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2020 and In Press

Literat, I., Chang, Y.K., Eisman, J., & Gardner, J. (accepted). LAMBOOZLED!: The design and development of a game-based approach to news literacy education. Journal of Media Literacy Education

Liou, A.L., & Literat, I. (2020). “We need you to listen to us”: Youth activist perspectives on intergenerational dynamics and adult solidarity in youth movements. International Journal of Communication 14, 4662-4682. 

Literat, I., & Markus, S. (2020). ‘Crafting a way forward’: Online participation, craftivism and civic engagement in Ravelry’s Pussyhat Project group. Information, Communication & Society, 23(10), 1411-1426.

Brough, M., Literat, I., & Ikin, A. (2020). “Good social media?”: Underrepresented youth perspectives on the ethical and equitable design of social media platforms. Social Media + Society 6(2), doi: 10.1177/2056305120928488. 

Literat, I., Chang, Y.K., & Hsu, S.-Y. (2020). Gamifying fake news: Engaging youth in the participatory design of news literacy games. Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies 26(3), 506-516

Chang, Y.K., Literat, I., Price, C., Eisman, J., Gardner, J., Chapman, A., & Truss, A. (2020). News literacy education in a polarized political climate: How games can teach youth to spot misinformation. Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) Misinformation Review,

Oliver, K. M., Williams-Duncan, S., & Kimball, E. M. (2020). Digital literacies for ministry: A qualitative study of theological educators preparing students for new media engagement. Ecclesial Practices, 7(1), 117–137.

Williams-Duncan, S., & Oliver, K. M. (2020). Reassessing Embodiment and Its Role in Developing Digital Literacies for Ministry. In H. A. Campbell (Ed.), The Distanced Church: Reflections on Doing Church Online (pp. 86–90). College Station, TX: Digital Religion Publications.


Oliver, K. M. & Williams-Duncan, S. (2019). Faith leaders developing digital literacies: Demands and resources across career stages according to theological educators. Journal of Media Literacy Education, 11(2), 122-145.

Vasudevan, L. & Riina-Ferrie, J. (2019). Collaborative Filmmaking and Affective Traces of Belonging. British Journal of Educational Technology.

Streim, N., Lowes, S., Herbert-Wasson, E., Colón, Y.C., Vasudevan, L., Ahn, J., Sung, W. (2019) Developing Elementary Students’ Problem Solving, Critical Thinking, Creativity, and Collaboration Through a University-School Partnership. In R.M. Reardon & J. Leonard (Eds.), Integrating Digital Technology in Education. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Literat, I., & Kligler-Vilenchik, N. Youth collective political expression on social media: The role of affordances and memetic dimensions for voicing political views. New Media & Society. First published online: April 1. DOI: 10.1177/1461444819837571

Oliver, K., & Kimball, L. (2019). Digital media for ministry: Key concepts and core convictions. In M. Percy, I. Markham, E. Percy, & F. Po (Eds.), The study of ministry: A comprehensive survey of theory and best practice (pp. 217–232). London, UK: SPCK.

Oliver, K., & Kimball, L. (2019). Digital media for ministry: portraits, practices and potential. In M. Percy, I. Markham, E. Percy, & F. Po (Eds.), The study of ministry: A comprehensive survey of theory and best practice (pp. 233–249). London, UK: SPCK.

Oliver, K. M. (2019). Networked religion meets digital geographies: Pedagogical principles for exploring new spaces and roles in the seminary classroom. Teaching Theology & Religion, 22(1), 3-15.


Literat, I. & Kligler-Vilenchik, N. (2018). Youth online political expression in non-political spaces: Implications for civic education. Learning, Media & Technology. First published online: August 1.

Vasudevan, L., Rodriguez Kerr, K., & Salazar Gallardo, C. (2018). Digital youth and educational justice. In K. Mills, A. Stornaiuolo, A. Smith, & J. Zacher Pandya (Eds.), Routledge handbook of digital writing and literacies in education (pp. 263-274). London: Routledge.

Literat, I., Kligler-Vilenchik, N., Brough, M., & Blum-Ross, A. (2018). Analyzing youth digital participation: Aims, actors, contexts, and intensitiesThe Information Society, 34(4), 261-273.

Kligler-Vilenchik, N. & Literat, I. (2018). Distributed creativity as political expression: Youth responses to the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election in online affinity networks. Journal of Communication 68(1), 75-97.

Oliver, K. M. (2018). “Seeing” the sacred landscape: A digital geographies approach to contextualizing ancient sites in religious education. In J. Hilton (Ed.), Teaching religion using technology in higher education (pp. 57–76). New York, NY: Routledge.

Glaveanu, V.P., de Saint-Laurent, C.,. & Literat, I. (2018). Making sense of refugees online: Perspective taking, political imagination, and Internet memes. American Behavioral Scientist6(4), 440-457.

Cybart-Persenaire, A. & Literat, I. (2018). Writing stories, rewriting identities: Using journalism education and mobile technologies to empower marginalized high school students. Learning, Media & Technology. First published online: April 10.


Literat, I., Conover, A., Herbert-Wasson, E., Page, K.K., Riina-Ferrie, J., Stephens, R., Thanapornsangsuth S., & Vasudevan, L. (2017). Toward multimodal inquiry: Opportunities, challenges and implications of multimodality for research and scholarship. Higher Education Research & Development. First published online: Oct. 16.

Rajan, S., Vasudevan, L., Ruggles, K., Brown, B., & Verdeli, H. (2017). Firearms in K-12 Schools: What is the Responsibility of the Education Community? Teachers College Record, Date Published: October 05, 2017 ID Number: 22187

Literat, I. (2017). The Power of a Pony: Youth Literacies, Participatory Culture, and Active Meaning-Making. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy 61(1): 113-116.

Literat, I. (2017). Refugee Selfies and the (Self-)Representation of Disenfranchised Social GroupsMedia Fields Journal 12.


Vasudevan, L., Rodriguez Kerr, K., Conley, T., & Riina-Ferrie, J. (2015). Postmodernism and literacy studies. In K. Pahl & J. Rowsell (Eds.), The Routledge handbook of literacy studies (pp. 205-217). London: Routledge.

Vasudevan, L. (2015). Multimodal play and adolescents: Notes on noticing laughter. Journal of Language and Literacy Education, 11(1), 1-12.

2014 and earlier

Vasudevan, L., Rodriguez Kerr, K., Hibbert, M., Fernandez, E., & Park, A. (2014). Cosmopolitan Literacies of Belonging in an After-school Program With Court-Involved Youths. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy. 57(7), 538-548.

Vasudevan, L. (2014). Multimodal Cosmopolitanism: Cultivating Belonging in Everyday Moments With YouthCurriculum Inquiry, 44(1), 45-67.

Vasudevan, L. & DeJaynes, T. (Eds.) (2013). Arts, media, and justice: Multimodal explorations with youth. New York: Peter Lang.

Johnson, E. & Vasudevan, L. (2012). Seeing and hearing students’ lived and embodied critical literacy practices. Theory into Practice, 51(1), 34-41.

Vasudevan, L., Stageman, D., Rodriguez, K., Fernandez, E., & Dattatreyan, E. (2010). Authoring new narratives with youth at the intersection of the arts and justice. Perspectives on Urban Education, 7(1), 54-65.

Hill, M.L. & Vasudevan, L. (Eds.) (2008). Media, Learning, and Sites of Possibility. New York: Peter Lang.

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