Leonid Khazanov

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EMAIL: lkhazanov@bmcc.cuny.edu

Office: N599S

Office Hours: TBA

Phone: +1 (212) 220-8000;ext=5204


Leonid Khazanov has been involved in the field of mathematics education for more than 30 years, first in Russia, and then in the United States. In Russia, he initially taught mathematics to workers and peasants in the remote Northern Regions, and later at a Technical College in St. Petersburg. After moving to NYC, he taught for 10 years as an Adjunct Lecturer and full-time Substitute Lecturer at various public and private colleges and universities, before he was appointed to a full-time position in the  mathematics department at Borough of Manhattan Community College of the City University of New York. In 2006, after receiving a doctoral degree from Teachers College, Columbia Ubiversity, he was appointed to Assistant Professor.



Probability–( Students’ Concepts of Probability)


  • Ed.D. Mathematics Education, Teachers College, Columbia University,2005

Courses Taught

Research and Projects

  • Addressing the Availability Bias in Introductory Applied College Statistics


  • Addressing Students Misconceptions About Probability during the First Years in College. , Mathematics and Computer Education. Volume 42, Number 3, pp. 180-192. Fall, 2008.
  • Teachers Resources Handbook. Grade 6. Unit 8, Probability. , Houghton Mifflin Co, Boston, 2007
  • Addressing Students¿ Misconceptions About Probability in an Introductory College Statistics Course: The Instructors’ Perspectives (joint publication with Annette Gourgey and Fred Peskoff)., Abstracts of the American Mathematical Society. January, 2008. Issue 151, Volume 29, Number 6, Page 317.
  • When the Instructor Must Take the Back Seat, PRIMUS, Volume 17, Number 2, pp.157-166. April-June, 2007

Honors, Awards and Affiliations

  • Certificates of Recognition for serving on the Advisory Board of the Teaching Learning Center. BMCC/CUNY, 2006, 2007, & 2008.

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