Kari is a user experience (UX) designer with the Office of Academic Innovation at Portland State University and specializes in ux systems design, online program & course design with additional product integration such as adaptive software. Her research interests incorporate graphic design, usability, and universal design for learning on a large project scale for a University student population of around 30,000 students. A designer by nature, she spends her free time photographing, crafting, hiking, exploring Portland, and baking gluten-free desserts.