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Research Interests

Sociocultural and sociopolitical theories of learning; engineering and computer science education; participatory design research; qualitative methods in education research.

Education/Academic qualification

Education in Mathematics, Science, and Technology, PhD, University of California Berkeley

… → 2016

Electrical Engineering, MS, University of California at Los Angeles

… → 2007

Electrical Engineering, BS, University of California at Los Angeles

… → 2006

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Grants 2018 2023

Research Output 2014 2019

Education it's about power

Vakil, S. & Higgs, J., Mar 1 2019, In : Communications of the ACM. 62, 3, p. 31-33 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Education computing
Computer science
Education
Students
1 Citation (Scopus)

Exploring Politicized Trust in a Racially Diverse Computer Science Classroom

Vakil, S. & de Royston, M. M. K., Jul 4 2019, In : Race Ethnicity and Education. 22, 4, p. 545-567 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

computer science
classroom
equity
public education
solidarity

The racial politics of STEM education in the USA: interrogations and explorations

Vakil, S. & Ayers, R., Jul 4 2019, In : Race Ethnicity and Education. 22, 4, p. 449-458 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access
politics
education
science
computer science
conversation

Toward what ends? A critical analy sis of militarism, equity, and STEM education

Vossoughi, S. & Vakil, S., Jan 1 2018, Education at War: The Fight for Students of Color in America's Public Schools. Fordham University Press, p. 117-140 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

militarism
equity
education
10 Citations (Scopus)

Replacing Representation With Imagination: Finding Ingenuity in Everyday Practices

Gutiérrez, K. D., Cortes, K., Cortez, A., DiGiacomo, D., Higgs, J., Johnson, P., Ramón Lizárraga, J., Mendoza, E., Tien, J. & Vakil, S., Mar 1 2017, In : Review of Research in Education. 41, 1, p. 30-60 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

imagination