Maïko Le Lay

Maïko is a French and Japanese scholar, educator, dancer, and YouTuber. She currently works as a postdoctoral scholar at the UCI Connected Learning Lab. Le Lay received her PhD in Critical Dance Studies from UC Riverside where she researched embodied hip hop pedagogies in K-12 and higher education classrooms. Her broader research interests include embodied, culturally-sustaining, digital, and informal learning.