Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Dahya, N. & Dryden-Peterson, S. (2016). Tracing pathways to higher education for refugees: the role of virtual support networks and mobile phones for women in refugee campsComparative Education. Published online December 1, 2016.

Dussel, I. & Dahya, N. (2016) Introduction: problematizing voice and representation in youth media production. Learning, Media & Technology Special Issue: Voice and Representation in Youth Media Production in Educational Settings: Transnational Dialogues. DOI:10.1080/17439884.2016.1205602

Dahya, N. (2016). Critical perspectives in youth digital media production: ‘voice’ and representation in educational contexts. Learning, Media & Technology. DOI: 10.1080/17439884.2016.1141745

Dahya, N. & Jenson, J. (2015). Mis/representations in school-based digital media production: an ethnographic exploration with Muslim girls. Diaspora, Indigenous & Minority Education: Studies of Migration, Integration, Equity & Cultural Survival, 9(2), 108-123.

Barkaoui, K., Barrett, S.E., Samaroo, J., Dahya, N., & Alidina, S. (2015). Teachers’ conceptions of student engagement in learning: the case of four urban schoolsAlberta Journal of Educational Research, 61(1), 1-20.

Jenson, J., Dahya, N. & and Fisher, S. (2014). Valuing production values: a ‘do it yourself’ media production club. Learning, Media & Technology, 39(2), 215-228. DOI: 0.1080/17439884.2013.79948.

Samaroo, J., Dahya, N., and Alidina, S. (2013). Exploring the challenges of conducting respectful research: seen and unforseen factors within urban school research. Canadian Journal of Education/Revue canadienne de l’’éducation, 36(3), 438-457.

Dahya, N. (2009). Serious learning in playful roles: socio-political games for educationLoading, 3(4).

Book Chapters

Jenson, J., Dahya, N., and Fisher, S. (2014). “Power Struggles: Knowledge production in a DIY news club”. In Megan Boler and Matt Ratto (Eds.) . DIY Citizenship: Critical Making and Social Media. Boston: MIT Press.

Dahya, N. (2012). Learning at Play. Encyclopedia of Sciences of Learning. New York: Springer.


Dahya, N. (2016). Education in Conflict & Crisis: How Can Technology Make a Difference? A Landscape Review. Published by GIZ, USAID, WVI: Germany.

Fisher, K., Davis, K., Yip, J., Dahya, N., Mills, J.E., Eisenberg, M. (2016). Digital Youth Seattle Think Tank White Paper. Report available online at

Jenson, J. & Dahya, N. (2014). Integrated Teaching with Technology: An inquiry into blended pedagogy pedagogies in higher education. Report submitted to Algonquin College.

Articles in Public Media

Dryden-Peterson, S. Dahya, N., and Douhaibi, D. (2017). How Teachers Use Mobile Phones as Education Tools in Refugee Camps. Brookings Institute published March 14, 2017.

Dryden-Peterson, S., Dahya, N., and Giles, W. (2013). Education: A Challenge to Terror. Op-Ed in The Globe and Mail published October 3, 2013.

Dryden-Peterson, S., Dahya, N., and Giles, W. (2013). Education: A Challenge to Terror. Op-Ed in The Huffington Post published September 30, 2013.

Dissertation & Thesis

Dahya, N. (2014). Mediating postcoloniality in education: Mis/representations of Muslim girls using technology. Doctoral dissertation to York University.

Dahya, N. (2008). Videogames for education and social change: Examining representation and learning in serious and persuasive digital-games. Master’s level thesis to York University.

Creative Writing

Dahya, Negin. “Parvaneh”. Poem published in The Quill Magazine, Friday, February 3rd, 2017.