Sherry Yi is a doctoral student studying educational psychology, specifically the cognitive science of teaching and learning, at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
She studies interest development within digital learning and out-of-school environments. Her current project investigates the triggering of interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics using Minecraft. She is excited by the role entertainment technology will play in the future of learning for all.
Her hobbies include running a small art business, exploring new hiking trails, and gardening. She enjoys French sodas (in the left photo)!