Sarah Edmands Martin is an assistant professor of Visual Communication Design at the University of Notre Dame and the cover designer for this special issue of Design Issues, vol. 39, no. 4 (Autumn 2023). Her work critiques and reimagines the ways social and civic systems distribute and exercise power within contemporary, mediated spaces. She is a 2024 Fulbright Scholar, a 2023 Design Writing Fellow at Chicago's Writing Space, a 2021–22 Research Fellow at the Institute for Digital Arts + Humanities, a 2020 Design Incubation Fellow, and a 2019–21 Faculty Affiliate with the Center for Rural Engagement at Indiana University.