Bilge Cerezci

Assistant Professor
PhD, Child Development, Loyola University ChicagoMS, Child Development, Erikson InstituteBS, Preschool Education, Bogazici University
Dr. Bilge Cerezci, Assistant Professor at St. John’s University, holds a Ph.D. in Child Development from Loyola University Chicago, M.S. in Child Development with a focus on infant and toddler development from Erikson Institute, and a B.S. in Preschool Education from Bosphorus University, Turkey. While pursuing her doctoral degree, Bilge worked as research fellow at the Early Math Collaborative and served as a research assistant for Collaborative’s various projects with MDRC, Big Shoulders, Ounce and Prevention and CPS. Her doctoral studies focused on examining quality of early mathematics teaching. She has taught courses on early childhood education, human development, infant and toddler development, and STEM at Chicago City Colleges and Loyola University Chicago.

Teaching Interests

Early mathematics and science, Pre-service teacher preparations, Research methodology, Human development and growth

Research Interests

My current research focuses on how quality of early mathematics teaching impacts student outcomes and student’s mathematical questioning and how it varies by age. Pre-service teachers' experiences in the field

Courses Taught

EDU
1021R
R.I.S.E RESIDENT/CHILDHOOD EDU
EDU
7128
INTEGRATED CURRICULUM
EDU
8001
COMMUNITY IMMERSN RESEARCH II