Ratih is a first-year PhD student in the cluster of Learning Science and Human Development (LSHD) and is interested in embodied cognition, design-based research, ethnomathematics, cultural funds of knowledge, and cross-cultural epistemic diversity.
She obtained her BA from Universitas Pendidikan Ganesha (Bali, Indonesia), MSc from Utrecht University (Utrecht, The Netherlands) & Universitas Sriwijaya (Palembang, Indonesia), and MA from Universitas Pendidikan Ganesha (Bali, Indonesia). Prior to her attendance as a graduate student at UC Berkeley, she taught for five years as a junior lecturer in the mathematics education study program.
Besides her professional work, she also dedicates her time to serving in educational communities, especially to designing delightful, meaningful, and accessible mathematical activities and lessons for children. Apart from it, she is practicing yoga and Balinese dancing in her leisure time.
Her future research will be related to dancing and mathematics. She will work in cultural practices and human interaction, and its relation toward mathematical thinking.