Under review

  • Mejía, G. M., Guest, M. A., Zheng, W., Peckham, A., Doebbeling, B., Xie, Y. & You, Q. (Under review) Who’s ideating, prototyping, and evaluating? Selective participatory activities in resource-limited design for health projects.
  • Mejía, G. M., Xie, X., Simeone, L. & Tomlin, S. (under review). Teaching and learning strategic design skills: A case study of a graduate studio course with a live project.


  • Mejía, G. M., Fischer, D., Silver, J., Xie, Y., & Fehler, M. (Acepted). How do professional designers engage with sustainability? A systematic literature review. Journal of Design Research.
  • Escandón, P., & Mejía, G. M. (Accepted). Decision making using heuristic evaluation in design for behavior change. Journal of Design Research.


  • Mejía, G. M., Henriksen, D., Xie, Y., Garcia Topete, A., Malina, R. F., & Jung, K. (2022). From researching to making futures: A design mindset for transdisciplinary collaboration. Interdisciplinary Science Reviews.
  • 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.


  • Mejía, G. M. (2021). Theory-driven or theory-informed? A review of behavioral economics in design. The Design Journal, 24(4), 567–587.
  • Mejía, G. M. (2021). Using nudges as design principles: Mindful guidance for behavior change. Journal of Design Strategies, 10(1), 56–66.
  • Kitch, S., McGregor, J., Mejía, G. M., El-Sayed, S., Spackman, C., & Vitullo, J. (2021). Gendered and Racial Injustices in American Food Systems and Cultures. Humanities, 10(2), 66.
  • Løgager, C., Simeone, L., & Mejía, G. M. (2021). A foresight-oriented service design approach to foster longer-term thinking and sustainable practices. EAD 2021. European Academy of Design Conference EAD 2021.
  • Sosa, R., Mejía, G. M., & Adamson, J. (2021). Fluid worldviews: Designing within the common good. In M. Botta & S. Junginger (Eds.), Design as Common Good (pp. 1016–1028). Swiss Design Network.


  • 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.