Eileen Medinger, Ph.D. is the Instructional Art Coordinator for the Online Education unit of the UNLV Division of Educational Outreach. She comes to Educational Outreach from Empire State College in NYC, a unique college in the SUNY system because of its distributed learning structure. She has a B.F.A from the University of the Arts, Philadelphia, an M.F.A. from Concordia University, Montreal, and a Ph.D. in Instructional Design from Capella University. Her research interests include faculty perceptions of online education and the design of rich media for learning objects. She has had a professional career as a graphic designer and illustrator and has taught graphic and digital media design in traditional and online settings.
Eileen is most proud of her son, Christopher, who teaches in south central L.A. and her daughter, Jill, a free-lance writer and video editor in N.Y.C.