Grace Lyo

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Grace Lyo

Assistant Dean and Director
Teaching & Learning

Grace is the assistant dean and director of Teaching and Learning, empowering faculty and students to cocreate a transformational learning experience that equips and inspires the next generation of leaders. Her team supports professors’ instructional goals through a wealth of resources, including course material development, case study writing and distribution, guest speaker engagement, experiential course support, learning design and technology, coaching and facilitation services, and more.

Previously, Grace served as the director of learning design at Stanford’s Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning. She came to Stanford from the educational technology industry, where she was one of the early employees of edX, the Harvard and MIT founded online course platform.

Grace began her career as an academic: She held the prestigious CLE Moore Instructorship at MIT’s Department of Mathematics and was awarded the Clay Lift-off Fellowship for her promise in mathematical research. Grace obtained her doctorate from the University of California at Berkeley and her undergraduate degree from Harvard, both in pure mathematics.