Lissa Soep

Lissa Soep
Lissa Soep
Senior Producer and Research Director, Youth Radio

Elisabeth Soep is Senior Producer and Research Director at Youth Radio, the Oakland-based, youth-driven production company that serves as NPR’s official youth desk. The Youth Radio stories Lissa has produced with teen reporters for public media outlets have been recognized with honors including two Peabody Awards, three Murrow Awards, an Investigative Reporters and Editors Award, and the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award. With a PhD from Stanford University’s School of Education, Lissa has written about digital media and learning for academic journals (Harvard Educational Review, National Civic Review); popular outlets (Boing Boing, NPR, Edutopia); and books including Participatory Politics (MIT Press); Drop that Knowledge (Soep & Chávez, UC Press); and Youthscapes (Maira & Soep, UPenn Press). With Asha Richardson, she co-founded Youth Radio’s Innovation Lab, a partnership with UC Berkeley and MIT that was among the first projects worldwide where youth partner with professional developers to create apps and interactives that engage their communities.

Speaking in

Week 8: The Future of Reading and Writing
Lissa Soep, Adam Banks, Cherise McBride, Petra Dierkes-Thrun
5:30pm to 8:00pm

CERAS 101 - The Learning Hall, 520 Galvez Mall, Stanford, CA 94305

  • Lissa Soep
  • Adam Banks
  • Cherise McBride
  • Petra Dierkes-Thrun

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