• 59 Citations
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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 2018

  • 59 Citations
  • 4 Article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Conference contribution

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.

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7 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

16 Citations (Scopus)

STEM-Focused Academies in Urban Schools: Tensions and Possibilities

Nasir, N. S. & Vakil, S., Jul 3 2017, In : Journal of the Learning Sciences. 26, 3, p. 376-406 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)

Rethinking Race and Power in Design-Based Research: Reflections from the Field

Vakil, S., McKinney de Royston, M., Suad Nasir, N. & Kirshner, B., Jul 2 2016, In : Cognition and Instruction. 34, 3, p. 194-209 16 p.

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