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 Tselentis, Jason   Name:  Jason Tselentis 
Title:  Associate Professor of Design 
Education:
M.F.A., Visual Communication Design, University of Washington
B.F.A., Studio Art, University of Nebraska
Office:  342 McLaurin Hall  
Phone:  803-323-4565 
E-mail:  tselentisj@winthrop.edu  
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Area(s):
Visual Literacy and Semiotics, Typography, Design Foundations, Information Design, Interactive Experience, Multimedia Design, Pervasive Computing, Design History and Theory, Research Methods, Branding and Corporate Communication

Associate Professor Jason Tselentis teaches typography and visual communication design in Winthrop's Department of Design. He has volunteered as Development Director for the Charlotte AIGA, and has served on their Advisory Board. His writings about design and visual culture have appeared in Arcade, Eye, mental_floss, Open Manifesto, and How magazines. His book "Type, Form & Function" covers typography fundamentals for the novice to advanced designer. "Typography Referenced", co-authored with leading educators and professionals from around the world, covers nearly every aspect of typography and lettering including history and contemporary usage. And "The Graphic Designer's Electronic-Media Manual" demonstrates the principles and practices necessary for producing design for the web.