Dr. Ligia (Licho) López López
Dr. Ligia (Licho) López López is a McKenzie Fellow at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education. Her scholarly interests include “diversity,” youth popular and visual cultures as curriculum, migrations, and post-foundational avenues in educational inquiry.
Licho Lopez's current research turns to young people as curricular experts and asks: if schools are for and by young people, how come schools refuse young people’s cultures in the classrooms? How is another curriculum possible? Dr. López’s work has appeared in peer-reviewed journals in Latin America, Australia, the US, and Europe. Her dissertation received AERA’s 2017 Division B Outstanding Dissertation Recognition Award in Curriculum Studies.