Miguel N. Abad( He/Him/His )
Miguel is a youth worker with over a decade of experience collaborating with community-based and non-profit organizations in the Bay Area in numerous fields such as college access, career development, arts education and social movement organizing. As a youth studies researcher, his scholarly work touches upon race and social justice, out of school time education, youth development, youth activism, and participatory action research.
PhD, Education, UC Irvine
Abad, M. N. (2021). ‘I’m picking a side’: Thick solidarity, antiblackness and the grammar of the model minority. Race Ethnicity and Education, 24(3), 303-318.
Renick, J., Abad, M. N., van Es, E. A., & Mendoza, E. (2021). “It’s All Connected”: Critical Bifocality and the Liminal Practice of Youth Work. Child & Youth Services, 42(4), 349-373.
Abad, M. N. (2020). “Are We Not What We Seem?”: Infrapolitical Maneuvers in the Era of College and Career Readiness. Anthropology & Education Quarterly, 51(3), 322-340.
Conchas, G. Q., Hinga, B. M., Abad, M. N., & Gutiérrez, K. D. (Eds.). (2019). The complex web of inequality in north American schools: Investigating educational policies for social justice. Routledge.