Lisa Mercer

Assistant Professor of Graphic Design

Lisa Mercer is an Assistant Professor of Design in the School of Art + Design. She received her BFA in Visual Communications and Design from Purdue University in 2000 and her MFA in Design Research from the University of North Texas in 2015.

She is the founder of Operation Compass, a 501(c)3 established in May of 2014, to continue the work she developed while enrolled in the MFA program in Design Research at the University of North Texas (UNT). Her Master’s thesis was titled, Riding Shotgun in the Fight Against Human Trafficking. Her research has been focused on using design research methods as a way of developing and executing social innovations to impact change.

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