Sonya Temko works across the EASEL Lab’s international projects. Her research focuses on contextualizing and adapting social and emotional learning for cultural relevance in diverse contexts. Before coming to the EASEL lab, Sonya worked on social and emotional learning interventions in crisis and conflict-affected settings with the International Rescue Committee and Open Learning Exchange. Sonya loves teaching and has taught various subjects and age groups around the world, including in France as a Fulbright grantee. Sonya holds an Ed.M. in International Education Policy from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a B.A. in French and Francophone Studies and English Literature from Mills College.