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Hannah Edwards

Graphic Design Program Chair

Hannah Edwards is currently faculty of practice as well as the program chair for graphic design at CSP. Hannah has taught university-level graphic design since 2013. Informed by her educational backgrounds in journalism and design, her teaching focuses on design authorship with an emphasis on thought-provoking and accessible storytelling. Outside of teaching, Hannah is a practicing designer and also runs her own business Greater Than, which works one-on-one with clients to improve and refine their design portfolios through self-authored projects. In her free time, Hannah enjoys running, paddle boarding, and the occasional rock-climb. She enjoys spending time with her 5-year-old daughter, Piper Lee, her husband Trent, and their three pets Bonita, Baby Cat, and Olive.

Professional Experience

  • Concordia University, St. Paul: Graphic Design Program Chair, Contracted Faculty of Practice
  • University of Minnesota, Twin-Cities: Lecturer, 2015-2022
  • MCAD, adjunct instructor, 2022
  • Perpich Center for Arts Education, 2015-2017, graphic design instructor
  • Academy of Art University 2013-2016, adjunct instructor and course author

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Academic Pedigree

  • MFA, Graphic and Interactive Design, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, 2012
  • B.J., Magazine Journalism,  University of Missouri-Columbia, 2007


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