Alexander Heilner, associate dean for design and media, joined MICA's photography faculty in 2003 after teaching photography and video production at New York University and the School of Visual Arts in New York. His leadership at MICA has included serving twice as the interim director of the M.A. in Digital Arts program. Heilner's photography, electronic art, video and installation projects have been exhibited and screened internationally. Heilner holds a M.F.A. from the School of Visual Arts, N.Y., and a B.A. from Princeton University, N.J.