Design as Inquiry

dkrosner [at]

Office: Sieg Hall, Room 409
Campus Box: 352315
Office Phone: 206.685.3343

I am an assistant professor of Human Centered Design and Engineering and co-direct the TAT Lab at UW. My research critically examines the ways people use design techniques (such as observation, ideation, prototyping, and testing) to imagine and develop alternative technological futures.

Selected Writing

Rosner, D. K. and S. E. Fox. (2016) "Legacies of craft and the centrality of failure in a mother-operated hackerspace." Journal of New Media & Society .

Saegusa, K., Trans, T. and D. Rosner. Mimetic Machines: Collaborative Interventions in Digital Fabrication with Arc CHI'16. Honorable Mention.

Fox, S. and D. Rosner. Continuing the Dialogue: Bringing Research Accounts Back into the Field. CHI'16. Honorable Mention.

Rosner, D., Kawas, S., Li, W., Tilley, N. and Y. Sung. Out of Time, Out of Place: Reflections on Design Workshops as a Social Research Method CSCW'16. Honorable Mention.

Rosner, D. K. and F. Turner (2014) Theaters of Alternative Industry In Design Thinking Research eds. C. Meinel and L. Leifer.