mathematics,1999
  • M.A. Rutgers University, Mathematics and Education,2001
  • Ph.D. Columbia University, Teachers College, Mathematics and Education,2007

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