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“Decolonizing Design: A Cultural Justice Guidebook,” Dori Tunstall
April 10 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Dori Tunstall, dean of the faculty of design at OCAD University, will give a Paula G. Manship Endowed Lecture titled “Decolonizing Design: A Cultural Justice Guidebook” to the College of Art & Design on Monday, April 10, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. in 103 Design Building Auditorium.
Elizabeth (Dori) Tunstall is a design anthropologist, public intellectual, and design advocate who works at the intersections of critical theory, culture, and design. As Dean of Design at Ontario College of Art and Design University, she is the first black and black female dean of a faculty of design. She is a recognized leader in the decolonization of art and design education.
With a global career, Dori served as Associate Professor of Design Anthropology and Associate Dean at Swinburne University in Australia. She wrote the biweekly column Un-Design for The Conversation Australia. In the U.S., she taught at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She organized the U.S. National Design Policy Initiative and served as a director of Design for Democracy. Industry positions included UX strategists for Sapient Corporation and Arc Worldwide. Dori holds a Ph.D. in anthropology from Stanford University and a BA in anthropology from Bryn Mawr College.