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Faculty members

Full-time

  • Associate Professor, Design and Computation Arts
    Department Chair, Design and Computation Arts
    digital games, experimental game design, critical design, playfulness, video games, game studies and design, interactivity, speculative design, interaction design, human-computer interaction, indigenous futures, contemporary art, interface design, independent games, interactive narrative, digital technologies
  • Associate Professor, Design and Computation Arts
    Research Director, XS Labs, Hexagram-Concordia
    Associate Dean Research (Jan 2017 - Aug 2020), Fine Arts
    Department Chair (July 2012 - July 2015), Design and Computation Arts
    Head of electronic textiles, OM signal (2011 - 2018)
    electronic textiles, interactive design, responsive garments, fibres, flexible circuitry, interactivity, wearables, clothing and dress, identity, reactive fashion, aesthetics, transdisciplinarity, textile arts, smart textiles, physical computing, human-computer interaction, fashion tech, human generated power sensors, squishy interfaces
  • Assistant Professor, Design and Computation Arts
    Spatial and Immersive Audio, Assistive Technology Design, Critical Disability Studies, Auditory Display and Human-Computer Interaction, Media Arts
  • Associate Professor, Design and Computation Arts
    Concordia University Research Chair in Critical Practices in Materials and Materiality (New Scholar), Design and Computation Arts
    Materiality; Waste Remediation; Waste Infrastructures; Urban Futures; Bio-Inspired Design; Critical Design; Design for Sustainability; Biocomposites; Biomaterials; Active Materials; Surfaces and Scaffolds
  • Associate Professor, Design and Computation Arts
    Associate Director of Technoculture, Art, and Games (TAG) Research Centre
    Strategic Hire in Digital Media, Learning, and Games
    game studies and design, critical design, persuasive design, cultural differences, interaction design, serious games, participatory design, experimental game design, gamification, third wave HCI, digital games, speculative design, human-computer interaction, qualitative methods, ethnography, design thinking, user experience, interface design, indigenous futures, cross-cultural psychology
  • full professor, Design and Computation Arts
    fellow of the loyola college for diversity &sustainability, Loyola International College
    d_verse research/creation (&all things verse, reversed, in.verse), Fine Arts
    social design, research-creation, media arts, social creativity, textile arts, poetics, performance art, responsive environments, experimental typography, interface design, social networks, collective creations, community-university, the live of animals, clothing and dress, activism, urban futures, democratic values, ethnocultural diversity, sustainability studies
  • Associate Professor, Design and Computation Arts
    Primary Investigator (LabLabLab)
    history of games, game studies and design, digital games, adventure games, interactive narrative, genre, narrative, 3d Imaging, interactivity, interaction design, rendering, computer graphics, natural language processing, human-computer interaction, virtual environments, interface design
  • Professor of Computation Arts, Design and Computation Arts
    University Research Chair in Computational Media and the Indigenous Future Imaginary
    Special Advisor to the Provost on Indigenous Spaces
    Co-director, Indigenous Futures Research Centre
    Director, Initiative for Indigenous Futures
    Co-director, Aboriginal Territories in Cyberspace
    Co-director, Skins Workshops on Aboriginal Storytelling and Digital Media
    Indigenous new media, Indigenous futures, digital poetry, the future imaginary, computational typography, computational culture, media arts, digital games, game studies and design, digital textuality, experimental typography, virtual environments, poetry, typographic design, computational aesthetics, Indigenous Peoples, mobile media, interface design, digital culture, science fiction
  • Assistant Professor of Communication Design and Visual Culture, Design and Computation Arts
  • Associate Professor, Design and Computation Arts
    Undergraduate Program Director, Design, Design and Computation Arts
    humour and parody, playfulness, social change, visual communication, information design, semiotics, design theory, typographic design, satire, new media studies, art practice, Cuddle Commandos, installation, performance art, sculpture, storytelling, interactivity, everydayness, design economies, graphic design
  • Professor and Graduate Program Director, Design and Computation Arts
    Professeur titulaire et Directeur du programme d'études supérieures, Design and Computation Arts
    ecodesign, rapid prototyping, design history, industrial design, exhibition design, design for sustainability, product development, 3D design, semiotics, crowdsourcing, social media, internet studies, material culture, consumption, design epistemology, environmental ethics, sustainable development
  • Assistant Professor, Design and Computation Arts
    material futures, textiles, collaborative ecosystem design, Indigenous methodologies, materiality, embodiment, posthumanism, motion capture, design for sustainability, ontologies and aesthetics of materiality, land guardianship, research-creation, bioplastics, biocomposites, decolonizing matter/land, relationality, remediation, hybrid matter, post-digital aesthetics
  • Assistant Professor in Creative Artificial Intelligence, Design and Computation Arts
    sound and music making, machine learning, human-computer interaction, artificial intelligence, embodied musical interaction, music information retrieval, new interfaces for musical expression, sound design, research-creation, performance, embodiment, interactivity, digital audio, music recommendation, creative machine learning, interactive machine learning

Part-time

  • Part-time Faculty, Design and Computation Arts
  • Part-time Faculty, Design and Computation Arts
  • Part-time Faculty, Design and Computation Arts
  • Part-time Faculty, Design and Computation Arts
  • Part-Time Faculty, Studio Arts
    Part-Time Faculty, Art Education
    Part-Time Faculty, Art History
    Part-time Faculty, Design and Computation Arts
  • Part-time Faculty, Design and Computation Arts
  • Part-Time Faculty (Film Animation), Cinema
    Part-time Faculty, Design and Computation Arts
  • Part-time Faculty, Design and Computation Arts
  • Part-time Faculty (Sculpture), Studio Arts
    Part-time Faculty, Design and Computation Arts
  • Part-time Faculty, Cinema
    Part-time Faculty, Design and Computation Arts
  • Part-time Faculty, Design and Computation Arts
  • Part-time Instructor, Music
    Part-time Instructor, Design and Computation Arts
  • Part-time Faculty, Design and Computation Arts
    Part-time faculty, Computer Science and Software Engineering
    Affiliate Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Software Engineering
  • Part-time Faculty, Design and Computation Arts
    interaction design, new media, responsive and reactive HCI, digital audio/video

Emeritus

  • Distinguished Professor Emerita, Design and Computation Arts
    Member, Textiles and Materiality Cluster, Milieux Institute
    Chair, Dept. of Design and Computation Arts (2010-12)
    Academic Co-Founder and Fellow, School of Irish Studies
    2019 Recipient, Presidential Distinguished Service Award for the Irish Abroad
    Concordia Alumni Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2015
    Distinguished Teaching Award, Faculty of Fine Arts, 2014
    design justice, built environment, critical materiality, food studies, design theory, domestic space, Irish studies, Expo 67, fibres and wearables, ecosophy, culture and commemoration, mindful eating
  • Professor Emeritus, Design and Computation Arts
    University Research Chair in New Media, Technology and the Senses
    Co-Director, Hexagram Network for Research-Creation in Media Arts, Design, Technology and Digital Culture
    Director, Hexagram Concordia
    Associate Director, Milieux Institute for Arts, Culture and Technology
    Director, xmodal
    immersion, machine learning, new media theory, STS, performance, haptics, senses, embodiment, digital audio, sensory studies, sensory ethnography, interaction design, media art history, sound design, critical AI studies, posthumanism, philosophy of technology, enactive cognition, research-creation

Affiliate

  • Professor, Design and Computation Arts
    Concordia University Research Chair in Integrated Design And Sustainability for the Built Environment (IDEAS-BE)
    Founding Co-Director, Next Generation Cities Institute
    design studies, sustainability studies, architecture studies, built environment, cities, eco-design, eco-architecture, public space design, architecture competitions, teaching buildings, sustainability assessment tools, complex dynamic systems
  • Associate Professor, Design and Computation Arts
    typography, publication design, exhibition design, archival practices, feminist and queer histories, participatory creation
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