New dean of Imaging Arts and Sciences named

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Lorraine Justice

Lorraine Justice, director of the School of Design at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, has been appointed dean of the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences. She begins her new position in July.

Justice has worked in higher education for more than 20 years. For the past six years, she has served as director of PolyU’s School of Design. Under her leadership, the school has emerged as one of the top 30 design schools in the world and one of the top four Asian design programs.

Justice is a Fellow of The Industrial Designers Society of America. In 2008, IDSA awarded Justice with the National Educator Award. She serves on editorial boards for six journals and is an international consultant and accreditation expert on design. In 2006, ID magazine selected Justice as one of the world’s top 40 influential designers, praising her for “raising standards” for both design education and the industry.

“The range of creative programs; the excellent faculty members, staff and students; and the superb facilities are just some of the things that make CIAS great,” says Justice. “I look forward to strengthening what we can in CIAS and starting new ventures that will grow out of the expertise in the college.”