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Industry Associate Professor and Co-Director of Integrated Digital Media, NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering
De Angela L. Duff is a designer, photographer, web developer, and DJ. She is also the Co-Director and an Industry Associate Professor of Integrated Digital Media at NYU's School of Engineering in Brooklyn. A native of Eutaw, Ala, De Angela holds an MFA in Photography from MiCA, a BFA in Graphic Design from Georgia State University, and a BS in Textile Engineering from Georgia Tech. De Angela will be speaking at the Black Portraitures II Conference in Florence, Italy this May, and has spoken at AIGA's Social Studies & Massaging Media 2 Conferences and HOW's Annual Design Conference in the past. She has judged HOW's interactive design competition and has been featured in publications such as HOW magazine, Print magazine, Now Loading and www.animation: Animation Design for the World Wide Web. She has also served on Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter's committee to re-brand Philadelphia. Her current body of photography work at Polished Solid captures people in passage, ordinary people negotiating public and familial spaces, juxtaposed and contextualized within a rural, southern environment. You can see her past and present design projects here.