Katherine Jo

Katherine Jo works with The Purpose Project, developing and designing programs, curriculum, and pedagogy that engage students in questions of meaning, purpose, and character. She also leads programs for graduate and professional school students, including Teaching on Purpose and Race and the Professions. Her scholarly interests include philosophies of liberal learning, pedagogy for ethical formation, and faculty vocational identity. She has previously worked in career development, undergraduate advising, and faculty development. She holds a BA in Sociology from Harvard University, an MA in Philosophy of Education from Teachers College, Columbia University, and a PhD in Philosophy of Education from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.