School of the Arts Faculty

Lisa Diercks

Professor and Chair (1996)

B.A. Tufts University
M.S. Boston University

Lisa Diercks

Lisa Diercks has taught book design and production, magazine design and production, and design software courses at Emerson since 1996. She also acts as design advisor for the department's student publications.

Ms. Diercks is a publishing industry veteran and continues to be active in her field, working primarily in book design. She began her career at Houghton Mifflin/Trade and later established her own design studio. Her publishing clients have included The Atlantic Monthly; Beacon Press; Boston Review magazine; Candlewick Press; Carnegie Museum of Art; Charlesbridge; Da Capo; HarperCollins; Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; Little, Brown; the Museum of Fine Arts; Ten Speed Press; and W.W. Norton. 

Areas of Professional Expertise: Graphic Design, Print Design, Typography


Office: Ansin 1210

Phone: 8230


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