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Who We Are

The Faculty and Staff:

  • Kristen Hartman holds an MA and BA in English Literature and has been teaching composition and literature at the university level since 2001. In addition to teaching, she has worked at the Centre for the Study and Teaching of Writing, the Digital Media Project, and as assistant editor for the academic journal “American Periodicals.” Prior to joining the Pre-Collegiate Program of Yangon, Kristen directed the Access Academy at the Asian University for Women. 
  • Khaing Ei Mon is a graduate of the Pre-Collegiate Program of Yangon. Upon her graduation from the Asian University for Women in 2014 with a major in Public Health Sciences and a minor in Asian Studies, she joined PCP as the Dean of Administration. 
  • Joseph McClellan earned a PhD from Columbia University’s Department of Religion where he specialized in Indo-Tibetan Buddhist philosophy and continental philosophy. He has taught philosophy, religion, and gender studies at a number of universities. He is author of Trans*am: Cis Men and Trans Women in Love (ThreeL Media)and has published translations from Tibetan and French.
  • Emily Stephenson graduated from Centre College in 2015 with a BA in French and minors in Biology and Chemistry. In 2016, she received her Master’s in Public Health degree from the University of Sheffield and began work at the Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ). In August, 2017 Emily came to the Pre-Collegiate Program as an integrated science teacher and has since taught courses on environmental science and sustainability, history of science, and public health.