Marty Maxwell Lane (she/her) is a graphic design educator, administrator, and researcher. She is an Associate Professor of Graphic Design in the School of Art at the University of Arkansas, where she also serves as Director of the School. Her book, co-authored with Rebecca Tegtmeyer, Collaboration in Design Education, was published in 2020. As a long time AIGA member, Marty has served on numerous boards, including the Director of Education for the Kansas City chapter, Co-Chair of the national AIGA Design Educators Steering Committee, the AIGA National Board, and is currently an advisor for the Northwest Arkansas Chapter. As a mother, Marty aims to be a mentor and supporter for other new moms navigating academia. Marty is passionate about community building and improving access to opportunities in Arkansas and is proud to serve on the Board of Directors of Thrive in Helena, Arkansas.