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Ddes students

D.Des Program Candidates

D.Des Candidates

Student practitioners who have successfully completed their preliminary exams, and are now working on completing their dissertations.

Lee Cherry

Lee Cherry

Dissertation Title: Changing Physiognomy of the Smart City: Examining Digital Marginalia of Connected Communities using Civic Technology and AI Ethical Frameworks

Kevin Fitzgerald

Kevin FitzGerald

Dissertation title: A Research Proposal to Examine the Effects of Framing on the Design and the Collaborative Governance of the Digital Library of the Middle East

Justin Johnson

Dissertation Title: Designing a Nature Based VR Game for Mental Restoration

AJ Polanco

Dissertation Title: Developing Best Practices for Designing Digital Assessments for Middle-school aged Deaf or Hard of Hearing Students in the United States

Anne Spafford

Anne Spafford

Dissertation Title: Creating a Landscape Language for Health: The Intersection of Green Infrastructure & Human Resilience

Juhann Waller

Dissertation Title: Resilient Infrastructure: An Integrated Design Approach for the Equitable Distribution of Stormwater Capital Improvements Projects for Pluvial Flood Mitigation [successfully defended Spring 2023]

Jonathan Williams

Dissertation Title: Learning Design Through Designerly Knotting