Under review

  • Xie, Y. & Mejía, G. M. (under review). Understanding and Preparing Others for Collaboration in Design: An Interview Study of Professionals in the U.S.


  • Mejía, G. M., Xie, X., Simeone, L. & Tomlin, S. (forthcoming). Teaching and learning strategic design skills: A case study of a graduate studio course with a live project. International Journal of Art and Design Education.
  • Mejía, G. M. (forthcoming). Strategic design futures: Designing for change in complex situations. Design Research Society Conference DRS 2024, Boston, MA.
  • Mandhre, R., Mejía, G.M., Jung, K., Zheng, W. & Wu, X. (forthcoming). Approaches to intentional change of expert strategic designers. Design Research Society Conference DRS 2024, Boston, MA.
  • Junginger, S., Mejía, G. M., & Simeone L. (forthcoming). Designing Change: Research Scope and Agenda. Design Research Society Conference DRS 2024, Boston, MA.


  • Mejía, G. M., Henriksen, D., Xie, Y., Garcia Topete, A., Malina, R. F., & Jung, K. (2023). From researching to making futures: A design mindset for transdisciplinary collaboration. Interdisciplinary Science Reviews 48(1) pp. 77-108.
  • Mejía, G. M., Guest, M. A., Zheng, W., Peckham, A., Doebbeling, B., Xie, Y. & You, Q. (2023) Who’s ideating, prototyping, and evaluating? Selective participatory activities in resource-limited design for health projects. Educational Gerontology.
  • Jung, K. & Mejía, G. M. (2023) Are service designers the best positioned to design for sustainability? IASDR 2023, Milan.
  • Tsen, K., Mejía, G.M., Foushée, D. & Fehler, M. (2023). Codesign facilitation for workforce satisfaction. IASDR 2023, Milan.


  • Mejía, G. M., Fischer, D., Silver, J., Xie, Y., & Fehler, M. (2022). How do professional designers engage with sustainability? A systematic literature review. Journal of Design Research 20(4), pp. 297-317.
  • Escandón, P., & Mejía, G. M. (2022). Decision-making using heuristic evaluation in design for behavior change. Journal of Design Research 20(3), pp. 209-229.
  • Mejía, G. M. (2022). Anticipatory justice in design speculation. Anticipation 22. 4th International Conference on Anticipation, Tempe, AZ.
  • Xie, Y., Mejía, G. M., & Zheng, W. (2022). An exploratory study of co-design skills in the US job postings. Proceedings IASDR 2021. 9th Congress of the International Association of Societies of Design Research, Hong Kong, China.



  • Gallego, C., Mejía, G. M., & Calderon, G. (2020). Strategic design: Origins and contributions to intellectual capital in organizations. Journal of Intellectual Capital, 21(6), 873–891.
  • Xie, Y., Mejía, G. M., Coseo, P., & Cheng, C. (2020). A Participatory Design Case Study in Environmental Design Education. Proceedings of the 16th Participatory Design Conference 2020 - Participation(s) Otherwise - Volume 2, 87–94.
  • Alwazzan, A., Mejía, G. M., Xie, Y., & Fischer, D. (2020). Incorporating behavioral theory in design ideation for changing sustainability behaviors. In S. Boess, M. Cheung, & R. Cain (Eds.), Synergy—DRS International Conference 2020.
  • Mejía, G. M., Malina, R. F., Xie, Y., & Garcia Topete, A. (2020). Translating disciplinary practices for trans-sentient collaboration. 26th International Symposium on Electronic Arts, ISEA2020, 283–290.


  • Mejía, G. M., & Chu, S. (2019). Exploring Rhetoric Theory in Persuasive Design: A Mobile Web Application for Obesity Prevention. In V. G. Duffy (Ed.), Digital Human Modeling and Applications in Health, Safety, Ergonomics and Risk Management. Healthcare Applications. 21st International Conference on Human-computer Interaction, HCII 2019 (pp. 365–379). Springer International Publishing.