Emily Schell is a doctoral candidate in Developmental and Psychological Sciences at Stanford University's Graduate School of Education (GSE). Prior to starting doctoral study, Emily received her bachelor's (with honors) from Brown University in East Asian Studies and International Relations. She also served as a Fulbright English Teacher in Taiwan and received her master's in International Comparative Education from Stanford's GSE.
Emily's research concerns how higher education can shift their student support services and pedagogical approaches to support their increasingly diverse student bodies. Her dissertation studies how universities can create culturally responsive advising systems for minoritized immigrant and international students. In addition to her research, Emily has served as an adjunct faculty member at USF for the last year and has taught multiple seminars and community-engaged learning courses at Stanford.
- Culturally responsive student support
- Qualitative methods
- Higher education
- Cultural psychology
- Emerging adulthood
- Stanford University, MA in Education, 2018
- Brown University, BA in East Asian Studies and International Relations, 2016
Awards & Distinctions
- Stanford University James W. Lyons Award for Service, 2022
- Stanford University Walter J. Gores Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2021
- Council for Advancement and Support of Education Best Digital Teaching Resource (Silver), 2021
- Schell, E.P. (2022). Passion, parenting, or something else? A cross-cultural analysis of university students’ academic decision-making. In: Glass C.R., Bista K. (eds) Reimagining Mobility in Higher Education. Springer.
- Schell, E.P., Padilla, A.M., & Houts, P. (2022). “Fnding common ground:” Experiences of immigrant and nonimmigrant students in a community engaged learning course. Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning.
- Rosales, O., Schell, E.P., Gutierrez, C.*, & Padilla, A.M. (2022). Cultural taxation or “tax credit”? Understanding the nuances of ethnoracially minoritized student labor in higher education. Ethnic and Racial Studies.