Aaris Sherin is a design educator, researcher, and writer. She is a professor of graphic design at St. John’s University in Queens, New York and is the Director of Fellowships at Design Incubation. 

Sherin is the author of a number of books including her most recent publications Sustainable Thinking: Ethical Approaches to Design and Design Management and Elaine Lustig Cohen: Modernism Reimagined. Her writing has been featured in publications such as PRINT magazine, STEP Inside Design, Form, Leonardo, and Design and Culture. In her research, Sherin addresses complex issues including sustainability, creative thinking, and innovative problem solving methodologies that can occur across media and disciplines. She currently holds a position on the board of AIGA New York where she advocates for education-related issues.