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Fiona Ross specializes in non-Latin type design and typography. From 1978 to 1989 she worked for Linotype Limited (UK) and was responsible for the design of Linotype’s non-Latin fonts and typesetting schemes. Since 1989 she has worked as a consultant, type designer and visiting lecturer, and in 2003 joined the Department of Typography & Graphic Communication at the University of Reading, teaching non-Latin typeface design on the MA in Typeface Design programme, and academic writing skills for all postgraduates in the Department.
Fiona Ross holds a BA in German, a PgDip in Sanskrit and Pali, and a PhD in Indian Palaeography from SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies: University of London). She is a member of the ATypI (Association Typographique International) and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.