Patricia Garcia

Patricia Garcia
Assistant Professor
University of Michigan School of Information

Patricia Garcia is an Assistant Professor in the School of Information at the University of Michigan. She conducts interdisciplinary action research on race, gender, and technology with a special interest in promoting equitable and culturally responsive STEM programming for girls of color. Her current work focuses on broadening participation in computing by developing a low-resource model for teaching computational thinking skills in informal learning environments such a libraries. Her work is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS). She holds a Ph.D. in Information Studies from the iSchool at UCLA.

Panel Discussion:
Friday, September 15, 2017 - 10:30 am