Executive Dean of Parsons School of Design
Dr. Rachel Schreiber joined The New School as Executive Dean of Parsons School of Design in July, 2019, following more than 22 years in senior leadership and faculty roles at the San Francisco Art Institute, California College of the Arts, Maryland Institute
College of Art, and other institutions. Most recently, Rachel served as Provost and Senior Vice President, and as Interim President, at SFAI. An American gender historian, artist, and designer, Rachel has taught design, studio arts, and interdisciplinary
humanities at all levels – from first year through graduate studies. She holds a PhD in History from Johns Hopkins University, an MFA in Art and Critical Writing from California Institute of the Arts, and a BFA in Graphic Design from Rhode
Island School of Design. Her visual works have been screened and exhibited internationally, and she has published two books with academic presses, numerous peer reviewed articles, and other writing. Most recently, her article “A Women’s War
Against War: The Socialist Feminism of Four Lights: An Adventure in Internationalism” was published in November 2018 in the journal Radical Americas; and “‘Breed!’: The Graphic Satire of the Birth
Control Review” is forthcoming in the book Art, Politics, and the Pamphleteer.