Krystal Villanosa

Krystal Villanosa

Doctoral Candidate

Annenberg Hall
Room 201
2120 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208-0001


Krystal Villanosa is a doctoral candidate in the Learning Sciences in the School of Education and Social Policy at Northwestern University. Prior to pursuing her graduate studies, Krystal worked at The Field Museum of Natural History where she oversaw digital media education programs for middle and high school youth.

Her research considers the intersection between designers' beliefs about diversity and their pedagogical practices when designing for diverse learners in informal learning environments. Krystal's recent projects include an investigation of museum workers' community partnershipping practices as well as museums' use of out-of-school time programs to engage underrepresented youth in computation.



Year Degree Institution
2018 PhD, Learning Sciences Northwestern University
2003 BSc, Advertising University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Lab Affiliations

Critical Contexts
Peer Re:View, Video Analysis Lab
Tangible Interaction Design and Learning (TIDAL), Research Lab
Research on Educational Equity and Learning (REEL), Writing Lab

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