Martha Jane Ladly

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    Martha Ladly is a Professor of Design, teaching in the Digital Futures Graduate and Undergraduate Programs at Ontario College of Art & Design University (OCADU), Toronto, Canada, as well as the Inter- disciplinary Master’s Program. Dr. Ladly specializes in teaching and practice-based research in design, art, media, and technology. She is the former Associate Dean, Graduate Studies, at OCADU. Dr. Ladly is a senior researcher with the Mobile Experience Lab and a Network Investigator with the Graphics, Animation, New Media National Centre of Excellence. Dr. Ladly past positions at OCADU include Chair of the Research Ethics Board (2008-2011) and Graduate Program Director of the Interdisciplinary Master’s Program in Art, Media, and Design (2009-2011). In addition, she recently led the development of the Graduate Program in Digital Futures. She was the Director of the Canadian digital arts and culture website HorizonZero ( Dr. Ladly is a Registered Graphic Designer.


    Martha Jane Ladly is a Canadian academic, designer and musician. Ladly also has had a long career as a musician and achieved international fame as part of rock band Martha and the Muffins. She had a solo career in the mid-1980s and then worked in design and education.

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  • Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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