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Marrok Sedgwick

Graduate Student

Learning Sciences Research Institute


Building & Room:

1570 SSB


1240 W. Harrison Chicago IL 60607


Research and Teaching Interests

New Media Literacy, DisCrit, Critical Autism Studies, Critical Pedagogy for disabled students

Year Entered Program



Josh Radinsky

Why Learning Sciences?

Learning Sciences offers an interdisciplinary that welcomes complex questions, drawing from cognitive and social-cultural perspectives on learning. Recent work in learning sciences has moved towards questions of power, authority, equity, and justice.

Selected Publications

  1. Sedgwick, M. (2019, May). Phonocentrism in Special Education: A Disability and Performance Studies Perspective. Paper presented at the first annual meeting of Mediations: Disability, Technology, and the Arts Disability Studies Conference, Stanford University, CA.
  2. Barcellona, R., Brechin, A., Brez, J., Panesar, P., Pinney, M.O., Sahin, V., Sedgwick, M. (2019, April) Tools: Telemedicine, Learning, etc. In United Nations Department of Global Communication and Department of Economic and Social Affairs. Assistive Technologies, Active Participation. Panel conducted at the meeting of the United Nations World Autism Awareness Day, New York.
  3. Chemers, M., Centeno, A., Rothbart, B., Sedgwick, M. (2017, June). In Denny, P. (Chair). I Dream of Dramaturgy: Access and Inclusion in Dramaturgy Education. Presented at Access, Activism, and Art: the 2017 Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas Conference, Berkeley, CA.


MFA Social Documentation, University of California Santa Cruz
Creative Producing, California Institute of the Arts
BS Decision Science, Carnegie Mellon University