Scholars

Chen Chen

Chen Chen

Doctoral Candidate, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Chen Chen's research focuses on civic climate, efficacy, ambiguity and engagement.

Amy Cheung

Amy Cheung

Doctoral Candidate, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Amy studies civic engagement and leadership development among Asian Americans, with a focus on Asian American youth experiences. 

Vidur Chopra

Vidur Chopra

Doctoral Candidate, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Vidur focuses on adolescent and youth civic agency in the developing world and particularly in post-conflict countries with large youth bulges.

Nikhit D'Sa

Dr. Nikhit D'Sa

Ed.D. (2015), Human Development and Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education
Research Consultant, Save the Children

Trained as a developmental psychologist, Mr. D’Sa views himself as a youth advocate and prevention scientist.

Silvia Diazgranados

Silvia Diazgranados

Doctoral Candidate, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Silvia studies the multi-level factors that influence the development of citizenship competencies in young people, and apply this knowledge designing, implementing and evaluating the effect citizenship education programs with at-risk students in international settings. 

Jessica Fei

Jessica Fei

Doctoral Student, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Jessica explores themes of place, identity, and narrative as they relate to the life and learning experiences of adolescents. Her recent work has focused on …

Jason Matthew Haas

Jason Matthew Haas

Doctoral Candidate, MIT Media Lab

Jason is a doctoral student at the MIT Media Lab in The Education Arcade and The Center for Mobile Learning.

Julia Higdon

Dr. Julia Higdon

Ed.D. (2015), Harvard Graduate School of Education
Program Coordinator ECSP and CMEI

Julia's research focuses on civic attitudes among adolescents, particularly attitudes toward minority groups.

Janet Kwok

Dr. Janet Kwok

Ed.D. (2014), Harvard Graduate School of Education
Ed.M. (2008), Harvard Graduate School of Education

Janet works on internet and society issues, specifically on understanding and measuring the changing influence of media institutions and individuals.

Ashley Lee

Ashley Lee

Doctoral Candidate, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Ashley is exploring issues at the intersection of digital media and youth’s civic and political expression.