Professor Karen Cheng received her Master’s Degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Design, Art, Architecture and Planning. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Washington in 1997, she worked in Brand Management at the Procter &
Gamble Company and studied Chemical Engineering at Penn State University (Honors BS, 1991). Her work has been published by
Communication Arts, the American Center for Design, Critique, the Society for Publication Designers, and the SEGD. Her book,
Designing Type, was published by Yale University Press in 2006. She is currently Chair of the UW Division of Design.