Associate Director of DesignLab
Mandy Morrow has been the Associate Director of DesignLab since January 2018 and is an employee of the General Library System. She originally came to UW-Madison to pursue a PhD in Hebrew & Semitic Studies focusing on the linguistics of ancient metaphors before leaving her studies to take a position in DesignLab. She holds a Master of Arts in Classical & Ancient Near Eastern Studies, a Master of Arts Archaeology, and a Master of Theological Studies in Old Testament. While a student, she taught courses in English, Classics, Religious Studies, Jewish Studies, Hebrew Bible, and Literature in Translation at UW-Madison, and prior to working in DesignLab she held a student lead position in College Library’s Computer and Media Center for four and a half years. She currently serves on the steering committee for the UW-Madison IT Professionals Conference and the UW-Madison Undergraduate Symposium and has provided workshops and guest lectures for various departments/divisions, organizations, and communities of practice across campus. She has always had a passion for video/audio production and graphic design and has recently been researching digital literacy and user experience.