Interior Design College of Design

Full-Time Faculty

The interior design faculty’s commitment to education is evidenced by the breadth and depth of interests each provides through our instruction of our students. In this manner, research and inquiry provide the foundation for our students’ education as the knowledge of our scholarship is infused into the curriculum, thereby supporting both the design and academic communities. As a unified community of professionals, our faculty are national leaders in interior design education, instilling a passion of lifelong learning in our students. We develop globally competent interior design practitioners and scholars.

 

ABIMBOLA ASOJO, Ph.D., AIA, IDEC, LEED AP
Professor and Program Director
office:  488 McNeal Hall
phone: 612-624-3271
e-mail: aasojo@umn.edu

 

Scholarly Interests: Cross-cultural design, architectural lighting design, African architecture, computing and design, globalization and design, sustainability and post-occupancy evaluation.

 

TASOULLA HADJIYANNI, Ph.D.
Professor

office:  491 McNeal Hall
phone:  612-626-1245 
e-mail: thadjiya@umn.edu

 

Scholarly Interests: Residential environments, cultural aspects of space, identity, globalization, surveillance, human trafficking.

 

MEGHAN HENDRICKSON, BS 

Teaching Specialist

office: 486 McNeal Hall

phone: 612-624-1257

e-mail: hendr978@umn.edu

 

Scholarly Interests: Feedback and assessment in interior design studio

 

CAREN MARTIN, Ph.D., CID, FASID, IDEC, IIDA
Associate Professor

Principal, InformeDesign®   
e-mail: cmartin@ umn.edu

 

Scholarly Interests: Evidence-based design, professionalization of interior design and legal recognition of the profession, the interior design profession's body of knowledge, and learning environments for children with autism.

 

STEPHANIE  ZOLLINGER, Ed.D.
Professor
office: 485 McNeal Hall  
phone:  612-624-3205     
e-mail:  szolling@umn.edu

 

Scholarly Interests: Issues related to design education and the design legacy of Jack Lenor Larsen

 

 

 

 

 

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Contact Information

College of Design

Saint Paul Offices

32 McNeal Hall, 1985 Buford Ave, St. Paul, MN 55108

P: 612-626-9068 | F: 612-625-1922

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Minneapolis Offices

101 Rapson Hall, 89 Church St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-626-9068 | F: 612-625-7525

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