Marina Emmanouil

Biography
Marina Emmanouil holds a PhD and an MA in the History of Design at the Royal College of Art (UK) and a BA (Hons) in Graphic Design (2.1). By 2018 she is expected to complete an MSc in Education and Child Studies with a specialisation on learning difficulties (e.g., dyslexia, ADHD) at Leiden University (The Netherlands). Her pedagogical approach is in favour of student empowerment and collaborative learning. She is interested in creating an inclusive learning environment for all ability students and encourages disclosure of learning difficulties in design education and discourse. With her social design practice, Marina contributes to the development of accessibility programs for visually impaired people. She is member of the Editorial team of the ico-D journal Communication Design. Her research interests lie in design history and theory, visual communication design, inclusion in design education, and accessibility.
Phone
056 241266
E-mail
Marina.Emmanouil@UGent.be
Research group
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