Lisa is currently the Associate Dean of Curriculum with Independence University, a fully online university based in Salt Lake City, Utah. In this position, she both teaches a variety of undergraduate graphic design courses and oversees curriculum design for the graphic design program. As a teacher, Lisa is passionate about creative empowerment believing that each person has a unique vision, outlook, and contribution they can make to the world. Because of this, she is committed to spend her life creating structures that promote connection, enable access, nurture creativity, and ultimately affirm all humans as unique and valued. As a curriculum designer, Lisa strategizes creative ways to both ensure the program remains relevant in the face of an ever-shifting professional landscape and nurture transformative community amongst geographically disparate participants.