Meaghan Dee is both a practicing graphic designer and an educator. Currently, she serves as Chair for the Graphic Design program at Virginia Tech and as Co-Chair of the AIGA National Design Educators Community. Prior to joining Virginia Tech, Meaghan worked professionally as a designer for the Architecture and Design firm, Marnell Companies, where she regularly worked with architects and designers on large-scale resorts. Her primary design foci are branding, typography, user-experience design, editorial design, and packaging. She regularly collaborates on freelance design projects and grant research. Her work has been awarded nationally and internationally by the American Advertising Federation, the AIGA, Graphic Design U.S.A., Graphis, Hiii Typography, HOW Magazine, Print Magazine, and UCDA.