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Research interests

I am a land-based education scholar focused on global Indigenous nations and communities. My research interested explore land and family-based teacher education, storytelling within trans-Indigenous collaborations, Indigenous science, mathematics, and technologies and their role in strengthening Indigenous relationalities with lands, waters, and skies.


Elliot-Groves, E. & Meixi. (in press). Indigenous Axiologies and Ethical Attunements in LOPI: Why and How Communities Learn by Observing and Pitching In. Infancia y Aprendizaje

Engman, M., Meixi., Hermes, M. & McKenzie, J. (in press). Everyday stories in a forest: Multimodal meaning-making with Ojibwe Elders, young people, language and place. WINHEC Special Issue on Indigenous Languages. 

Tzou, C., Starks, E., Meixi, Rambayon, A., Marie Ortiz, S., Peterson, S., Gladstone, P., Tail, E., Chang, A., Andrew, E., Nevarez, X., Braun, A., & Bang, M. (2020). Codesigning with Indigenous families and educators: Creating robotics education that contributes to Indigenous resurgence. Connected Science Learning, 2(3).

Tzou, C., Rother, D., Braun, A, Starks, E., Meixi., Suárez, E., Rambayon, A., Bell, P., LaBonte, D., Twito, A., Peterson, S., Ortiz, S.M. & Bang, M. (2020). Trust the process: Developing STEM mindsets through family storytelling. 

Meixi. (2019). Storywork Across the Landscapes of Home and School: Towards Indigenous Futures in Thailand [Thesis, University of Washington].

Tzou, C., Meixi., Suárez, E., Bell, P., LaBonte, D., Starks, E. & Bang, M. (2019). Storywork in STEM-Art: Making, Materiality and Robotics within Everyday Acts of Indigenous Presence and Resurgence. Cognition & Instruction. 

Meixi. (2019). Towards Schools for Indigenous Futures: Storywork & Epistemic Network Analysis [Poster presentation]. International conference on quantitative ethnography, Madison, WI.

Leepreecha, P., & Meixi. (2018). Indigenous Educational Movements in Thailand. In E. McKinley & L. T. Smith (Eds.), Handbook of Indigenous Education (pp. 1–30). Springer, Singapore.

Meixi. (2018). The Program for the Improvement of Academic Achievement in México: Tutorial Relationships as an Imposition of Freedom to Transform the Instructional Core. Leadership and Policy in Schools, 0(0), 1–18. 

Meixi. (2017). Shifting power at school: youth participation in teacher professional learning settings as educational innovation. International Journal of Innovation in Education (Special Issue on Re-configuring Learner Experiences: Opportunities and Systemic Challenges)., 4(2–3), 107–125.

Meixi. (2016). Desdibujando los límites entre identidades personales y colectivas: La relación tutora en redes de comunidades de práctica para una transformación individua, colectiva y continua (Blurring the lines between personal and collective identities: Tutorial relationships in networked communities of practice for individual, collective, and continuous transformation). Revista Didac, 68, 27–35.

Manuscripts Under Review or in Preparation

Meixi, Kongkaew, Theechumpa, Pinwanna & Ling (invited, under review). Attending to the Ethical Across México and the Mekong: Restor(y)ing Relations Towards Indigenous Futures in Learning and Design. Comparative Education Review Special Issue: Comparative Indigenous education: Indigenous knowledge systems and researchtowards decolonial educational practices.

Meixi. (preliminary acceptance, under review). The possibilities of gentle thinking: Trajectories of axiological development and alliances with the natural world from an urban Indigenous school in Thailand. Mind, Culture & Activity Special Issue: Unpacking ‘Signs of Learning’ in Complex Sociopolitical Environments

Meixi. (invited, under review). Stories and Indigenous science as everyday acts of survivance, resiliency, and collective continuance from the mountains of Thailand. In Stories for sustainable and resilient communities: STEM education from Indigenous perspectives, Science Knowledge Research Interest Group of National Association of Research in Science Teaching.

Meixi., Moreno-Dulcey, F.A., Alcalá, L., Keyser Ohrt, U., Elliot-Groves, E. (preliminary acceptance, in preparation). Human learning is relational: Reimagining schools with Indigenous ethics and epistemologies, AERA Open Special Issue: Education in the time of pandemic

Research Interest Keywords

  • Community Engagement
  • indigenous communities
  • environmental justice
  • ethics
  • teacher education
  • mathematics education


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