David Raizman

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David Raisman
UBRN Center, 4A10D
Phone: 215-895-1622
Fax: 215-895-4917

David Raizman received his Ph.D in art history at the University of Pittsburgh in 1980 and is an art and design historian in Drexel University’s Westphal College of Media Arts & Design. He is the author of History of Modern Design, first published in 2004 with an expanded second edition in 2010, based upon his own extensive and ongoing teaching experience and almost thirty years of active teaching and scholarship in art and design history. History of Modern Design is currently used as a text at more than 100 colleges and universities worldwide. Professor Raizman co-edited the book Objects, Audiences, and Literature: Alternative Narratives in the History of Design published by Cambridge Scholars Press in England in 2007, and serves on the editorial board of the journal Design and Culture. He has been a fellow at the Wolfonsian-FIU Museum and Library, and has lectured and published extensively in the field. Recent research in the history of 19th-century World’s Fairs has been presented during the past two years at the College Art Association (New York) and Comité International d’Histoire de l’Art (Nuremberg) conferences, and was recently published in the journal West 86th Street (vol. 20, no. 1). He teaches classes in the history of design and graphic design, as well as in general art history, and was the 2011 recipient of the University’s Harold M. Myers Distinguished Service Award.

Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh;M.A., University of Pittsburgh;B.A., University of Pittsburgh