Carissa J. Schmidt, Ph.D.

Principal Experience Design Researcher - Consumers Energy

Carissa J. Schmidt is an experience design researcher with more than 10 years of experience studying and understanding the complex interplay of social and emotional drivers of human behavior. In her role at Consumers Energy as Principal Experience Design Researcher, Carissa works closely with cross-functional teams to design and execute research that uncovers the always-changing needs, motivations, and behaviors of customers to drive innovation and product design across the enterprise.

Carissa is also an adjunct professor at Brown University where she teaches Program Development at the Local, National, and Global Scale in the Master of Public Health (MPH) online program. She received her MPH and Ph.D. in Health and Human Behavior from the University of Michigan.

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