Design as Inquiry
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.
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.
Highlights from 2014
Highlights from 2013
"Make it work"
Columnist and forum editor for ACM interactions magazine.
Big Data, Diminished Design? interactions 21.3 (2014): 18-19.
Making: movement or brand? interactions 21.1 (2014): 26-27.
The weapons factory in the den interactions 20, no. 3 (2013): 80-81.
Conversations on Making interactions 22.1 (2015), 22-24.
Taking the new neologisms offline. interactions 20, no. 1 (2013): 78-80.
"Demo or die?: the role of video demonstrations in the public domain." interactions 20, no. 5 (2013): 80-81.
"The digital apprentice." interactions 19, no. 5 (2012): 72-73.
"Old hat: craft versus design?." interactions 19, no. 1 (2012): 86-88.