Victoria Gerson is a queer designer and researcher from Miami, FL. She has Brasilian heritage and comes from a long line of teachers who inspired her to become an educator. She is currently based in Gainesville, FL and teaches undergraduate and graduate graphic design courses at the University of Florida. Previously, she was a Scholar-in-Residence at the University of Houston. Victoria has developed classes on design activism and seminars on topics relating to design ethics, social responsibility, and identity + positionality. She also teaches courses such as Visual Systems in Design, Technologies and Processes, Visualization and Creativity, Design Practice, Typography, and more.
Victoria received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from the University of Florida, and a Master in Graphic Design from North Carolina State University. In her graduate work, she explored emerging technologies as an educational tool to talk about social issues such as climate change. She uses collage as a medium for responding to socio-political issues within the classroom and as a personal practice. Her work and research explores localized techniques, traditions, and cultural heritage. 
Check out her CV.

Contact me at vgerson@ufl.edu