Crystle Martin

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of California, Irvine

Crystle Martin is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Digital Media and Learning Hub at the University of California, Irvine. Her research focuses on equity for youth learning through information practices and computational thinking in interest-driven environments, with particular focus on supporting underserved youth as they connect informal learning to academic and future opportunities. Her current research explores the paths of youth—especially those from non-dominant communities—into, through, and out of Scratch, a free online visual coding language. She is also secretary of the YALSA Board of Directors.