Bona Kang

Lecturer in Education & Child Study

Bona Kang

Contact & Office Hours

Morgan Hall 304



Ph.D., M.A., B.A., University of California, Berkeley


Bona Kang is a lecturer in education and child study. She earned her doctorate in education from University of California, Berkeley, with a focus on cognition and development in the domain of mathematics. Her current research draws from sociocultural frameworks and focuses on children’s learning processes in mathematics and mediated problem solving activity in geometric measurement contexts.

At Smith, Kang teaches courses on the learning sciences, early childhood education, understanding U.S. secondary schools, and a seminar on educational research methods through projects with Smith College Campus School teachers.