Linda Wagner

Senior Director of Academic Programs
Associate Teaching Professor
Human Centered Design & Engineering

MS, Strategic Design Planning & Human-Centered Design, Illinois Institute of Technology.
BS, Graphic Design, University of Cincinnati

Courses taught

  • TECHIN 520 Launch Project Planning
  • TECHIN 540 Integrated Launch Studio
  • TECHIN 542 Integrated Launch Studio 2

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Linda has more than 20 years of experience in user research and design in a variety of business settings. Prior to her appointment at the UW, Wagner was the director of user experience at Carbon Design Group, where she managed their user research, strategy and design practice. She has also worked as a user research manager at Microsoft, managing worldwide research for the hardware group, and as a consultant to a variety of Fortune 500 companies. From 2013 to 2016 she was the director of UW’s Master of Human-Computer Interaction and Design program, which she helped create and launch.