Ana Katz is a doctoral student at the University of Utah in the Department of Educational Psychology, Reading and Literacy. She earned her M.A. in Rhetoric and Composition from Brigham Young University and her B.A. in English and American History from the University of California, San Diego. She also works as adjunct faculty at Brigham Young University as a professor in Rhetoric and Composition, has taught Secondary English in West Valley City, Utah, and currently works with a Utah based non-profit on creating anti-racist literacy curriculum for local school districts.
Ashley Silcox is a doctoral student in the Department of Educational Psychology, Reading and Literacy. She earned her B.S. in Elementary Education from Brigham Young University and her M.Ed. in Reading and Literacy from the University of Utah. She has worked at public, charter, and online schools with students K-6, as well as in school administration, for 8 years. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two kids, reading, and eating chocolate.
Bailey Ondricek is a doctoral student in the Department of Educational Psychology, Learning and Cognition Program. She has spent the past five years teaching in Davis School District at her very own childhood elementary school with experience primarily in upper-grade gifted education. She holds a Masters of Education as well as a B.S. in Elementary Education with Gifted and Talented and ESL endorsements. Hobbies include long walks with her husband and goldendoodle, crafting, and Golden Girls marathons.
Courtney is a second-year doctoral student at the University of Utah in the Department of Educational Psychology, Counseling Psychology. Prior to moving to Salt Lake City, she earned her B.A. in Sport Management at the University of Michigan and her M.A. in Sport & Performance Psychology at the University of Denver’s School of Professional Psychology. She is currently conducting research on athletic identity, curiosity, and career development. She plans to become a counseling and performance psychologist and desires to work with athletes and performers. She was a former student-athlete at Michigan and enjoys her new hobbies, skiing & surfing:)