Dr. Renae Mantooth is a Senior Design Researcher at HKS, where she integrates research efforts within the Education practice area. She also serves as an Assistant Professor of the Practice at NC State University, identifying as a "pracademic" - bridging the worlds of academia and industry towards a more evidence-based and equity-centered built future. Her work is grounded in the emancipatory nature of education. Challenging assumptions, advocating for all learners, and furthering our understanding of how the physical environment influences motivation and learning processes is the foundation for the questions she asks and the work that she does.
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