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Chamille Lescott

Assistant Professor of Instruction in the McCormick Office of Undergraduate Engineering


2133 N Sheridan Road
Ford 2.217
Evanston, IL 60208-3109

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Undergraduate Engineering


Ph.D. Materials Science, Northwestern University

B.S. Biological Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Chamille Lescott is a McCormick Academic Adviser working mainly with first-year students. She is a core faculty member of the Design Thinking & Communication (DTC) program and teaches other coursework at Northwestern Engineering. Dr. Lescott is passionate about bringing the design process into her advising sessions. She encourages students to assess and articulate their needs, connect to university and external resources, and continuously experiment to design a life they are excited about. Her interest in the student experience has led to collaborations with the Personal Development StudioLab’s PATH program and the Hodge EXCEL Scholars program. Her research focuses on promoting student metacognition and improving design pedagogy.

Significant Recognition

  • 2022-2023 Cole-Higgins Award for Excellence in Advising

Selected Publications