PhD in Transition Design
Anne Burdick is a designer, critic, educator, and researcher. For the last ten years, she has been Professor and Chair of Media Design Practices (MDP), a graduate program at Art Center College of Design focused on designing for the future of information and communication technologies. In Fall 2018, she is a visiting Professor of Visual Communication at University of Technology Sydney. In her design practice, Anne designs experimental text projects in diverse media, for which she has garnered recognition, from winning the prestigious Leipzig Award for book design to being nominated for a Webby Award for her work with interactive texts and electronic literature. With Johanna Drucker, Peter Lunenfeld, Todd Pressner, and Jeffrey Schnapp, she is a co-author of the book Digital_Humanities, and her writing and design can be found in the Los Angeles Times, Eye Magazine, Émigré, and Electronic Book Review, among others, and her work is held in the permanent collections of the Walker Art Gallery, SFMOMA, and the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Anne's PhD research uses design fiction to ask questions about emerging technologies for reading and writing and their effects on knowledge production in the digital humanities.