Tina Korani

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Assistant Professor, New Media; Adobe Education Leader; Co-founder of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication Immersive Storytelling Lab
DBH 102

Office Hours

  • Monday, 1:15-2:15 PM and 5-6 PM
  • Wednesday, 1:15-2:15 PM
  • Thursday, 5-6 PM
  • By Appointment


Tina Korani is an assistant professor of media design at San José State University, co-founder and faculty advisor of the School of Journalism and Mass Communication’s Immersive Storytelling Lab, and Adobe Education Leader.

She conducts research in the areas of educational technology, digital and creative literacies, human-computer interaction, and inclusive design. In her creative practice, she explores innovative uses of technologies to foster learning and her goal is to examine how these innovations can improve, augment, and support the learning experience.

Prior to her position at SJSU, she served as a teaching associate at Louisiana State University and held various user experience design and graphic design positions in the U.S. and Iran.

She earned her terminal degree (M.F.A.) from Louisiana State University and her B.A. in Visual Communication from Art University of Tehran. She is the recipient of multiple awards from the American Advertising Federation, including a National ADDY Award, and a Gold District 7 ADDY Award in 2017.

As a speaker and educator, she has presented her work at numerous academic and professional conferences. 

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