Dr. Ligia (Licho) López López

University of Melbourne
Dr. Licho López López is one of the MECCE Project’s Digital Research Environment Co-Leads. Dr. López López is a Caribbean, Queer, and Brown scholar of Indigenous background whose life begins in Abya Yala and moves through continental Africa, Europe, the US, and Australia. She is a Senior Lecturer with the Melbourne Graduate School of Education at the University of Melbourne, a MECCE Project partner. Her research is located at the intersection of curriculum studies, Indigenous and race studies in education, and youth studies in the digital. Dr. López López’s interdisciplinary research has played with theatre as research in teaching communities of practice, Indigenous curriculum history in teacher education, visual cultures of refugee encampment and humanitarianism, and popular visual and digital cultures to end antiblack racism, coloniality, and their multiple reverberations in schooling.