Maggie Dahn

Maggie Dahn is an Associate Project Scientist at the University of California, Irvine working with the Connected Learning Lab and Creativity Labs. She completed her PhD at UCLA’s Graduate School of Education & Information Studies in 2019 with support from an NAEd/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship. Maggie engages in design research to study how people learn in different contexts, and her background as a visual arts and classroom teacher informs her perspective on how children and youth learn in and through the arts, the affordances of art making for the development of voice and identity, and issues of access and equity in arts education. Maggie’s work has been published in Computer Science Education, Teachers College Press, Arts Education Policy Review, Learning, Media, and Technology, and Review of Research in Education.