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Emily Ulrich

Academic Writing Program Director

I have earned my MA and MPhil in Medieval Studies at Yale University, and now work as a research assistant and teaching fellow at Yale. As part of my teaching responsibilities, I teach essay writing, workshops student essays, and grade student papers. Based on my teaching experience at Yale, educational background and my passion for academics, I designed the Scholar Launch U.S. College Writing Seminar.


Christopher Brown
Director of Research Practicum

I earned a PhD in Latin American History from Emory University. Previously, I completed a BA in History and Hispanic Studies at the University of Nottingham and an MSc in Latin American Studies at the University of Oxford. At Scholar Launch, I help pair students with Faculty Advisors and Teaching Assistants who are passionate about their fields and who can guide and collaborate with students on individualized as well as team-based Research Practicums. 

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Flora Cheng
Director of Admissions

I earned my MA in Applied Linguistics and TESOL at Teachers College, Columbia University. I have 10 years of teaching experience around the world and 7 years of work experience in the education/e-learning industry in New York. I have helped hundreds of students grow and enter their dream schools. At Scholar Launch, I am in charge of recruiting and admitting best candidates into the research programs and serve as a bridge between teaching faculty and families.


Scholar Launch was founded by a cadre of educators and professionals from hundreds of the world’s most esteemed universities, companies, and other centers of learning. We are committed to teaching and mentorship in order to launch the next generation of scholars, leaders, and global citizens into their futures prepared to adapt and flourish.