“I learn by seeing, doing, and moving. Keeping still is next to impossible for both my brain and my body.”
Korah Wiley is a Learning Sciences Researcher whose interests lie at the intersection of STEM classroom research and development. She earned a B.S. in Biochemistry from Texas A&M University in College Station, an M.S. in Molecular Cancer Biology from Duke University, and a Ph.D. in Science and Math Education from the University of California, Berkeley. Driven by her academic and professional experiences in the STEM field as a cancer researcher and her 10+ years as a biology instructor at the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, Korah has a passion for developing and investigating ways to improve STEM teaching and learning. She is particularly interested in developing education technology that can be used methodologically to provide insight into teaching and learning and in supporting educators to provide students with equitable and empowering learning experiences. In addition to classroom instruction, Korah has engaged in worked at the local and state levels of the K-16 education system. She has designed and conducted professional development for STEM educators, developed and led numerous STEM pathways programs for minoritized and first-generation middle and high school students, and spearheaded a STEM teacher training and retention program. Korah is an avid learner and loves to find connections amongst varied and complex topics. She can be reached at email@example.com.