Lisa M. Abendroth
Co-Editor, Public Interest Design Guidebook
Co-founder, SEED Network
Professor, Communication Design, Metropolitan State University of Denver

Lisa is a Professor and the Communication Design Program Coordinator at the Metropolitan State University of Denver where her research focuses on issues of social equity toward marginalized audiences. Working across diverse disciplines, she practices, evaluates, and writes about design that addresses under-served people, places and problems. She is a founding member of the SEED Network and a co-author of the SEED Evaluator tool. Abendroth is a 2013 recipient of the SEED Award for Leadership in Public Interest Design. Along with Bryan Bell, Abendroth is a co-editor of the forthcoming book, Public Interest Design Practice Guidebook: SEED Methodology, Case Studies, and Critical Issues (Routledge, 2015).