Elizabeth Elsas Mandel

Elizabeth Elsas Mandel

Elizabeth Elsas Mandel

  • B.A., Harvard University
  • M.F.A., Yale University
First year at SCAD:

"My grandmother, who was a much-loved and well-respected public high school teacher."


"Becoming a professor and building an award-winning design firm."

Awards, recognition and honors

SEED Award, Print Magazine Regional Design Annual, AIGA Fifty Books/Fifty Covers, American Association of University Presses Design Award



Publications and presentations

Trace: AIGA Journal of Design, Financial Times, Martha Stewart Weddings, Brides magazine

Previous Positions

Professor, Georgia State, Parsons School of Design, SUNY Purchase; more than 15 years as a graphic designer with clients such as the Museum of Modern Art, Woodruff Arts Center, Soho Press and University of Minnesota Press

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Courses Taught

  • GRDS 229 History of Graphic Design
  • GRDS 353 Typography II
  • GRDS 400 Graphic Design Studio II
  • GRDS 758 Publication Design
  • GRDS 759 Print Studio II