Karen Graham is a Professor in the UNH Department of Mathematics and Statistics. She was appointed as the inaugural director of the Leitzel Center in January 2003. Dr. Graham has served as the project director of many state and federally funded projects and has presented numerous workshops at local, state, regional, and national conferences. She has served as a documentation consultant on several national research projects designed to explore mathematics education reform efforts, the QUASAR (Quantitative Understanding: Amplifying Student Achievement and Reasoning) Project, the R3M (Recognizing and Recording Reform in Mathematics Education) Project, and the CCH Evaluation and Documentation Project. At present, Dr. Graham is executive director of the UNH ADVANCE Institutional Transformation project funded by the National Science Foundation.