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Associate Director

Before Hannah joined the University of Kansas, she worked at Texas State University and Memphis College of Art. As a Service Learning Fellow at TXState, she facilitated funded design opportunities with Frost Bank and Upstream. Her UI/UX design course projects had been presented at the SXSW Interactive Festival from 2016 to 2018. In MCA, Hannah founded The Design Laboratory in Memphis College of Art to provide real-world design experiences. Through The Design Lab, she directed a wide range of partnered projects with profit and non-profit organizations including Make A Wish Foundation, Audubon National Society, Loeb Properties, Mayor’s Innovation Team, and SRVS Disability Support Memphis.

Hannah designs, teaches and researches. She is a design educator who is obsessed with socially conscious, trans-disciplinary, service, and UI/UX design. Her current research interests include the role of design in healthcare and mental health.

Associate Professor, Department of Architecture, CDR Associate Research and Development, School of Architecture, Design & Planning, University of Kansas
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Professor of Design, Director, Center for Design Research, School of Architecture, Design & Planning , University of Kansas
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Associate Professor, Department of Architecture, CDR Associate Research and Development, School of Architecture, Design & Planning , University of Kansas
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Debbie Gregory
Adjunct/Lecturer, Clinical Innovation and Transformation, Senior Clinical Consultant at Smith, Seckman, Reid, Inc., President of the Nursing Institute for Healthcare Design Foundation

Additional Faculty

The CDR draws from colleagues in the School of Architecture, Design & Planning as well as the University in general for specific needs and expertise relating to industry-sponsored projects.


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