Lorraine Justice currently serves as Dean of the College of Imaging Arts and Sciences at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). The College has 140 professors and 2,000 students in the disciplines of Art, Animation, Graphic Design, Digital Media, Film, Interior Design, Industrial/Product Design, Illustration, Photography, Print, and more.
She is a Fellow of the Industrial Design Society of America (IDSA) and was named one of the top 40 designers to watch by I.D. magazine.
Justice is the author of the new book China’s Design Revolution (2012, The MIT Press), which was written for a Western audience to understand issues such as creativity and innovation in Mainland China. She presents and consults on strategies for approaching the markets of Mainland China.
Prior to joining RIT, Lorraine Justice was Director of the School of Design at Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) for seven years, taking that school to the top thirty in the world within four years. She secured a U. S. $35 million dollar grant, with a team from PolyU, from the Hong Kong Jockey Club to help build the Innovation Tower by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Zaha Hadid.
Justice presents nationally and internationally and has consulted for some of the top firms in the country. She is currently in the process of opening two centers in China for design, research, and marketing.