Moreno Sandoval, C. D. (In press). Ancestral knowledge meets computer science education: Environmental change in community. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Moreno Sandoval, C.D. (In press). “Exploring Computer Science for bi/multilingual learners: A case study using ancestral knowledge systems in an East Los Angeles high school classroom”. In Ramirez, P. (Ed). Border Pedagogies and Teacher Education (pp. 1-40). New York: Routledge Press.

Moreno Sandoval, C.D., Hernández-Saca, D. & Tefera, A. (2017). Intersectional rights of teachers and students in computer science and special education: Implications for urban schooling. Urban Education, pp. 1-30. doi:10.1177/0042085917714512. Read the article.

Moreno Sandoval, C.D. (2017). “Critical ancestral computing for the protection of Mother Earth”. In Coulter, C. and Jiménez-Silva, M. (Eds.) Culturally Sustaining and Revitalizing Pedagogies: Language, Culture and Power (pp. 25-40). United Kingdom: Emerald Publishing Limited. doi:10.1108/S1479-368720150000029004. Read the chapter.

Moreno Sandoval, C. D., Mojica Lagunas, R., Montelongo, L. & Diaz, M. (2016). Ancestral Knowledge Systems: A conceptual framework for decolonizing research in social science. AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples, 12(1), pp. 18-31. Read the article.

Ryoo, J.J., Margolis, J., Goode, J., Lee, C., & Moreno Sandoval, C. D. (2014). ECS Teacher Practices Research Findings In Brief. Los Angeles, CA: Exploring Computer Science Project, University of California, Los Angeles, Center X with University of Oregon, Eugene. Retrieved from

Moreno Sandoval, C. D. (2013). Critical Ancestral Computing: A culturally relevant computer
science education. PsychNology, 11(1), 91-112. Read the article.

Ryoo, J., Margolis, J., Lee, C., Moreno Sandoval, C. D., & Goode, J. (2013). Democratizing computer science knowledge: Transforming the face of computer science through public high school education. Learning, Media and Technology, 38(1), 1-21. Read the article.

Moreno Sandoval, C. D. (2012). Mesoamerica Heals Our School: A Critical Narrative Inquiry of Ancestral Computing Para el Vivir Comunitario en El Sereno. Unpublished dissertation, 1-246. Westwood, CA: University of California, Los Angeles. Read the dissertation.

Margolis, J., Ryoo, J. J., Moreno Sandoval, C. D., Lee, C., Goode, J., & Chapman, G. (2012). Beyond access: Broadening participation in high school computer science. ACM Inroads, 3(4), 72-78. Read the article.

Ryoo, J., Moreno, D., Crawford, J., & McLaren, P. (2010). Paulo Freire. In Bevir, M. (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Political Theory. (pp. 524-526). Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications, Inc. Read the entry.

Ryoo, J., Crawford, J., Moreno, D., & McLaren, P. (2009). Critical Spiritual Pedagogy: Reclaiming humanity through a pedagogy of integrity, community and love. Power and Education, 1(1), 133-147. Read the article.

Ryoo, J., Crawford, J., Moreno, D., & McLaren, P. (2008). The social and political ontology of the classroom. Theory, Culture and Society.

Ryoo, J., Moreno, D., & McLaren, P. (2008). Reflection of a case study Ethical leadership: Fostering ethical knowledge: Laval University Press.


Publications for the General Public

Moreno Sandoval, C.D. (2017, February 16). Child-Centered Action Research for the Protection of Mother Earth. [Web log comment]. The Equity Alliance Blog Series, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. Retrieved from

Tefera, A., Gonzalez, T., Moreno Sandoval, C.D. & Díaz, S. (2014, October 20). Teaching and learning at the matrix of language, immigration and disability junctures. [Web log comment]. The Equity Alliance Blog Series, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ. Retrieved from

Moreno Sandoval, C.D. (2014, March 13). Ancestral Computing for Sustainability. [Web log comment]. The Equity Alliance Blog Series, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona. Retrieved from


Manuscripts Submitted for Publication and Works in Progress

Moreno Sandoval, C. D. & Morales, P. (In preparation). Looking at targeted communities from an assets-based perspective: Opportunities and dilemmas.

Moreno Sandoval, C.D. (In preparation). DietSens: A participatory sensing campaign for communal wellness.

Moreno Sandoval, C.D. and Mojica Lagunas, R. (in preparation). Learning Nahuatl around the kitchen table in Arizona: Implications for culturally sustaining and revitalizing pedagogies in urban schools.

Moreno Sandoval, C. D. (under review). Towards re-matriating the land with ancestral knowledge systems and actions in O’Odham Jeved [Phoenix, Arizona].

Moreno Sandoval, C.D., Muñoz, M., Abajian, S., Lin, M. and Gutiérrez, J. (in preparation). Re-creating and re-imagining spaces for transnational Indigenous Feminisms: Case studies from five cultural contexts.

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