Liberatory Code: Black women and the Politics of Computing 

Funded by the American Association of University Women

This book project explores the experiences of Black women technologists, their technical innovations and how they navigate and negotiate complex issues of race, gender, community and marginalization.

Exploring Identity Formation of Minority Women in STEM through International Research

Funded by the National Science Foundation (PI) 2017-2019

IMG_5269This project explores the ways transnational research experiences shape the identity formation of women from underrepresented backgrounds in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. More specifically, this research examines the ways in which varying cultural contexts of scientific inquiry may inform these experiences and the complexities of identity formation across the intersections of race, gender, class, and what it means to be a scientist through the cultural and material practices of contemporary international science agendas and networks.

Spelbots: A Case Study for fostering inclusive environments for STEM learning. Doctoral Dissertation Research

Funded by the National Science Foundation (Co-PI) 2014-2015

photo-82.jpgWhat does it mean to become a scientist in a body positioned by the literature of western
modernity and its philosophies of science, practice, science education and culture of science as incapable in truly ascribing a “science identity”? This project explores relations of power in the structural dynamics of western scientific culture and the experiences of social marginality.

UC Riverside Diversity and Learning Outcomes Project

Funded by the National Science Foundation PI: Yolanda Moses

Moving FORWARD for Women in STEM fields at UCR and Beyond

Funded by the National Science Foundation PI: Yolanda Moses

Effectiveness of the American Anthropological Association sponsored Race Museum Exhibit

Funded by the American Anthropological Association and the Ford Foundation PI: Yolanda Moses

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