Brandin Barón-Nusbaum was a Professor of Design at The University of California, Santa Cruz from 2006-18. There, he taught studio design and design history to undergraduates of the Theater Arts Department, and was the Director of Graduate Studies for the M.A. Program in Theater Arts (2015-2018). Additionally, he was an Affiliate Faculty for the ART Department, and an Executive and Affiliated Faculty member of the Digital Arts and New Media (DANM) MFA program.
Prior to UCSC, he was a full-time instructor in the fashion and graphic arts departments for The Art Institute of California, San Francisco, as well as visiting Faculty in fashion history at The Art Academy University (San Francisco).
He has contributed to The Contra Costa Times, SF Gate/The Chronicle, Lancaster Press and The Sacramento Bee and presented papers at The International Federation of Theater Research (IFTR), The Costume Society of America, Theatre and Performance Research Association (TAPRA), the American Society for Theater Research (ASTR) and the Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation/Association Friends of the Galleria Del Costume of Florence.