Doctoral Students I serve as PhD supervisor:

Ivette Bayo

Ph.D. candidate

Ivette Bayo Urban is a Ph.D. candidate and has a background in Curriculum and Instruction with specialization in Learning Technologies. Her research interests are in the intersection of culture and gender and how that affects digital inclusion particularly with regards to underrepresented communities.


Philip Reed

Ph.D. candidate

Philip Reed studies how information technology helps people in low-income countries and communities, both in economic and noneconomic ways.


Veronica Guajardo

PhD Candidate

Primary research interest is in information and technology access and use by undocumented students or The Dreamers and the dichotomy of their use of technology in a public and powerful way, while understanding the limitations and perils of undocumented youth.


Moonjung Yim

PhD Candidate

Moon is interested in empowerment and international cooperation, particularly in Korea.


Freddy Mora

PhD Student


Doctoral Students that I serve as committee member:

Adam Bell (2017 - Present)

Mike Catell. (2015 - Present).

Lassana Magassa. (2011 - Present).

Dr Philip Fawcett (graduated). (2010 - 2017).

Dr Bryce Newell (graduated). (2014 - 2015).


Former Students I advised (graduated):

Dr Luis Fernando Baron

Graduated in 2013, Dr Baron has been leader in the study of relations of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and social movements in the field of human rights and peacebuilding in Colombia. His research spans such diverse areas as memories, public opinion and audiences studies on violence and peace processes in Colombia, uses of media for social change, immigration and information, and alternative processes of organization for development.