Podcast

78 - How Do We Decolonize Design? ft. Dr. Dori Tunstall

June 13, 2022

DR. DORI TUNSTALL, DESIGN ANTHROPOLOGIST, PUBLIC INTELLECTUAL, AND DESIGN ADVOCATE & DEAN OF DESIGN AT ONTARIO COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN UNIVERSITY

Today on the podcast, Dr. 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.

Check out Dori Tunstall’s new book, Decolonizing Design.

Mentioned in this episode:

Instagram:@dori_tunstall

Twitter: @Dori_Danthro

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