Sabine Junginger, PhD
Sabine Junginger is Visiting Professor of Design at the School of Design at Jiangnan University in China and at Macromedia University of Applied Sciences. She was appointed Associate Professor at the Design School Kolding in 2012 after receiving her academic tenure from Lancaster University, where she taught and conducted research from 2007 through 2012. As a founding member of ImaginationLancaster, she co-developed the postgraduate program MA Design: Management and Policy. Since 2009, she is a Fellow at the Hertie School of Governance.
She has advised government initiatives (Mindlab, Denmark; DesignGov, Australia) and design initiatives (dt:transfer) and is a member of Politics for Tomorrow, an initiative focused on bridging design theory and practice with policy-making and policy implementation. Her work on clarifying the role and implications of design is regarded by practitioners and theorists across the fields of interaction design, design thinking, design management, service design, organization design and policy.
She was selected by the Brazilian Ministry of Planning, Budget and Management as external EU expert to support their innovation efforts and a member of the Expert Panel for Design For Europe for the UK Design Council and Nesta. Among her publications are three books she co-edited (The Handbook of Design Management, Berg 2011; Highways and Byways to Radical Innovation, University of Southern Denmark, 2014; and Designing Business and Management, Bloomsbury 2016). She co-edited the Special Issue on „Emerging Issues in Service Design“ for The Design Journal (June 2015). Recent articles include „“Design Legacies and Service Design” (Design Journal 2015); “Design and Innovation in the Public Sector: Matters of Design in Policy-Making and Policy Implementation” (Annual Journal of Policy Design 2013). Forthcoming work includes “Exploring New or Exploiting Existing Design Spaces? The Role of Public Innovation Labs in Developing Policy Capacity” (Public Policy Conference, Hong Kong 2016); “Design as an Economic Necessity for Governments and Organizations”, in Dilnot, C. (ed.) Design History Economics: A John Heskett Reader (Bloomsbury, UK) and “Design in Policy-Making and Policy Implementation”, in Dussauge, M., Cejudo, G. and Shagun, C. (eds.), Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas A.C. (CIDE, Mexiko). She has a PhD from Carnegie Mellon University as well as a Master in Design in Communication Planning and Information Design.
Sabines tags of interest: Policy-Making as Designing, Design thinking, Design in the Organization, Politics for Tomorrow, Human-centered Design
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Early Approaches: The US Tax Forms Simplification Project (01 May 2016 in Case Studies)