Phillip Yao

M.Sc. Student, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

Phil Yao is currently a Rhodes Scholar at the University of Oxford studying education and business. His recent dissertation was a qualitative, exploratory study on the emerging phenomenon of teacher training through massive open online courses (MOOCs). He has worked in diverse areas of education, including early education with the Indian NGO Pratham, Common Core education with the U.S. Department of Education, computer science education with the Office of Mayor Michael Bloomberg, art education with the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and college education with the Harvard Educational Policy Committee. Mr. Yao holds an A.B. in Physics and Philosophy from Harvard University.