Shawhin Roudbari is an Assistant Professor in Environmental Design at the University of Colorado Boulder. He studies ways designers organize to address social problems and human rights abuses by bridging sociological studies of social movements and race with architectural theory. Supported by the National Science Foundation and community impact grants, Shawhin’s research contributes to theories/practices of contentious politics and employs ethnographic and speculative design methods. He is a founding member of the DissentXDesign research collective, which has published work in leading sociological, architectural, and interdisciplinary journals. Shawhin organizes with Dark Matter University (DMU) and is co-director of the Center for Community-Engaged Design and Research (CEDaR).