Douglas E. Darrah, BA, RGD

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Douglas Darrah,


Doug Darrah is an energetic, innovative and passionate teacher who is committed to student engagement. His expertise is in creating rich, engaging and fun activities that enhance student participation and interaction. From dance parties to the I Ching, Doug works with a variety of teaching tools to encourage student involvement.

Doug has been inspiring students at George Brown College and making eyes roll with his dry sense of humour since 2000. In 2011, Doug launched Italianismo, a four-week study-abroad course in Italy. This transformative experience has exposed his students to the wonders of Italian art, history and culture.

Doug continues to work with colleagues and George Brown College staff to make his students' experience one that they will never forget. 

Academic Credentials

Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Art History, University of Guelph, 1985

Areas of Specialization

Art History

History of Graphic Design

Professional Practice

Areas of Expertise

Personal Productivity and Time Management

Analytical Psychology

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Career Highlights

2000-Present – Professor, George Brown College School of Design

1990-2000 – Graphic designer and production manager, Ontario Ministry of Environment and Energy

1989-1990 – Design and production, Royal Ontario Museum