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Andrew Foster

UX Researcher

Andrew draws on his extensive international field research experience to help clients empathize with their customers. He has led multilingual projects across North and South America and loves to listen to the stories people tell about their daily lives. Andrew is passionate about leveraging multicultural research to design accessible experiences. He has a BA in Anthropology from the University of Chicago and a PhD in Linguistic Anthropology with an emphasis on face-to-face interaction from the University of Michigan.

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Something unique about you summed up in one sentence:

I compete as an Olympic weightlifter.

Share an interesting fact:

I have run 16,800 feet above sea level.

In your spare time (or if you had spare time), you would absolutely do this:

Make music!

Your favorite city in the world is...and why?:

Cusco, Peru...the mountain views.

Your ultimate celebrity dinner party guest list would include...

Jimi Hendrix, Bill Evans, Flying Lotus, and Claude Debussy.

Long-term personal:

Learn Spanish, Portuguese, and an Indigenous South American language.

Favorite book:

Infinite Jest.

What is your favorite way to give back to the community?

Supporting local artists.
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