Interior Architecture Faculty

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Catherine Anderson

Catherine Anderson has worked at several architecture & interior design firms during her career and now dedicates her time to educating students on understanding architectural concepts. In 2013, Professor Anderson participated with some of the Interior Architecture Program's students in the United States Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon. Read More  


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Diana Araoz-Fraser

Diana is a Vice-President/Sr Interior Designer at HKS Inc. She is a passionate designer with 15 years of experience.
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Ted Bazydlo

Tadeusz Bazydlo is a designer who has worked across the architecture industry from architectural lighting design to multi-family housing, international high-rise towers, master planning, and architecture installations.
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Douglas Crawford

Douglas Crawford, AIA is an award winning architect whose professional work is focused on projects that are regionally relevant and site specific, while his academic interests relate to the intersection of digital methods within design pedagogy. Read More  


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Alex Donahue

Alex Donahue is passionate about Architectural, Urban and Product design. He has practiced architecture at several internationally recognized design firms in both New York City and Washington, D.C. His research work centers on equity in architectural and urban spaces through post-occupancy analysis and field research.
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Christina Filipescu

Christina’s extensive international education and varied experience in architecture, urban and landscape design, interior design and fine arts leads to a distinctive focus on enriching designs with qualities influenced by the interwoven disciplines. Read More  


Karen Gioconda

Karen Gioconda

Karen Gioconda is a Certified Interior Designer and LEED AP ID+C with over a decade of experience as an interior designer, project manager, strategic planner, and researcher.
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Scott Jones

Scott Jones is an Assistant Professor of Interior Architecture, and an active professional industrial designer with a focus on furniture, lighting, product and interior design. Scott combines playful curiosity with a research-driven, human-centered approach to inform his designs.
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Liz Meitner

Liz Meitner

Liz Meitner is the Program Administrator for the Interior Architecture Program. Following an extensive and successful career on Capitol Hill and in non-profit advocacy, over the past decade Liz has dedicated her time to immersing her passion for architecture and design in extensive travel and educational opportunities.
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Melina Misri

Melina graduated from the Masters of Architecture program at the University of Oregon in Portland and from the Bachelor of Science in Architecture program at the University of Maryland in College Park.
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Erin Speck

Professor Speck's areas of expertise include AutoCAD, Revit, research methods, lighting, preservation, and building technology. She teaches courses on computer technologies, lighting, construction methods and materials, while going beyond the classroom to expose students to many real-world experiences and resources.
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Stephanie Travis

Stephanie Travis is the Program Head of Interior Architecture. She received her Master of Architecture with distinction and Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
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Nadia Volchansky

Nadia Volchansky

Nadia Volchansky is a creative leader with experience in pedagogy, strategy and activism. She is a published researcher, an established designer, and a strategic problem solver, and is recognized for her resiliency, a high level of commitment and a drive for innovation.
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Sarah W. Wingo

Sarah W. Wingo

Sarah W. Wingo is a licensed architect and trained interior designer with a dual degree in architecture and interior architecture from Auburn University. Read More