Catalina Cortes

PhD Student

Catalina Cortes is a PhD student in the Design, Environment, and the Arts program at Arizona State University and an Assistant Professor at the Design School of Universidad del Desarrollo in Chile. She holds a bachelor's degree in design from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and obtained an MSD from ASU. She has extensive experience teaching design at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Catalina Cortes is a certified design facilitator by The Index Project ( and a member of the International Advisory Council of the DRS ( Her research interests include design education, design for sustainable behavior, sustainability literacy and communication, sustainable lifestyles, and service design for sustainable behavior.
Lab member since 2024 See institutional profile.
Lab member since: 2024