Tom Bieling, Prof. Dr. phil., is Professor for Design Theory at HfG Offenbach Unversity of Art and Design. He previously held the professorship for design theory and research at Zentrum für Designforschung (HAW Hamburg), guest- and visiting professorship at University of Trento, at GUC Cairo, and lectureships worldwide. He is co-editor of the BIRD series (Birkhäuser) as part of the Board of International Research in Design, co-editor of the book series Design Meanings (Mimesis), founder of (since 2008), and member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Institut Mensch, Ethik und Wissenschaft. As a research associate at the Design Research Lab (2010–2019), he led the Social Design research cluster at the Berlin University of the Arts, previously at TU Berlin (2007–2010). Recent books: 'Design (&) Activism' (Mimesis 2019), 'Inklusion als Entwurf' (Birkhäuser/DeGruyter 2019), and 'Gender (&) Design' (Mimesis 2020).



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