Diana M. Barrero Jaramillo is a PhD student at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto. Her doctoral research explores from a gender perspective the tensions between state and community-based memory initiatives related to the armed conflict in Colombia. She has worked as a research assistant on a participatory action research project with Latinx and Urban Indigenous youth in the Toronto District Board, and a peacebuilding citizenship learning comparative project between Mexico and Canada. Her previous work focused on how educational policies reproduce racial order in settler colonial contexts through the discourse of achievement gaps.
Key research interests: Decolonial memory pedagogies, peacebuilding, participatory action research