Ka Ya Lee
Ka Ya Lee is a PhD candidate in Education. Her research focuses on the intersection of education, epistemology, and ethics. In particular, she is interested in the notions of epistemic justice in school curricula. Her dissertation explores the normative grounds for teaching about historically marginalized social groups in K-12 education. At Harvard, she has taught courses in the philosophy of education, introductory, intermediate, and advanced statistics as well as developmental psychology. Before starting her doctoral studies, she worked as a curriculum developer and Philosophy for Children teacher in Tokyo, Japan and taught ethics, moral and political philosophy as well as ESL classes to Japanese youth. She holds a B.A. in the College of Social Studies (a multidisciplinary major that focuses on Economics, Government, History, and Political Philosophy) from Wesleyan University.