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  • Samuel Mejias

    Associate Professor of Social Justice and Community Engagement

    Email
    mejiass@newschool.edu

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    L - Sheila C. Johnson Design Center - 2 West 13th Street

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    Samuel Mejias

    Profile

    Sam Mejias is Research Fellow and Lecturer in the Department of Media and Communications at London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). As an ethnographer, Mejias conducts multidisciplinary research on the cultural politics of social justice and civic engagement in the US, Europe and the Middle East. In particular, he investigates how policy design, discourse and communication influence the promotion of social justice, equity, and engagement in the lives of young people in formal and informal spaces. Mejias has authored articles in Information, Communication and Society, Leonardo, and European Journal of Development Psychology, as well as the forthcoming 2020 book Youth Active Citizenship in Europe: Ethnographies of Participation. He currently leads two international research projects, STEM Inside: Learning from Creative Software Production, and Empowering Democratic Citizenship through Education in Kuwait. Mejias holds a PhD in Education from University College London and a master’s degree in International Educational Development from Columbia University Teachers College.


    Current Courses

    Access, Equity & Justice

    Creative Team Dynamics

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