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West Bank/Gaza


Major Positions

Senior Lecturer in Communication Design, Brunel University London.
Founder of Kalimat Magazine.
Founding Member of the Decolonising Design platform.
Researcher at the Design Against Crime Research Centre, at Central Saint Martins.
Member of the Advisory Board of Nuqat.

Major Accomplishments

Dr. Danah Abdulla is a Palestinian-Canadian designer, educator and researcher. She is currently a Senior Lecturer in Communication Design at Brunel University London. Previously, she was a Lecturer on Design Management and Cultures at the London College of Communication, University of the Arts.
Abdulla holds a Ph.D. in Design from Goldsmiths, University of London (2018). In 2010, she founded Kalimat Magazine, an independent, non-profit magazine about Arab thought and culture. Abdulla is also a founding member of the Decolonising Design platform, a Research Associate at the Design Against Crime Research Centre at Central Saint Martins, and she is on the advisory board for Nuqat, a yearly creative conference based in Kuwait.

Last modified: 01/08/2019

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