Grace is a Curriculum Consultant for the Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE). Prior to joining SPICE in 2012, she worked at a California public school. She taught six different English courses for grades 9–12. In addition to seven years as a high school teacher, Grace’s teaching experience includes elementary school, middle school, and undergraduate and graduate level courses. She has been a recipient of the Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award from the University of California, Berkeley. She is a 2016-2018 Cultivating New Voices Fellow for the National Council of Teachers of English.
Grace’s academic interests include literacy, language, cultural studies, and twenty-first century pedagogies. She received a BA with a double major in Rhetoric and Art History from the University of California, Berkeley, and a MA in Education and Single Subject Teaching Credential in English from Stanford University. She is currently a PhD candidate in the Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Berkeley. Her research has been published in peer-reviewed journals and presented nationally and internationally.
Grace co-authored the SPICE curriculum units, Dynamics of the Korean-American Experience, Traditional and Contemporary Korean Culture, and Economic Development: The Case of South Korea. She is currently contributing to SPICE’s curriculum unit, Road to Tokyo. She has presented teacher seminars for the National Council for the Social Studies, St. Louis, MO; Hana-Stanford Conference on Korea for Secondary School Teachers, Stanford, CA; and the National Association for Multicultural Education, Oakland, CA. In 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016, she facilitated the annual Hana-Stanford Conference on Korea for Secondary School Teachers held at Stanford University.