Dr. Patricia Garcia is an Assistant Professor of Information at the University of Michigan’s School of Information. She received her Ph.D. and M.L.I.S. from UCLA, her M.A. from the University of Texas-Austin, and her B.A. from St. Edward’s University
.Dr. Garcia conducts sociocultural research on race, gender, and technology with a special interest in studying how the use of culturally responsive computing practices can increase girls’ participation in STEM activities.
Garcia, P. (2017). “Accessing Archives: Teaching with Primary Sources in K–12 Classrooms.” The American Archivist. 80(1). pp. 189-212.
Scott, K.A., Garcia, P. (2016). “Techno-Social Change Agents: Fostering Activist Dispositions Among Girls of Color.” Meridians: feminism, race, transnationalism. 15(1). pp. 65-85.
Scott, K.A., Garcia, P. (2016). “Traversing a Political Pipeline: An Intersectional and Social Constructionist Approach Toward Technology Education for Girls of Color.” InterActions: ULCA Journal of Education and Information Studies. 12(2).
Kelty, C., Panofsky, A., Currie, M., Crooks, R., Erickson, S., Garcia, P., Wartenbe, M., Wood, S. (2015). “Seven dimensions of contemporary participation disentangled.” Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology. 66(3). pp. 474-488.
Garcia, P., Murillo, M. (2015). “Immigration and Documentation: An Interdisciplinary Research Approach.” InterActions: UCLA Journal of Education and Informational Studies. 11(1).