Graphic Design Faculty

Program Director

Anna Leithauser Senior Professorial Lecturer CAS | Art

Anna Leithauser is a designer and photographer whose work focuses on the intersection of typography, photography and handmade processes. Her classes reflect her interest in multi-media design by engag

  leithaus@american.edu

  (202) 885-1364

Tom Elder Senior Professorial Lecturer CAS | Art

Tom Elder is Senior Professorial Lecturer teaching Graphic Design. He earned an MFA in Graphic Design from Iowa State University. Elder has been professionally creating traditional design, signage, an

  telder@american.edu

Jose-Maria Montes-Armenteros Associate Professor CAS | Art

Chemi Montes’s (he/him) professional experience includes designing for print, motion graphics, and the web. Prior to and outside academic life, a combination of agency and freelance practice allowed C

  cmontes@american.edu

  (202) 885-1697

Catherine Resnick Assoc Professor CAS - Art

Throughout her career Kate Resnick has worked in design firms, publishing houses and freelanced projects and her work has spanned a collection of diverse and high-profile including the Discovery Chann

  resnick@american.edu

  (202) 885-1677

Yana Sakellion Associate Professor CAS | Art

As a designer and an artist Yana works across mediums including graphic design, interactive media, and video. Her practice emphasizes interdisciplinary approach to making and conceptual inquiry, with

  sakellio@american.edu

  (202) 885-3461