The SEGD Educator Award recognizes academic members who have demonstrated the cultivation and practice of design across practice areas of SEGD, namely, experiential and environmental graphic design, interaction design, exhibition design, creative technology, installation, and public good projects. Past recipients include Yeohyun Ahn, Angela Iarocci and Joell Angel-Chumbley.
Dr. Elizabeth (Dori) Tunstall is a design anthropologist, author of Decolonizing Design: A Cultural Justice Guidebook, and an organizational design catalyst and executive coach. A recognized leader in the decolonization of art and design education, she received the 2022 Sir Misha Black Award for Distinguished Service to Design Education as well as the inaugural BADG of Honour for Design Education from the Black Artists and Designers Guild. With a global career, Dori served as the Dean of Design at Ontario College of Art and Design University in Canada, where she was the first Black and Black female dean of a faculty of design anywhere. Dori holds a Ph.D. in Anthropology from Stanford University and a BA in Anthropology from Bryn Mawr College.