Dr. Negin Dahya is an Assistant Professor in the area of Digital Youth at the University of Washington Information School, Seattle, Washington. Her research is grounded in anti-oppressive education for ethnoracial minority groups, with a focus on girls and women using technology. Specifically, Dr. Dahya’s work explores the following research areas: sociocultural context of digital media production and technology use in under-served schools and communities in Canada and USA; transnational teaching/learning through digital technologies; and, studies focused on “serious play” ranging from examinations of social and political content in educational videogames, to girls’ videogame development for teaching/learning STEM in schools.
Dr. Dahya is part of the Digital Youth Lab at the University of Washington Information School and is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies. She is actively seeking community partners in digital and social media focused on social equity for girls/women and ethnoracial minorities, particularly in the Seattle, Washington area. She will be teaching in Winter 2015 and Spring 2015 at the University of Washington Information School.
You can follow her day-to-day ramblings on Twitter @MsNegin.