Participatory research and pedagogy in Dadaab

Part of my work in Dadaab includes collecting data about youth led non- formal education. I approach my research from two sometimes contradictory perspectives, ethnographic and participatory action research (PAR). As a PhD student, I am interested in understanding how NGO workers and training intends to empower from an ethnographic perspective. As a visiting evaluator, […]

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Something nice about Afghanistan

My last few days in Afghanistan were spent finishing up a condensed summer session of Digital Media Literacy and Skills, a course I designed and really enjoyed teaching.  The students ambushed me at the end of the course and gave me flowers, taking me to a colleague and friend’s office, the resident photographer, to document […]

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