Callie is an assistant professor of design at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Prior to her academic career, she worked as an interaction designer for renowned design firms and non-profits including Gensler, Teague, and NPR. She also served as adjunct faculty at the University of Washington and the Maryland Institute College of Art, teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses in design. Her work has been recognized by the AIGA and I.D. Magazine, and featured in the New York Times, Fast Company, and Gizmodo. She also served as a 2010 juror for the AIGAis prestigious 365 competition.
Callie's research interests include designing for the disabled and the intersection of interaction design and the urban space. She is also exploring the elements and definitions of beauty in interaction design.
She holds a BS from Central Washington University with concentrations in business and French, and an MFA in design from the University of Washington in Seattle. She is passionate about design in all its disciplines; technology; photography; fixed-gear bicycles; skiing; good, slow food; Weimaraners; and artisanal espresso.