Interaction Design Program


Dan Marano

Adjunct Faculty

Master of Science in Information, University of Michigan; Master of Arts, Middlebury College; Bachelor of Arts, University of Pennsylvania


Presently serve as Director of User Experience for Cengage Learning. I have also lead and managed UX research and design groups for our Gale and National Geographic Learning divisions, in previous roles at the company.

Prior to my formal UX training and MSI in Human Computer Interaction and Information Economics, I worked in digital media startups and both curated and directed film and media festivals in Ann Arbor, Michigan and Taos, New Mexico.


User Centered Design
Incentive Design
Behavioral Economics