Jean Brennan is an Adjunct Professor in the Graduate MFA Communications Design Department at Pratt Institute with teaching appointments in Technology, Transformation Design, Seminar, Design Research, and Thesis.

Jean sees her role as a facilitator and explores horizontal and cooperative structures within the classroom dynamic.  Her intent is to empower students to discover and embody their own methodologies and to consider the impact of their design as a generative action that lives in the world.


Transformation Design
Design Research
Design Advocacy
Digital Design
Motion Design


Public Project

Class sites

Design For Mindful Interaction
Broadway 1,000 Steps: Academic Partnership with the Mary Miss Studio
Transformation Design
Middle Main Revitalization
Advisee John Olson's Thesis