Portrait of Molly Wright Steenson

Molly Wright Steenson

UX Designer, Faculty, Carnegie Mellon University

Molly Wright Steenson is a designer, author, and leading speaker. She is the K&L Gates Associate Professor in Ethics and Computational Technologies at Carnegie Mellon University in the School of Design and the author of “Architectural Intelligence: How Designers and Architects Designed the Digital Landscape” (MIT Press, 2017), a history of AI in architecture and design.

She was an assistant professor in the School of Journalism & Mass Communication at UW-Madison from 2013–15, and a design professor in California and Italy before that. Molly is a pioneering UX Designer who started working with the Web in 1994 at Fortune 500 companies, consulting firms and innovative startups. She holds a PhD in Architecture from Princeton University, a Master’s in Environmental Design from the Yale School of Architecture—and is a proud Badger with a BA in German.

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