Sneha Veeragoudar Harrell

Sneha Veeragoudar Harrell

Learning Scientist
Sneha   Veeragoudar Harrell

Sneha Veeragoudar Harrell, Ph.D, is a learning scientist whose research centers on the development of theory and design for fostering computational agency among marginalized groups. She has led projects using virtual worlds to support science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning for students expelled from mainstream classrooms. She conducted a year-long critical ethnography in an independent school for international female refugee adolescents. Dr. Veeragoudar Harrell completed her Ph.D. in Education in Mathematics, Science, and Technology in the Cognition and Development Program at the University of California, Berkeley. She holds an M.A. in Computing and Education from Columbia University, and a B.A. in Computer Science also from the University of California, Berkeley. She currently serves on the Social Sciences Advisory Board for the National Center for Women in Information Technology and is an educational technology consultant based out of Cambridge, MA.