DevTech Team: Emily Lin

Emily Lin

Emily is a Ph.D. student in the Child Development department. She studies how new technologies, including information visualization, contribute to conceptual change, behavioral change, and the development of agency in decision-making. She is particularly interested in youth civic engagement and community organizing.

In 2008, Emily received her Ed.M. in the Technology, Innovation, and Education program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education as a Catherine B. Reynolds Fellow in Social Entrepreneurship. Prior to that, she spent a year volunteering for the Village Bicycle Project in Ghana, then worked for Machine Science Inc., a non-profit that provides resources for young people to learn engineering, robotics, and programming. She graduated from Harvard College in 2003 with a joint concentration in Physics and Astronomy and Astrophysics.