Youth Civic and Political Participation; Learning in Informal
Settings; Media and Technology for Learning; Mathematics in
Context; Parent Advocacy; Anthropology and Education; Qualitative
Ph.D., Education – Stanford University
B.A., Sociology – Stanford University
Booker, A., Montgomery-Block, K., Scott, Z., Reyes, b., &
Onyewuenyi, A. (2011). Public scholarship within an urban school
district: A community and university partnership approach to
service-learning. Journal of Public Scholarship in Higher
Education, 1, 67-87.
Booker, A. (2010). Framing youth civic participation: Technical,
pragmatic, and political learning.” In L. Lin, H. Varenne, &
E. W. Gordon, (Eds.) Educating comprehensively: Varieties of
educational experiences (209-231). Lewiston, NY: Edwin
Goldman, S., & Booker, A. (2009). Making Math a Definition of
the Situation: Families as Sites for Mathematical Practices.
Anthropology and Education Quarterly, 40(4), 369-387.
Goldman, S., Booker, A., & McDermott, M. (2007). Mixing the
digital, social, and cultural: Learning, identity, and agency in
youth participation. In D. Buckingham. (Ed.) Youth, identity,
and digital media (185-206). MacArthur Foundation Series on
Digital Media and Learning.
Goldman, S., Mercier, E. M., & Booker, A. (2009). Partnering
with K-12 educators in collaborative design of learning
technology. In C. DiGiano, S. Goldman, & M. Chorost. (Eds.)
Educating Learning Technology Designers (62-79). New
York, NY: Routledge.
Booker, A., Goldman, S., & Mercier, E. M. (2008).
Interdisciplinarity in learning technology design courses. In C.
DiGiano, S. Goldman, & M. Chorost. (Eds.) Educating
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Assistant Professor, School of Education, UC Davis, 2009-present
Lecturer & Program Director – Learning, Design, &
Technology Master’s Program, School of Education, Stanford
Awards and Honors
Fellow, UC Center for Collaborative Research for an Equitable
Council on Anthropology and Education (CAE) Presidential
Council on Anthropology and Education (CAE) Outstanding
Dissertation Award, Honorable Mention, 2009
Council on Anthropology and Education (CAE) New Scholar
Travel Award, 2009
IBM Distinguished Student Research Award, 2003
Stanford University School of Education Nicoll Fellowship and
Research Award, 2002
Current Activities and Service
Member, American Anthropological Association
Member, American Educational Research Association
Member, International Society Of the Learning Sciences
Courses Taught at UC Davis
EDU 110 – Introduction to Educational Psychology
EDU 206B – Inquiry into Classroom Practice: Application of
Teacher Research Approaches
EDU 215 – Research on Achievement Motivation in Education
EDU 257 – Computer Technology in Mathematics Education
EDU 292 – Manipulatives, Media, & Technology for Learning
EDU 292 – Youth Participatory & Interactive Culture