Much of my work takes place on the University of Waterloo, Mount Royal University, and University of Illinois Urbana Champaign campuses. My collaborators, colleagues, students, partners, and I pay our respect to the First Nation and Métis ancestors of the lands where we live and work, and reaffirm our relationship with one another.

My home institution, Mount Royal University, is located in the traditional territories of the Niitsitapi (Blackfoot) and the people of Treaty 7 which includes the Siksika, the Piikani, the Kainai, the Tsuut’ina, and the Îyârhe Nakoda. The campus is situated on land where the Bow River meets the Elbow River, and the traditional Blackfoot name of this place is “Mohkinstsis” which we now call the City of Calgary. 


Dr. Milena Radzikowska has presented in 17 countries across 6 continents, and been an invited speaker for academic researchers, graduate students, and industry 26+ times.

She would love to share her work and experience on any of these topics, or work with you to create a customized offering.

  • feminist design
  • critical design
  • data visualization
  • materializing data
  • design methods and processes
  • innovation through design
  • graphic representation of data
  • ideas as storytelling
  • values-driven design


About Short Videos on Design

Dr. Stan Ruecker and I have created a series of free video lectures that cover key topics in our design classes (at Mount Royal University and University of Illinois). We have more than 50 videos so far on introductory and advanced topics in research methods, graphic design, critical reading, speculative design, interface and interaction design, manipulating form, plus a few case studies. All videos are available on Vimeo.

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