Cassini Nazir is a designer of conversations, curriculum, and interfaces.
He is a Clinical Associate Professor in New College at the University of North Texas where he teaches classes in design thinking and user experience. Prior to joining UNT, he taught interaction design at The University of Texas at Dallas, where he was founding director of the ATEC Usability Lab, which fostered collaborative research with community partners and offered experiential learning to students.
In spring 2020, he was Designer-in-Residence for the SMU Masters in Design and Innovation (MADI) program.
While at UT Dallas, he was Director of Design for the ArtSciLab, a transdisciplinary research lab helping the arts, science, and technology communities by pursuing initiatives of societal urgency and cultural timeliness.
He holds bachelor’s degrees in English Literature and Economics as well as an MFA in Arts and Technology.