(on sabbatical 2019/20)
EDUCATIONMGD (Masters of Graphic Design) North Carolina State University, USA
Information Design, Visual Communication
Angela Norwood’s research interests range includes exploring the intersection of contemporary design practices and traditional knowledge systems, for devising context-appropriate approaches for environmentally and culturally sustainable outcomes. Additionally, she has conducted research on improving the design of scientific visualizations. Having served two terms as Department Chair and as Graduate Program Director, Professor Norwood teaches across the Design curriculum with an emphasis on information design and visualization. She is the recipient of the Dean’s Junior Faculty Teaching Award. As a former professional graphic designer and art director in Chicago, IL and Raleigh, NC, she worked with a varied range of national and international, corporate and cultural clients. She has served as designer and consultant on the global marketing team for Democrats Abroad, an organization that empowers US citizens in 71 countries to participate in US elections. Her scholarly work has been published in design journals such as Visual Communication and Design & Culture. Her professional work has been recognized by several organizations and publications including the Type Directors Club, Graphis, and Communication Arts magazines and is included in the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) National Design Archive.
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