Patricia Randolph Leigh

Patricia Randolph Leigh is Associate Professor of Curriculum & Instruction and is affiliated with the Center for Technology in Learning and Teaching in the College of Human Sciences at Iowa State University. Dr. Leigh also provides leadership to the George Washington Carver Academy, a university undergraduate scholarship program. She teaches courses in the areas of educational foundations, multicultural education, and instructional technology, in which she embeds her social justice and equity scholarship. Dr. Leigh’s research is also informed by this expertise as she focuses on the impact of historical discrimination on technology equity in the digital age, the equality of educational opportunities historically afforded underserved children, and the impact that economic discrimination and residential segregation has had upon the public schooling of ethnic/racial minority children in the U.S. Dr. Leigh’s more recent work center on globalization and social justice, particularly issues affection those in the Africa Diaspora.


International Exploration of Technology Equity and the Digital Divide: Critical, Historical and Social Perspectives
Patricia Randolph Leigh. © 2011. 254 pages.
The digital divide is an global phenomenon that negatively affects groups around the world. International Exploration of Technology Equity and the Digital Divide: Critical...
Historical Perspectives on Analog and Digital Equity: A Critical Race Theory Approach
Patricia Randolph Leigh. © 2008. 11 pages.
In this chapter, the author uses the philosophical lens of critical race theory (CRT) to shed light upon the vast inequalities in access to information technologies that exist...