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Sebastien Proulx

  • PhD
  • Associate Professor
  • The Ohio State University Department of Design
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Research interests

Participatory DesignPragmatic sociologySocial DesignDesignDesign Research

About

Sébastien Proulx is Associate Professor of Industrial Design at The Ohio State University. He holds a PhD in Design and a Master of Applied Science in Design and Complexity from the University of Montreal. He completed postdoctoral studies in public health at the University of Montreal School of Public Health and a doctoral fellowship in moral sociology at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris. Before joining the Ohio State’s Department of Design, Dr. Proulx was a lecturer at the University of Montreal for 12 years. He taught social service design, problematization and visual communication to industrial design students. He is also a recurring visiting professor at the University of Nîmes (France) where he teaches within the Design for Social Innovation graduate program. He currently serves on the board of the Ateliers de la recherche en design (Francophone Design Research Network).

Co-authors (3)

Publications (5)

  • Technologies of the self in public health: insights from public deliberations on cognitive and behavioural enhancement

    • Lehoux P
    • Williams-Jones B
    • Grimard D
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  • Le design à l'épreuve du concept de pratique

    • Proulx S
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  • Le design social: une sociologie des associations par le design? Le cas de deux démarches de codesign dans des projets de rénovation des bibliothèques

    • Abrassart C
    • Gauthier P
    • Proulx S
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  • Rendre possible l'engagement en familiarité dans les CHSLD: les savoir-être d'une pratique de design centrée sur l'usager

    • Proulx S
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  • A political reading of design: The case of orientation

    • Gauthier P
    • Proulx S
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Professional experience

Associate Professor

The Ohio State University Department of Design

May 2017 - Present

Research Associate

Université de Montréal Design ∩ société

September 2009 - Present

Lecturer

Université de Montréal École de Design

September 2005 - May 2017(12 years)

Education

Postdoc

University of Montreal Public Health Research Institute

February 2015 - June 2016(a year)

PhD Design

University of Montreal Faculty of Design

September 2008 - June 2015(7 years)

Doctoral Fellowship

EHESS

October 2009 - June 2010(8 months)

M.Sc.A. Design and Complexity

University of Montreal Faculty of Design

September 2004 - May 2008(4 years)

B.F.A. Visual Communication Design

Universite Laval

September 2001 - April 2004(3 years)