Image result for african american daughters in science, technology, engineering, math imagesThe Dig-A-Dyads: African American Fathers/Daughters in STEM Project (Georgia, Tennessee, Virginia, & Washington, DC) (2018-2020)  This project examines the impact of African American father-and-daughter dyads in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). (Funded by the University of Georgia, Sarah H. Moss Fellowship, Junior Faculty Seed Grant in STEM)

IMG_0193The Dig-A-Girls STEAM Project (2017-2018) This project investigates how 10 African American and Latinx adolescent girls’ create digital mobile apps that had an impact on their cultural and positive representations of Self. (Funded by the University of Georgia, Office of Research, Early Career Faculty Research Grant)

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The Dig-A-Fam: Fathers’ Digital Literacy Practices Project (2015-16) This project examined the digital literacy practices of eight African American fathers, these fathers’ ideologies of digital use to support their children, and the relative effects of their digital learning on their children’s education. (Funded by the National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program)

The Dig-A-Youth: Digital Storytelling Project (2014) This project examined the digital choices of two African American adolescent males when creating digital stories at an after-school program.

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The Dig-A-Fam: Families’ Digital Storytelling Practices Project (2013-14) This project examined five African American families’ (mothers and their children) interactions in the planning and creative processes of creating digital stories. (Funded by the National Council of  Teachers of English’s Research Foundation Grant)

Screen Shot 2017-06-15 at 1.30.58 AMThe Atlanta Literacies Project (2012-13) This research explored the reading, writing, and technological practices of people who live, work, study, and hang-out among three downtown parks (Woodruff, Centennial, and Hurt). (Photo credit: