Beth Tauke is associate professor in the Department of Architecture at the University at Buffalo-State University of New York,, and a project director in the Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access (IDeA), the leading research center on universal design in the built environment in the U.S. Professor Tauke’s research focuses on inclusive design education and inclusive design’s relationship to the senses. She has directed four National Endowment for the Arts grants on universal design (UD), and is a founder and current editor of Universal Design Education Online, the primary website for UD education. In addition to presenting at over one hundred conferences, Tauke has published numerous book chapters, journal articles, and conference proceedings. She co-edited Universal Design: New York, Diversity and Design: Understanding the Hidden Consequences (Routledge), and the the newly released Universal Design Pocketbook (Routledge).