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Leslie E. Speer

Speer, Leslie E.

Assoc Professor,  Design

Additional Contact Information

Phone Number(s)
(510) 508-3177 (mbl)
(408) 924-4376

Office Hours
Spring 2014
Drop in Office Hours: MW 11:15am-12:15pm in Art 231
By Appointment ONLINE Office Hours: follow instructions below
1) Send me an email with your Full name, Student ID, and the subject matter you wish to discuss. I will reply within 48 hours.

Areas of Expertise: Sustainability, Art

Willing to be a media source Media Source   Willing to be a speaker Speaker   Willing to be a collaborative researcher Collaborative Researcher


  • Master of Design, Product Design, Innovation & Management
    Middlesex University, United Kingdom, 2006
  • Bachelor of Science, Industrial Design
    CSU-Long Beach, California, United States, 1983

Expertise Summary

Social innovation; bottom of the pyramid economies; design; development; product design; innovation; appropriate technology; sustainability; design strategy; design thinking; design process; international education; design for all; 3D digital printing technology; craft; handmade; intersection of craft and manufacturing;