Gila Hanna

Professor Emerita

CTL Profile

Gila Hanna is a Professor Emerita in the Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning at OISE. She is also an advisory editor of the international journal, Educational Studies in Mathematics and a co-founding editor of the Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education.

Gila’s research interests include mathematics education, the role of proof in mathematics education, philosophical aspects of proof, and gender and mathematics education.

Selected Publications:

  • Hanna, G., & Larvor, B. (2020). As Thurston says? On using quotations from famous mathematicians to points about philosophy and education. ZDM Mathematics Education. doi:       
  • Hanna, G., Reid, D. A., & de Villiers, M. (2019). Proof Technology: Implications for Teaching. In G. Hanna, D. A. Reid, & M. de Villiers (Eds.), Proof technology in mathematics research and teaching (pp. 3-9). New York, NY: Springer. 
  • Hanna, G., Reid, D. A., & de Villiers, M. (Eds.). (2019). Proof technology in mathematics research and teaching. New York, NY: Springer.
  • Yan, X., Mason, J., & Hanna, G. (2019). Probing interactions in exploratory teaching: A case study. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 50(2), 244-259. 
  • Hanna, G. & Mason, J. (2014). Key ideas and memorability in proof. For the Learning of Mathematics 34(2), 12-16.