Anna Rumjahn (she/her) is a current doctoral student and emerging scholar in the PhD in Educational Theory and Practice: Philosophy of Education program at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada.

She recently graduated with a Masters of Education (Educational Management and Leadership) at The University of Sydney. Her research interests include educational philosophy, the intersection between Eastern and Western philosophy, contemplative practices, technologies of the self and wellbeing. She draws on ideas surrounding philosophy as a way of life vis-à-vis education.

During her early career as a primary classroom teacher, Anna welcomed the challenges of teaching in a pandemic, shaping her identity through cultural responsiveness and contemplative practices.

She is grateful to be researching and studying on the unceded and ancestral territory of the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ and Sḵwx̱wú7mesh speaking peoples, the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.