The Praxis of Anthropology in Design: What is Meaningful Work?

When I think about Career Readiness I think about the importance of meaningful work, which is different for everyone. My own career did not follow a traditional path. I pursued my interests, which led me to complete an Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Anthropology and Business, and ultimately to a position in academia as a Professor of Design Management. What makes my profession “meaningful” is that I work at the intersection of anthropology, design, and business. I weave theory and practice, or praxis, in ways that bring the unique value of each field to my projects, research, and teaching. Design Anthropology Praxis An [...]