Elana Reiser, Ed.D.

Elana Reiser, Ed.D.

Professor, Director of Master's in Mathematics Education

Graduate Management Studies LI
Mathematics and Computer Science LI


Long Island

  • 631.687.5170
  • Business Technology Center, Room 1-6


Ed.D., Mathematics Education, Teachers College of Columbia University, 2007

M.A., Mathematics, Binghamton University, 2002

B.A., Mathematics, Binghamton University, 2000


Elana grew up on Long Island with two sisters and one brother. She now lives with her husband and young daughter.

Scholarly & Professional Interests

Cooperative learning

Using math shown in movies and television shows to motivate classroom lessons

Select Publications

“Using Movies and Television Shows as a Mathematics Motivator.” NCTM’s 73rd Yearbook, NCTM, 2011.

“Mathematics and the Media.” Metro Math: MAA Newsletter, MAA, February 2009.       


"Arithmetic is being able to count up to twenty without taking off your shoes." 
— Mickey Mouse