Megumi Takada is a doctoral student in the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University. Her research focuses on children’s literacy experiences in the early elementary school years, with a special interest in designing literacy instruction that promotes student agency and school belonging. Her work is driven by her former experience as a public school teacher in South Korea and Seattle, as well as her childhood of growing up bilingual in California and Japan. She is a recipient of the Fulbright teaching fellowship and graduated magna cum laude from Wellesley College with a degree in neuroscience and elementary teaching credentials.

Honors & Awards

  • Fulbright Teaching Fellowship to South Korea, U.S. Student Fulbright Program (2017-2018)

Education & Certifications

  • B.A., Wellesley College, Neuroscience (2017)