The MS in Strategic Design & Management challenges students to understand business as an inherently creative human undertaking uniquely suited to confront the massive societal and economic shifts of the 21st century. The MS SDM program is situated at the cutting edge of historic changes in how value is understood and created at large through business management, and aims to continue to set the pace in an uncertain world.

Students learn to utilize Design Thinking (DT) methods within applied and contextual ethnographic/design research projects to develop strategies which can be articulated through business models, organizational innovations, and the redesign of both collective and individual cultures and mindsets.

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New Book | Elaine Black Yoneda

Parsons’ executive dean Rachel Schreiber published a book, entitled Elaine Black Yoneda covering topics: Jewish Immigration, Labor Activism, and Japanese American Exclusion and Incarceration. The remarkable story of a Jewish activist who joined her incarcerated Japanese American husband and son in an American concentration camp Read the introduction and purchase here.  

New Faculty Book | Design for Social Innovation: Case Studies from Around the World

This new book examines the levers propelling the field of design for social innovation into a new phase of growth and sustainability   Learn more on their site here. Make your own flower diagram here. Follow them on Instagram. Buy the book here.   Editors Mariana Amatullo, Bryan Boyer, Jennifer May, and Andrew Shea are…

HXD Conference | Call for Presentations 2022

HXD 2022 Call for Speakers is now open! HXD 2022 Call for Speakers is now open! Are you a designer? A provider? An innovator? An advocate? All are welcome to apply to speak or attend the Health Experience Design Conference, a diverse community practitioners and leaders in design, innovation, research, strategy, and technology, dedicated to…

Video | Part One of Science + Design Atelier 21 for New Economies and Societies.

View the video here on Vimeo Part one of Science + Design Atelier 21: How To Make Economies Better?  Presentation by Kristin Asdal of their new paper ‘The Good Economy’: A conceptual and empirical move for investigating how economies and versions of the good are entangled, followed by a discussion by Raz Godelnik (Parsons, SDS), Micah…

Invite | Capstone Studio Project Presentation

We would like to invite you to the Capstone Studio Project Presentations at the MS Strategic Design & Management, Parsons School of Design, The New School for the section led by Christian Schneider, Associate Professor for Strategic Management. We will present the design research process applied in the areas of organizational design, collaboration design, information…

Event | Science+Design Atelier 21 for New Economies and Societies

Please join our Science+Design Atelier 21, organized by the Graduate Program in Strategic Design and Management at School of Design Strategies, Parsons, The New School. We will work on a recent proposal by Kristin Asdal et al. on how to think and make Good Economies. We will start the day on Zoom by thinking to make, with Asdal’s…

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Calling all U.S. students! @AlgaePrize by @ENERGY and @AlgaeFoundation is a national algal-based competition that challenges students to become the next generation of bioeconomy professionals.

Registration closes on March 2, 2022. #Biodesign

My new book is out! Listen to a brief podcast interview with me about the book here: Temple University Press Podcast, Episode 4: Rachel Schreiber, author of Elaine Black Yoneda

Congrats @rschreiberphd on your new book, Elaine Black Yoneda, the remarkable story of a Jewish activist who joined her incarcerated Japanese American husband & son in an American concentration camp. Details:
@parsonsdesign @thenewschool @SDSParsons

Huge congrats to @MarianaAmatullo and colleagues @jenniemaybtw @bryanboyer @andrewshea on their new book Design for Social Innovation: Case Studies from Around the World! Details & how to purchase on our blog:
@SDSParsons @parsonsdesign @thenewschool

Given the success of @netflix #DontLookUp this is great oppty to re-up my conversation w/@godelnik discussing why sustainability as usual is dead.
Take a listen here ->


New article out in @BJSociology by PERN member Koray Caliskan! "Data money makers: An ethnographic analysis of a global cryptocurrency community." 👏

@parsonsdesign @MSSDMParsons @TheNewSchool