Adjunct Associate Professor
For over 20 years, Shireen has worked as both a Design Professional in the Fashion Industry as well as Community Educator and Advocate. She brings her professional and personal expertise and experience to the classroom, workshops, research and speaking engagements, focusing on themes of Fashion, Narrative, Identity, Culture and Representation.
Shireen holds a B.F.A. in Fashion Design from Moore College of Art and Design and an M.S. Ed. from Bank Street College of Education.
Shireen engages students to make meaningful contextualizing connections across various design processes and work flows, evolving their own aesthetic and design identity based on thoughtful process, reflection, narrative and synthesis.
Shireen’s own professional design background ranges from apparel, beading/embroidery, surface design, menswear, accessories, to digital artist and consultant for such clients as Nautica, Victoria’s Secret, Liz Claiborne and Coach, among many others.
B.F.A., Moore College of Art and Design; M.S., Bank Street College of Education.