Selina Schepers (1986) is a design researcher, PhD student and teacher. She graduated in 2009 as a Master of Philosophy (mPhil) in Cultures of Arts, Science and Technology at the University of Maastricht, The Netherlands. Her master thesis concerned creative images and the portrayal of male and female scientists as creative beings since the late seventeenth century.

Currently, she is part of the Social Spaces research group of LUCA School of Arts in Genk (Belgium), specialized in participatory art and design research. Besides being a researcher, Selina also teaches within the Communication & Media Design program of LUCA School of Arts, campus C-mine.

Since 2010 she has coordinated and participated in various research projects that deal with participatory design processes involving children (such as MELoDiA and SPEEL-Goed). In 2015, Selina started her PhD research (KU Leuven, Faculty of Social Sciences) on the design of methods, tools and techniques for participatory design processes involving children.

(E) selina.schepers@luca-arts.be