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Gokhan Ersan

Associate Professor

Department of Art and Design


Gökhan Ersan is a design practitioner, educator, and historian located in New York State. He holds a PhD in art and design history from UIC, Chicago. Ersan’s academic and creative work explores relationships between technology and design in shaping material culture. His artists’ books are in the special collections of the Getty Institute, MET, MoMA, Ryerson, Newberry Library, and more. He is engaged in grant-funded collaborations to develop information design that bridges humanities natural sciences, and engineering research. He joined SUNY Binghamton as assistant professor in 2015 after fourteen years of teaching at the SAIC, Chicago.


  • BS, Middle East Technical University
  • MFA, Bilkent University
  • MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago

Research Interests

  • Visual Communication of Science

Research Profile

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