Tez joined the PhD program at NYU in 2019, after completing an A.B. in Philosophy at Harvard University and an M.Phil. in History and Philosophy of Science at the University of Cambridge. Her primary interests are in epistemology (esp. norms of belief, understanding vs. knowledge, and higher-order evidence), metaethics, and general epistemology of science. She is originally from Tokyo, Japan, but has lived elsewhere for some time.