Elisabeth Fellowes

Senior Education Designer, Design Management

Elisabeth brings a user experience research + design and learning science background to Education Design Lab as a Senior Education Designer, working on the design practice and design programs planning units to develop infrastructure and learning experiences to support knowledge management within the Lab’s design work. She also continues to be an active designer with the Community College Growth Engine’s second cohort. 

Prior to joining the Lab, Elisabeth co-founded a platform dedicated to providing people with chronic illness with empathetic, and on-demand support during times of symptom flare ups during her last year of graduate studies. She was excited to join the Lab to facilitate design that centers people most deeply impacted by a problem and that applies behavioral science frameworks.

HOMETOWN: Cleveland, Ohio

BACHELOR’S: B.A. in Cognitive Science, University of Virginia

MASTER’S: M.S. in User Experience Research and Design, University of Michigan

FAVORITE QUOTE: “Some of them (students) will laugh and most of them won’t care but for some, they might honestly see that it’s about going to the blackboard and raising your hand” – C.J. Cregg – West Wing

WHEN I’M NOT AT WORK I’M… exploring, playing games, rock climbing, and cooking with friends and my partner!