Academic Career Overview



Tenured Associate Professor with teaching and program administrative experience. Held positions at several state universities, a liberal arts college and a community college. Extensive curriculum development and curriculum assessment background. Ability to teach all levels (introductory to advanced) of visual communications/graphic design and associated disciplines. Proven track record of program management and direction. Award-winning, practicing design professional.

Core competencies include but are not limited to:

Student internships
Program budget management
Technology specification and purchasing
Student advising
Facilities planning and design
Course scheduling
Program policies and procedures
Curriculum development

Student recruitment and
Program promotion
Adobe Creative Suite
3D printing
Former AIGA chapter president
Technology experienced
Program and curriculum assessment
Grant management



I have developed and taught design foundations to advanced design courses including: Design Fundamentals, Typography, Digital Photography, Digital Video and Filmmaking, Packaging, Advertising, 2D Motion Graphics, 3D Modeling, Rendering and Animation, Corporate Identity, Web Interface, History of Graphic Design, Senior Capstone and Portfolio Prep.


My experience as a program manager has given me administrative skills such as program budget management, recruiting, technology evaluation, purchasing and training.


My technology experience includes using and teaching all industry-leading standard software on Mac OS and Windows, such as Adobe Creative Cloud to application specific software such as CAD and high-end rendering and animation applications. I also have a great understanding of filmmaking technologies, particularly high-speed video. In addition, I have hands-on experience with additive manufacturing (3D printing). I also have a general understanding of social media and CRM applications such as Salesforce and Hubspot.


A major interest of mine is preparing students for on-campus portfolio reviews and off-campus portfolio reviews such as the AIGA Student Portfolio Review. I participate students for annual reviews and I am an active reviewer.


I am a career-long member (and past President of the local chapter) of AIGA (American Institute of Graphic Arts). I am also a member of TDC (Type Directors Club) in New York City. Because of my involvement/interest in additive manufacturing, I am a member of SME (Society of Manufacturing Engineers).

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