Assistant Professor of Instruction, Area Chair, Graphic Design
Dr. Shelley Gruendler is a typographer, designer, and educator who teaches, lectures, and publishes internationally on typography, graphic design, and creative process. She holds a PhD and an MA in The History and Theory of Typography and Graphic Communication from the University of Reading, England and a Bachelor of Environmental Design in Graphic Design from North Carolina State University, United States.
Shelley has presented at the Getty Museum, TypoBerlin, ATypI, TypeCon, How, AdobeMAX, and TEDX; has published articles for Adobe Create, the Adobe Type, 365 Typo, Communication Arts, How, Slanted, and Step; and has judged international typography for Communication Arts, visual communication for Core77, and book design for the Alcuin Society. Through TypeCamp.org, which she founded in 2007, Shelley travels the world in order to help people learn more about typography and cultural context.