Through writing and studio work, I focus on critical practices of design and how these relate to issues of power and representation. I’m an Associate Professor in the School of Visual Communication Design at Kent State University and I also serve as Chair and Director of Research Initiatives for Design Incubation.

Current projects include The Designers Respond and collaborations on Stories Connecting Generations (with Manacy Pai, KSU) and What Scholarship Looks Like (with Amy Papaelias, SUNY New Paltz).


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