Emily recently graduated summa cum laude from Emory University, where she received her B.S. in creative writing, English, and environmental science. In her senior year at Emory, Emily instructed a digital media laboratory course for 25 undergraduate students in Emory’s Department of Film and Media Studies. She has been a tutor in Emory’s writing center and was a creative writing teaching assistant at the Atlanta History Center. An avid writer and poet, Emily has received national recognition for her novel excerpts from the YoungArts Foundation. Emily also spent a summer as a science writing and communications intern at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. Prior to Emory, Emily attended Choate Rosemary Hall, where she graduated cum laude. At Taft, Emily will be a Penn Teaching Fellow in English, coach volleyball and intramural sports, and will live in USGD.