Sherry Yi is PhD student studying educational psychology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is currently investigating the perceived influence of sandbox games on STEM interest based off interviews with college freshmen who are in STEM. On a broader scale, she is interested in technology’s impact on everyday lives.

In her spare time, she likes to write about her latest escapades, read tech news, and  indulge in Minecraft. She greatly enjoys collaborative and art-related experiences.

PigKeywords: sustaining and triggering interest, video games, STEM learning, grounded theory

Let’s connect. fangyi1@illinois.edu | blog

CliftonStrengths: Restorative, Achiever, Individualization, Intellection, Analytical