Alya Raphael

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Alya is a lecturer in the Oral Communication Program, as part of the Hume Center for Writing and Speaking. She received her Ph.D. from Stanford University in Developmental Biology and conducted postdoctoral training at the University of Pennsylvania and Stanford University in Cell Biology and Genetics. Throughout, she has maintained a strong love for teaching and tutoring, working as a tutor in the Oral Communication Program at Stanford and serving as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Haverford College. Coming to OCP and the Hume Center from a scientific background, Alya particularly enjoys working with students and researchers to help them find their voices and learn how to speak about complex topics to a wide variety of audiences.