‪Morning. Digging a grave for my dog. Soil and memories and feelings, unearthed. ‬


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    Parenting a 13-year-old reminds me of how distraction-prone I was… and calls me on the carpet about being present now.

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    Learners in my courses earn XP’s—experience points for meeting diverse people, visiting unexplored places, and trying new activities. Conclusion: just talking with a stranger on a plane is an adventure for many of my undergrads. 😟

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Design isn’t about design. It’s about people.

I explore how design thinking, processes, and outcomes affect, and are influenced by human perception and behavior on a systemic level. Through getting to know people groups via field work and facilitating co-creation of design interventions, my work benefits communities while producing a clearer understanding of how people construct meaning by studying the solutions they create.

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