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  • Joseph McPartlin

    Part-time Lecturer

    Email
    mcpaj255@newschool.edu

    Office Location
    A - Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall - 66 West 12th Street

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    Joseph McPartlin

    Profile

    Originally from suburban Detroit, Joseph studied Fashion Design at Michigan State University. After moving to Los Angeles, he began working in fashion production as a production coordinator and manager. Eager to pursue other interests he began the History of Design and Curatorial Studies Master’s program through Parsons and The Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum where he studied his passions; design, film, popular culture, and everything in-between. After passing his exams with distinction he won the Outstanding Student Award for the Class of 2018. He immediately began teaching in Parsons' Art, Design, History and Theory Department. He continues to teach at Parsons while working in fashion production and guest lecturing at New York School of Interior Design.


    Degrees Held

    BA Fashion Design MIchigan State Univerity

    MA History of Design and Curatorial Studies Parsons School of Design 

     


    Research Interests

    Popular Culture, Design History and Theory, Visual Culture, Material Culture, Film and Television Studies, Media Theory. 


    Awards And Honors

    Outstanding Student Award- History of Deisgn and Curatorial Studies Class of 2018


    Current Courses

    History of Des: 1850-Pres Rec

    History of Des: 1850-Pres Rec (Spring 2020)

    Integrative Seminar 2 (Spring 2020)

    IS: Study Abroad (Spring 2020)

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