Research/Creative Interests

The Center for Design Thinking engages in mixed-method research designed to study how various processes support collaborative efforts to address wicked problems (design thinking, deliberative dialogue, community-based participatory research, etc.). I also conduct scholarship on feminist pragmatist philosophies (Grace Lee Boggs and Jane Addams).

Research/Creative Needs

Design Thinking research scholars work on a team and can support a range of different possible tasks, including literature reviews on innovation and wicked problems, survey design, and analysis, interviewing, transcription, coding and theming data, conference presentation planning, and other scholarly endeavors.

Currently looking for a student to apply and work in these programs

  • Any program/opportunity
  • Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (SURE)
  • Other: Undergraduate research credit (1-3): Fall, Spring, Summer sessions, virtual or in-person

I can mentor a student enrolled in 498/4998/499/4999 hours during these semesters

  • Any start time

Student Qualifications

The ideal student would have the following qualifications:

  • Completed a research methods class
  • Interest in the field
  • Some experience with the tasks outlined above

Interested? Please email me to set up a meeting.

Learn more here: https://www.elon.edu/u/elon-by-design/learn/ and https://works.bepress.com/danielle_lake/