Mr. Iain Kerr

Co-Director of MIX Lab; Instructor of Innovation Design | Management | Feliciano School of Business
Location: 437
Telephone: 973-655-3953
Email: kerri@montclair.edu

Education

  • MA, Architecture, 2000, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
  • BA, Philosophy, 1996, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Professional Experience

  • Instructional Specialist, Montclair State University. (2015 - Current).
  • Associate Professor, University of Maine, Intermedia Department. (2009 - Current).
  • Founder and Principle, SPURSE. (1998 - Current).
  • Visiting professor, NYU. (September 2015 - December 2015).
  • Visiting Scholar, NYU. (September 2015 - December 2015).
  • Adjunct, Department of Art, Montclair State University. (2010 - 2015).
  • Visiting Professor of Art & Environment, Pitzer College. (January 2014 - May 2014).
  • Visiting Associate Professor, Bates College, Maine. (January 2011 - May 2011).

Consulting

  • Training/Education, Kent Place, MSU. (May 2018 - Present). Develop and teach custom pedagogy on Innovation, Entrepreneurship & ethics. Summer program. Highschool.
  • Technical/Professional Work, Picatinny Arsenal, MSU. (January 2017 - Present). Data + Analytics of 3d printing for field deployment
  • Training/Education, Weston Scholars, MSU. (June 2016 - Present). Develop custom Innovation Pedagogy and deliver for gifted high school students. Summer Program.
  • Training/Education, West Orange, West Orange. (January 2016 - Present). 3d printing and innovation consulting
  • Technical/Professional Work, MadLab, . ( - Present). Design consultant. Commercial architecture to object design.
  • Academic, Montclair High School, MSU. (March 2018 - July 2018). Develop Curriculum on Design and Innovation + 3d printing integration. High School and Middle School.
  • Technical/Professional Work, Detroit, Detroit. (January 2017 - October 2017). Collaborating with Ghana Think Tank on Urban renewal programs in Detroit
  • Academic, North Hunterdon High School System, Clinton NJ. (May 2017 - August 2017). Workshop. Teach Upper-level administrators & teachers Innovation and how to teach this skill.
  • Management Consulting, NJ Transit, MSU. (September 2016 - December 2016). 8 week, 1 day a week program teaching Innovation, Systems Thinking and Entrepreneurship. A customized program, mid/ high-level management.
  • Management Consulting, NJ Transit, MSU. (September 2016 - December 2016). 8 week, 1 day a week program teaching Innovation, Systems Thinking and Entrepreneurship. A customized program, mid/ high-level management.
  • Academic, University of Washington Performing Arts Program, University of Washington. (March 2015 - December 2015). Helping rethink the mission and delivery of program for the future. Workshops, Research, Whitepaper. Deep Consultation.
  • Technical/Professional Work, North Atlantic Marine Association, New York + Gloucester MA. (January 2009 - May 2011). Working on innovation for outreach

Honors and Awards

  • Best Overall Poster , Venture Well Conference. (March 2018).

Refereed Published Articles

  • Kerr, I., Frasca, J. (2016). Making Is Thinking – How Doing Transforms Our Thinking Centric Paradigm Of Innovation And Education. International Symposium on Academic Makerspaces, 1 (1), pp. 245 - 249.

Books & Chapters Published

  • Kerr, I. (2015). SPURSE, Code Book for Commons.
  • Kerr, I. (2015). The Eat Your Sidewalk Cookbook.

Published Proceedings

  • Kerr, I., Frasca, J. (2016). What Comes After Design Thinking?. Rochester, NY: Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers. Refereed