Katherine Ankerson (University of Nebraska-Lincoln): Design education in the new world. - Ep. 11

Katherine Ankerson (University of Nebraska-Lincoln): Design education in the new world. - Ep. 11

Katherine Ankerson is an award-winning author and the Dean for the College of Architecture at the University of Nebraska. In our interview, she paints a picture of how design education looks in the new world ahead of us and what we can expect from our next generation of emerging professionals. We also explore the often-debated question: Can creativity be taught?

About Katherine Ankerson: 

Katherine Ankerson has served as Dean of the College of Architecture since July 1, 2016. A strong proponent of design education, Ankerson advocates for interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary engagement, the value of design and making, and embracing new technologies in addition to strengthening traditional design tools.

Ankerson’s philosophy is that design education must prepare global design citizens who take leadership to foster synergy, embrace successful collaboration and recognize interconnectedness, with an awareness of the responsibility of individual and collective actions in personal, social and environmental arenas.

Contributors

  • Doug Shapiro
  • Katherine Ankerson
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