Sana Khan Hussaini
Sana Khan Hussaini is an Assistant Professor of Visual Communication Design in the School of Design. She received her MFA in Visual Design with a concentration in Gender Studies from the University of Notre Dame. Her design experience has developed in tandem with pursuits in an advertising agency. As an Associate Creative Director at Ogilvy, she received a strong foundation in utilizing design thinking techniques to generate creative and culturally relevant design solutions. Her learnings in the advertising industry drive her design research and motivate her to pursue projects that give under-represented users and communities a voice.
Before joining SFSU, Sana was a Visiting Teaching Assistant Professor and a BFA Coordinator at the University of Notre Dame. She taught Fundamentals of Visual Communication Design, Digital Media Design, Motion Design, Interaction Design, BFA Thesis Seminar, and Adobe Software Labs.
Sana is also a recipient of Notre Dame's Liu Institute for Asian Studies Research Grant and Snite Museum's Director's Award for Excellence in the Visual Arts. Sana continues to pursue design for social good through her classroom and ongoing Design projects.