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  • Matthew Robb

    Assistant Professor of Design and Sociology

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    robbm@newschool.edu

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    Matthew Robb

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    Matthew Robb is an Assistant Professor of Design and Sociology, based in the School of Design Strategies at Parsons School of Design. His teaching and research focus on social and political dimensions of design, and on moral challenges posed by modern capitalism. Matthew holds a PhD in Philosophy from The New School for Social Research.

    Matthew is executive editor of The Journal of Design Strategies, a publication of the School that explores emerging trends and strategic opportunities at the nexus of design, business, and society.

    Matthew is an associate director in the MS in Strategic Design and Management, and has held several other leadership positions within the School of Design Strategies, including service as the School’s associate dean (2013-2016), and as director of the BBA in Strategic Design and Management (2009-2013).


    Current Courses

    Regulatory + Ethical Contexts
    PGDM 5150, Fall 2021

    Future Courses

    Design, Self & Society
    ULEC 2240, Spring 2022

    Past Courses

    Design Innovations: Disc
    PGDM 5141, Spring 2021

    Design, Self & Society
    ULEC 2240, Spring 2021

    Ethical Decisions & Leadership
    PUDM 4041, Spring 2021

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