Molly Wright Steenson

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Molly Wright Steenson is an associate professor in the Carnegie Mellon School of Design. She researches the history of design, architecture, computation and artificial intelligence from the 1950s to the present, and is completing a book titled Architectures of Interactivity that explores these linkages, with a focus on the practices of Nicholas Negroponte, Cedric Price, Christopher Alexander, and Richard Saul Wurman.  Molly began working with the Web in 1995 at a wide variety of companies including Reuters, Scient, Netscape, and Razorfish. She cofounded Maxi, an award-winning women’s webzine, in the 90s. As a design researcher, she examines the effect of personal technology on its users, including projects in India and China for Microsoft Research and ReD Associates/Intel Research. She holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in Architecture from Princeton, a Master’s in Environmental Design from the Yale School of Architecture and a B.A. in German from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.