Kareem Edouard is a senior research fellow at the Expressive and Creative Interaction Technologies (ExCITe) Center at Drexel University. His research interests lie in understanding the intersectionality of race and culture and STEM engagement for students of color. His goal is to motivate African American students to pursue STEM learning through culturally relevant informal STEM programs. Dr. Edouard is a former high school teacher who earned a Bachelor's degree in Media Education from DePaul University, a Master's degree in Teaching from the University of Southern California, and a Ph.D. in the Learning Sciences and Technology Design program at the Graduate School of Education from Stanford University. His current research focuses on the maker movement where he is working on a national survey investigating the best practices of makerspaces around the country. His previous research projects include using digital video and social network platforms to engage minority students in scientific inquiry. Dr. Edouard has also researched the inclusion of culturally responsive elements in student-led digital book publishing and virtual reality digital curricula. Dr. Edouard believes in the importance of giving equitable support and access to underserved communities across all STEM fields and pathways.
Stanford University Graduate School of Education
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) - Learning Sciences and Technology Design
University of Southern California
Master’s Degree - Teaching Grade
Bachelor’s Degree - Media Education Grade