Tim McNeil is a Professor of Design at the University of California Davis and Director of the UC Davis Design Museum where his research focuses on exhibition design in relation to the curatorial process and explores the exhibition medium as a creative space for the effective communication of objects and narratives. Tim is also principal with Muniz/McNeil, a multidisciplinary design and research practice in Los Angeles. Recent projects include “Home Lands: How Women Made the West” at the Autry National Center and augmented learning environments for the Huntington Library and Gardens. Tim has been recognized for design excellence by the Society for Environmental Graphic Design, the University and College Designers Association, the American Alliance of Museums and the International Museum Design and Communication Association. Tim was previously a senior designer at the J. Paul Getty Museum. He holds an M.F.A. in exhibition design from University of Arts, London.