Hui Huang Doctoral Researcher

Hui Huang is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Social Science and Comparative Education division at the School of Education & Information Studies at UCLA. Hui has a deep interest in exploring the link between individuals’ formal, nonformal, and informal learning experiences and their impacts on outcomes such as identity development, well-being, and types of skill formation. Her dissertation explores the transformative potential of informal workplace learning on the identity-making and agency development of early-career tech workers in China. Her current research project examines the STEM identity dissonance of underrepresented minority adolescents in out-of-school contexts.