EduardoEduardo Staszowski is an Assistant Professor of Design Strategies at Parsons The New School for Design in New York City. Director of the Parsons DESIS (Design for Social Innovation and Sustainability) Research Lab, Eduardo holds a Ph.D. in Design from the Politecnico di Milano in Italy. His current research at the New School focuses on the intersection of design, social innovation and public services. Parsons DESIS Lab works at the intersection of strategic and service design, management, and social theory, applying interdisciplinary expertise in problem setting and problem solving to sustainable practices and social innovation. The lab develops externally funded research projects with local partners and promotes workshops, studios, toolkits, exhibitions, and publications that facilitates social change through design-based sustainable community initiatives.