Faculty Profile for Dr. Jose Martinez Hinestroza

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Dr. Jose Martinez Hinestroza
Assistant Professor — Curriculum And Instruction
ED ED 3013
phone: (512) 245-2038

Biography Section

Research Interests

Dr. Martínez Hinestroza is an assistant professor in elementary mathematics education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. He earned his PhD in Curriculum, Instruction, and Teacher Education from Michigan State University. His participatory research explores mathematics teaching and learning in bilingual elementary classrooms. He focuses on how students, teachers, and researchers come together to develop classroom cultures that are inclusive of children's multiple ways of participating.

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Martínez Hinestroza, J., Strange, M. D., & Townsell, C. D. (n.d.). Centering mathematics pre-service teachers’ whole selves: A collaborative approach to course syllabus design. Mathematics Teacher Educator.
  • Martínez Hinestroza, J. (2023). Drawn onward: Symmetry as pedagogical imagination in critical mathematics teacher education. Philosophy of Mathematics Education Journal, 40, 1–19.
  • Martínez Hinestroza, J., Peña-Pincheira, R. S., & Adams Corral, M. (2023). Incouple numbers and dedómetros: Listening for meaning in bilingual children’s mathematical lexical inventions. ZDM – Mathematics Education, Advance online publication. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1007/s11858-023-01486-3
  • Martínez Hinestroza, J., Silva, J. M., & Maldonado Rodriguez, L. A. (2022). Attending to others’ mathematical ideas: A semiotic alternative to logocentrism in bilingual classrooms. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/09518398.2022.2098398
  • Martínez Hinestroza, J. (2022). (Re)learning what it means to participate: Bringing student and teacher perspectives into dialogue. The Elementary School Journal, 122(4), 642–673.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Presidential Distinction Award in Scholarly Activity at the assistant professor level for the College of Education, Texas State University. 2023
  • Award / Honor Recipient: AAHHE Faculty Fellowship Program, American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education. 2022
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Presidential Distinction Award in Teaching at the assistant professor level for the College of Education, Texas State University. 2022
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Service, Teaching, & Research (STaR) in Mathematics Education Fellowship, Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators. 2020
  • Award / Honor Nominee: Finalist to the Linking Research and Practice Outstanding Publication Award.  Teaching Children Mathematics, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. 2018

Selected Grants

  • Martínez Hinestroza, José (Principal). CAREER: Affirming Bilingual Children’s Participation in Mathematics (ABC-Par), National Science Foundation, Federal, $859504. (Submitted: July 26, 2022, Funded: August 1, 2023 - July 31, 2028). Grant.
  • Martínez Hinestroza, José (Principal). Recognizing Embodied and Linguistic Participation in Bilingual Mathematics Classrooms (REaL Participation), Texas State University, $8000. (Submitted: October 2022, Funded: January 2023 - Present). Grant.
  • Justice, Sean Bradley (Principal), Assaf, Lori Czop (Co-Principal), Kinard, Timothy A (Supporting), Martinez Hinestroza, Jose Manuel (Supporting), Veech, Joseph A (Supporting), Close, Hunter G (Supporting), Burke, Quinn (Supporting). EPK-2: Exploring PK-2 Teachers' Abilities to Identify CT Precursors and Implement Learning Activities that Strengthen Computer Science in Early Childhood Classrooms, National Science Foundation, Federal, $450000. (Submitted: November 2019, Funded: September 2020 - August 2023). Grant.
  • Martínez Hinestroza, José (Principal). Great First Eight Curriculum Development, Anonymous Donor to the University of Michigan, Institutional (Higher Ed), $31449. (Funded: September 2019 - August 2021). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Teaching for Excellence and Equity in Mathematics
Editorial Review Board Member
Revista Educación Matemática
Search committee for the chair of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Advisory board member
Research for EDucator Equity & Excellence (REDEE) Center. College of Education. Texas State University.
Scholarships sub-committee of the steering committee Psychology of Mathematics Education- North American Chapter organization