PhD candidate, assistant researcher and teaching associate, Monash University

Jane Connory is a PhD candidate at Monash University, Art, Design and Architecture, working towards a gender inclusive history of Australian graphic design. She was awarded a Masters of Communication Design (Design Management) with Distinction from RMIT in 2016 and has been a practising designer in the advertising, branding and publishing sectors, in both London and Melbourne, since 1997. She has also lectured in and managed communication design programs in both the VET and Higher Education sectors since 2005. Alongside her research exploring the visibility of women in design, she is currently a the National Head of Communications at the Design Institute of Australian, Vice President of the Creative Women’s Circle and an active participant in the Australian Graphic Design Association.


  • –present
    PhD student at MADA (Monash Art, Design & Architecture), Monash University


  • 2016 
    RMIT, Masters of Design (Design Management)