Western Assistant Professor Alex Egner has a short essay and a collection of images featured in the new AIGA Design Educators Community journal, Dialectic. In addition, one of his illustrations is used on the journal’s cover. Egner is in his first year as a member of the Western Washington University Design faculty after spending seven years at the University of North Texas where he was an Associate Professor. He holds a MFA in Visual Communication from Virginia Commonwealth University. A partial list of design organizations and publications recognizing his work include: AIGA, Communication Arts, Graphis, and Print magazine. More of Egner’s work can be viewed on his website.