Paulina is a PhD candidate in the Department of Educational Studies. Her doctoral dissertation explores the affective and spatial dimensions of social and emotional learning curricula in an elementary school setting. She is interested in post-qualitative and visual research methodologies, as well as critical childhood studies. Paulina graduated with a BA (Honours) in Anthropology from York University in 2004, and with an MA in Curriculum & Instruction from Simon Fraser University (SFU) in 2012. She has taught in the Faculty of Education (International Programs) at SFU, and as a sessional instructor at the Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC). Since 2014, she has also worked as a Teaching Assistant in the Department of Sociology at UBC.