As Senior Program Associate, Emma Lee supports Simple Interactions and other special projects and initiatives of the Fred Rogers Center. Her work reaches across the research, policy, and practice sectors in early childhood, K-12 education, and social services to support the interactions and relationships that help children thrive. Before joining the Center, Emma worked at the RAND Corporation as a Policy Analyst. Her work included research, evaluation, and technical assistance for projects in early childhood and K-12 education in both rural and urban settings. She holds an Ed.M. in Human Development and Psychology from Harvard University and a B.A. in Psychology from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.