Cody Chun is a PhD candidate in English at Stanford University. He studies contemporary U.S. literature (with a focus on multiethnic fiction), literature and philosophy, and race and ethnicity. His current research explores how experimental form in contemporary U.S. literature structures and facilitates ethical thinking.
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.
K-12 writing education, writing technologies, social and self-publication on digital platforms, and educational equity