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Emily Southerton

Emily Southerton
PhD Student, Graduate School of Education

Emily Southerton is a PhD student in the Learning Sciences and Technology Design program at Stanford’s Graduate School of Education. With a background teaching writing in public schools, she now studies the effects of digital technologies in K-12 classrooms, specifically those that amplify on-the-ground and historically underrepresented student voices. Emily is the creator of the Poet Warriors Project, a digital publishing platform that amplifies the work of student poets from low-income public schools across the country: www.poetwarriorsproject.com

Research Interests:

K-12 writing education, writing technologies, social and self-publication on digital platforms, and educational equity