Faculty


Heather Akou

Heather Akou

Associate Professor

Director, Sage Collection

Professional Interests
Textile design, product development, dress studies

Justin Bailey

Justin Bailey

Assistant Professor

  • jusbaile@indiana.edu

Professional Interests
Furniture and Product Design, Spatial Design, Digital Fabrication, Design Thinking

Rick Bomberger

Rick Bomberger

Senior Lecturer

Professional Interests
Entrepreneurship, product development, internships (domestic and international)

Paul Brown

Paul Brown

Area Coordinator, Graphic Design

Associate Professor

  • ptbrown@indiana.edu
Deb Christiansen

Deb Christiansen

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Area Coordinator, Fashion Design

Senior Lecturer

Professional Interests
Fashion design studios, fashion history/theory, study abroad, experiential learning

Margaret Dolinsky

Margaret Dolinsky

Area Coordinator, Digital Art (Spring 17-18)

Associate Professor

Senior Research Scientist, Pervasive Technology Institute

  • dolinsky@indiana.edu

Professional Interests
Virtual reality, interactive arts, cognitive science, biology, information visualization

Jenny El-Shamy

Jenny El-Shamy

Senior Lecturer

  • jelshamy@indiana.edu

Professional Interests
Professional Practice, Design for Social Impact, Design for Non-Profits, Service-Learning, Civic Engagement

Mary Embry

Mary Embry

Senior Lecturer

Director, Center for Innovative Merchandising

Professional Interests
Sustainability, fair trade, product development, leadership

Molly Evans

Molly Evans

Visiting Assistant Professor

  • mollevan@indiana.edu
Chase Gamblin

Chase Gamblin

Academic Specialist

Ceramics Studio Coordinator

Annex Building Coordinator

  • jcgambli@indiana.edu
Ashley Hasty

Ashley Hasty

Senior Lecturer

Professional Interests
Branding, digital marketing, visual merchandising, fashion history, innovative teaching methods

Erin Ikeler

Erin Ikeler

Visiting Assistant Professor

  • eikeler@indiana.edu
Nicole Jacquard

Nicole Jacquard

Area Coordinator, Metalsmithing + Jewelry Design (Spring 17-18)

Associate Professor

  • njacquar@indiana.edu
Jeeyea Kim

Jeeyea Kim

Lecturer

Professional Interests
Architecture, interior design, product design, design software and manufacturing technology

Minjeong Kim

Minjeong Kim

Area Coordinator, Apparel Merchandising

Associate Professor

Professional Interests
Consumer behavior, visual and digital merchandising, design thinking

Sharron Lennon

Sharron Lennon

Professor

Professional Interests
Consumer behavior, social-psychology of dress, online visual merchandising

Randy Long

Randy Long

Area Coordinator, Metalsmithing + Jewelry Design (Fall 17-18)

Distinguished Professor

  • longr@indiana.edu
Martha MacLeish

Martha MacLeish

Director of Creative Core

Area Coordinator, Creative Core

Associate Professor

  • mmacleis@indiana.edu
Ryan Mandell

Ryan Mandell

Academic Specialist

Digital Fabrication Labs Coordinator

  • rmandell@indiana.edu

Professional Interests
Digital fabrication, architecture, furniture design, product design

Osamu James Nakagawa

Osamu James Nakagawa

Area Coordinator, Photography

Ruth N. Halls Distinguished Professor

Director, Center for Integrative Photographic Studies

  • onakagaw@indiana.edu
Marleen Newman

Marleen Newman

Area Coordinator, Comprehensive Design

Senior Lecturer

Associate Director of IUCA+D

Professional Interests
Architecture, history and theory, sustainability, urban design, historic preservation

Dana Olsen

Dana Olsen

Lecturer

Professional Interests
Buying and planning, experiential learning, alumni and industry engagement

David Ondrik

David Ondrik

Visiting Assistant Professor

  • daondrik@iu.edu

Professional Interests
Chemical darkroom, intersection of alternative & digital photography processes.

Jon Racek

Jon Racek

Senior Lecturer

Professional Interests
Architecture, social impact design​, augmented and virtual reality, digital fabrication, design thinking

Rowland Ricketts

Rowland Ricketts

Area Coordinator, Textiles

Associate Professor

  • rickettr@indiana.edu
Kate Rowold

Kate Rowold

Associate Dean

Professor

Professional Interests
Fashion history, museum curation and display, couture fashion

Janis Shaffer

Janis Shaffer

Senior Lecturer

Professional Interests
Merchandising finance, retail management, internships, industry and alumni engagement

Kennon M. Smith

Kennon M. Smith

Area Coordinator, Interior Design

Associate Professor

Professional Interests
History of design, interiors, and architecture; design education; comparative design

Malcolm Smith

Malcolm Smith

Area Coordinator, Ceramics

Associate Professor

  • malmsmit@indiana.edu
Betsy Stirratt

Betsy Stirratt

Academic Specialist

Director, Grunwald Gallery of Art

  • stirrat@indiana.edu

Professional Interests
Contemporary Art, Painting, Photography, Curating, Collections, History of Collecting, Art and Science, Natural History

Tracy Templeton

Tracy Templeton

Director of Graduate Studies - Bloomington

Area Coordinator, Printmaking

Associate Professor

  • trtemple@indiana.edu
Caleb Weintraub

Caleb Weintraub

Area Coordinator, Painting

Associate Professor

  • chweintr@indiana.edu
Jiangmei Wu

Jiangmei Wu

Assistant Professor

Professional Interests
Interior Design, Graphic Design, mathematics/engineering of art and design