Paul A. Rodgers
University of Lancaster, UK
Paul Rodgers is Professor of Design at Imagination, Lancaster University. He is also the Arts and Humanities Research Council (UK) Design Leadership Fellow (2017 – 2020). He has undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in design from Middlesex University, London and a PhD in product design assessment from the University of Westminster, London. He has published extensively in all of the major design journals (e.g. Design Issues, Design Studies, The Design Journal, CoDesign) and design conferences (e.g. Design Research Society, European Academy of Design). He is the author of 9 books including The Routledge Companion to Design Research (Routledge, Oxon, 2015). Professor Rodgers is an Editorial Board Member of the Design Studies journal and an Editorial Board Member of the International Journal of Design Creativity and Innovation. He is a founding member of the Design Disruption Group who strive for positive change in health and social care and elsewhere.