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Chicuchas Wasi School project - Monterey Peninsula College - West Valley College
"Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life."
Innovator ● Leader ● Scholar: 20+ years career in higher education, including 8 years in senior roles and in leadership. Research experience kindled by graduate studies on Change Theory within the framework of Architecture/Human Interface. Distinction through 25 notable awards and grants, plus dozens of publications and presentation. Passion for promoting social good and access to opportunities, using data literacy and storytelling to draw out insights, and actions.
Research focus on different markets and industries, including: Education, health care, aging population, spatial modeling, perception, international studies, and design. Methodology: From controlled lab settings to large scope surveys to case studies and standardized concept testing, including both quantitative and qualitative research methodology with triangulation and validation processes. Using interviews, questionnaires, observations, psycho-physiological measurements, time keeper records, archival records, physical traces, and a variety of other data collection methodology. Analysis tools: Clustering, regression, and other statistical methods, measurement design and semantic analysis using CRM and other database, as well as web analytics.
Deployed new research techniques, publicized through academic peer review processes, generating insightful results, focusing on research approaches that are experiential and visual in nature.