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  • The faculty at Parsons Paris represent the international academic, art, design, and business worlds. By bringing together academic leaders and working professionals, we offer an interdisciplinary and hands-on education that is as boundary-breaking as it is engaging and practical.

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      Morna Laing, Assistant Professor, MA Fashion Studies

      Laing is adept at interpreting fashion media, having completed a doctorate in cultural studies and previously taught theory to textile design students. It’s an especially important skill today as apparel brands employ visuals and text to engage with fraught issues like identity politics and ethical consumption. “People are surrounded by fashion media online and out on the street,” she says, “and you wonder if they’re asking critical questions about what’s being presented. What political assumptions — about identity, gender, sustainability — are embedded in the images? In the classroom, we unpick these assumptions and the politics behind them.”

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      Emmanuel Cohen, First Year Coordinator; Faculty, Art and Design History and Theory

      Emmanuel Cohen’s diverse background — which ranges from acting and theater studies to performance and photography — informs his pedagogy in the classroom. No matter what the course subject, he asks students to look beyond the constraints of their fields and think critically about the act of creation itself — an exercise essential to anyone seeking to make work with social or cultural impact.

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      Francesca Bonesio, First Year Coordinator; Faculty, BFA Art, Media, and Technology

      A First Year Coordinator and Art, Media, and Technology faculty member, Francesca Bonesio likes to emphasize the ability to adapt in her classroom. No matter what industry or discipline students go on to pursue, if they can’t keep up with rapidly evolving industries and technologies, they can’t thrive as creative leaders. “What’s really fantastic about this current moment is that it’s very challenging because we need to adapt all the time,” says Bonesio. “At the same time, it's very inspiring.”

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