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Schell, Emily

Emily ( (B A '16, MA '18) is a fourth year Doctoral Candidate in Developmental and Psychological Sciences at Stanford's Graduate School of Education (GSE). Prior to starting doctoral study, Emily received her double bachelors degrees from Brown University in East Asian Studies and International Relations. She also served as a Fulbright English Teacher in Taiwan and received her master's degree in International Comparative Education from the Stanford GSE.

Emily's research interests concern how colleges and universities can shift their student services and pedagogical approaches to better support their increasingly diverse student bodies; her dissertation studies how universities can create culturally sustaining advising systems for minoritized international and immigrant students. In addition to her research, Emily has been Primary Instructor or a Teaching Fellow for multiple graduate-level seminars and undergraduate community engaged learning courses. As a result of her dedication to teaching, she was the 2021 graduate student recipient of the Walter J. Gores Award, Stanford's highest teaching award.