Senior Researcher (PhD); Senior Research Fellow AMASS; Lecturer Arctic Art and Design and Service Design (University of Lapland)
Melanie is a senior research fellow who investigates the role of arts in societies that exist on the margin of Europe in the European Commission-funded Horizon 2020 project titled Action on the margin: Arts as social sculpture (AMASS). With research interests in design management, social design and arts-based research with a focus on marginal contexts.
SDSI Local Programme Director (University of Lapland)
As the Local Programme Director, Melanie keeps things running smoothly for the SDSI course at the University of Lapland in Finland.