Administrators


Anne Balsamo

Dean
ATEC Distinguished University Chair
Arts and Humanities Distinguished Chair

Anne Balsamo is a scholar, educator, entrepreneur, and designer of new media who has published multiple works exploring the cultural possibilities of emergent media technologies. Balsamo comes to Texas after having served as Dean of the School of Media Studies at The New School in New York City. She received her Ph.D. in Mass Communications at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Balsamo has been a leader in the growth of digital humanities in the United States, having served... Read More






Lisa Bell

Associate Dean of Academic Administration and Clinical Professor

Lisa Bell’s teaching focuses on the critical analysis of media and culture and public discourse, particularly in terms of the intersections among rhetorical citizenship and public deliberation. She collaborates with ATEC’s Feminist Research Collective (FRC) and Social Practice and Creative Expression Media Lab (SP&CE Media Lab). Bell holds an MA in Communication Studies from Northwestern University and a BA from Rice... Read More


Dale MacDonald

Associate Dean of Creative Technologies

Dale MacDonald is an artist, designer, and creative technologist. His work has been shown in theaters, galleries, public spaces, and science and technology centers in New York, California, Mexico, England, Singapore, and India. His interests span from phenomenology of light to body-scale interaction techniques. During his tenure at Xerox PARC, he worked on the fabrication of large area electronics including the world’s first 300 ppi LCD, ethnographies of electronics design, big... Read More