Professor Lisa Grocott
HEAD OF DEPARTMENT (DESIGN)
Lisa Grocott is Head of Department (Design) at Monash University and Director of THRIVING, a design and learning research lab.
Before recently returning to Melbourne, Lisa spent the past 12 years at Parsons School of Design in New York. Half of that time she was the dean of academic initiatives and the past six years she was core faculty in the Transdisciplinary Design MFA program. Lisa collaborates with learning scientists from psychology, neuroscience and education to design research experiments that have social impact in the classroom and partners with universities on speculative design projects that explore the future(s) of higher education. She regularly publishes on design research and is currently a chief investigator on a federally funded research grant into teacher change and innovative learning through the University of Melbourne.