Daniela Kruel DiGiacomo

Daniela Kruel DiGiacomo is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of California Riverside’s Graduate School of Education, and a member of the Civic Engagement Research Group. Daniela received her Ph.D. in learning sciences and human development from the University of Colorado, Boulder. As a community- and design-based researcher, Daniela’s work investigates how to design for more equitable teaching and learning relationships between adults and young people across various lines of difference. Prior to pursuing her Ph.D., Daniela worked in secondary teaching, school administration, political asylum advocacy, and social work in the Bay Area. She holds a B.A. in Latin American studies from UC Berkeley and a master’s degree in development studies from Cambridge University.