Aoife Mooney is an Irish typo/graphic designer, and an Associate Professor at Kent State University in Ohio, USA. She holds a Masters in Typeface Design from the University of Reading, and a Bachelors in Visual Communication from Dublin Institute of Technology. Alongside teaching, she is a practicing typeface designer and typographer. She is also a member of the International Society of Typographic Designers and is a regional coordinator for the North America Annual Student Assessment Scheme. She regularly presents on her research internationally at type-focused conferences.