Faculty


Heather Akou

Heather Akou

Co-Area Coordinator, Fashion Design

Associate Professor, Fashion Design

Director, Sage Collection

Professional Interests
Textile design, product development, dress studies

Justin Bailey

Justin Bailey

Assistant Professor, Creative Core

  • jusbaile@indiana.edu

Professional Interests
Furniture and product design, spatial design, digital fabrication, design thinking

Elida Camille Behar

Elida Camille Behar

Lecturer, Apparel Merchandising

Professional Interests
Critical thinking, global merchandising, international study and teaching, retail merchandising (and its use of AI)

Rick Bomberger

Rick Bomberger

Co-Area Coordinator, Apparel Merchandising

Senior Lecturer, Apparel Merchandising

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

Britt Brewer

Britt Brewer

Academic Specialist, Architecture

Community Outreach Coordinator, J. Irwin Miller Architecture Program

  • bribrew@iu.edu

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

Lucas Brown

Lucas Brown

Adjunct Professor, Comprehensive Design

  • brownlua@iu.edu
William Brown

William Brown

Adjunct Professor, Architecture + Comprehensive Design

  • brownwm@indiana.edu
W. Dorian Bybee

W. Dorian Bybee

Lecturer, Interior Design

  • wdbybee@iu.edu

Professional Interests
Spatial design, object design, digital fabrication, the intersection of technology and culture, materiality and tactility

Carissa Carman

Carissa Carman

Area Coordinator, Fibers

Lecturer, Fibers

  • clcarman@indiana.edu
Bo Choi

Bo Choi

Visiting Faculty, Fashion Design

  • bch1@iu.edu

Professional Interests
Fashion design, textile design, fashion history, wearable technology, wearable art, fiber art, sustainable fashion, upcycle

Deb Christiansen

Deb Christiansen

Executive Director of Academics

Senior Lecturer, Fashion Design

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

Elizabeth M. Claffey

Elizabeth M. Claffey

Assistant Professor, Photography

2019-20 Research Fellow at The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction

  • eclaffey@indiana.edu

Professional Interests
Photography, visual culture, women & gender studies, history & politics of motherhood, medical history, family & kinship cultures

Margaret Dolinsky

Margaret Dolinsky

Area Coordinator, Digital Art

Associate Professor, Digital Art

Senior Research Scientist, Pervasive Technology Institute

  • dolinsky@indiana.edu

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

Sarah Edmands Martin

Sarah Edmands Martin

Assistant Professor, Graphic Design

  • martisae@iu.edu

Professional Interests
Multimedia design, animation and moving image, dark fairytale, illustration, and projection mapping

Jenny El-Shamy

Jenny El-Shamy

Area Coordinator, Graphic Design

Senior Lecturer, Graphic Design

Co-Director, ServeDesign Center

  • jelshamy@indiana.edu

Professional Interests
Professional Practice, Design for Social Impact, Non-profit Design, and Service-Learning

Mary Embry

Mary Embry

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Co-Area Coordinator, Apparel Merchandising

Senior Lecturer, Apparel Merchandising

Professional Interests
Sustainability, fair trade, product development, leadership

Molly Evans

Molly Evans

Visiting Faculty, Fibers

  • mollevan@indiana.edu
Lori Frye

Lori Frye

Co-Area Coordinator, Fashion Design

Lecturer, Fashion Design

Professional Interests
Fashion design, fashion history, technical design

Chase Gamblin

Chase Gamblin

Academic Specialist

Ceramics Studio Coordinator

Annex Building Coordinator

  • jcgambli@indiana.edu
Kate Houlne

Kate Houlne

Adjunct Professor, Photography

  • khoulne@iu.edu
Ran Huang

Ran Huang

Assistant Professor, Apparel Merchandising

  • huangran@iu.edu

Professional Interests
Consumer behavior, digital merchandising and retailing, service marketing in digital contexts

Nicole Jacquard

Nicole Jacquard

Area Coordinator, Metalsmithing + Jewelry Design

Associate Professor, Metalsmithing + Jewelry Design

  • njacquar@indiana.edu
Tim Kennedy

Tim Kennedy

Senior Lecturer, Painting

  • tkennedy@indiana.edu
Jeeyea Kim

Jeeyea Kim

Assistant Professor, Architecture

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

Minjeong Kim

Minjeong Kim

Professor, Apparel Merchandising

  • kim2017@indiana.edu

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

Joshua Kosker

Joshua Kosker

Visiting Faculty, Metalsmithing + Jewelry Design

  • jkosker@iu.edu

Professional Interests
Jewelry design, metalsmithing, materiality

Alexander Landerman

Alexander Landerman

Visiting Faculty, Graphic Design

  • alanderm@iu.edu

Professional Interests
Graphic Design, Letterpress, Illustration, Printmaking, Animal Rights

Sharron Lennon

Sharron Lennon

Professor, Apparel Merchandising

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

Glenn Lyon

Glenn Lyon

Adjunct Professor, Apparel Merchandising

  • gslyon@indiana.edu
Martha MacLeish

Martha MacLeish

Director of Creative Core

Area Coordinator, Creative Core

Associate Professor, Creative Core

  • mmacleis@indiana.edu
Ryan Mandell

Ryan Mandell

Academic Specialist

Director, Fabrication Labs

  • rmandell@indiana.edu

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

Eve Mansdorf

Eve Mansdorf

Associate Professor, Painting

  • emansdor@indiana.edu
Daniel Luis Martinez

Daniel Luis Martinez

Assistant Professor, Architecture

  • dalumart@iu.edu

Professional Interests
Architecture, digital design and fabrication, theory and history

Tim Mather

Tim Mather

Associate Professor, Ceramics

  • tmather@indiana.edu
C. Tom Mitchell

C. Tom Mitchell

Associate Professor, Interior Design

Professional Interests
Design methods, process, history, and theory

Osamu James Nakagawa

Osamu James Nakagawa

Area Coordinator, Photography

Ruth N. Halls Distinguished Professor, Photography

Director, Center for Integrative Photographic Studies

  • onakagaw@indiana.edu
Marleen Newman

Marleen Newman

Senior Lecturer, Architecture

Associate Director, J. Irwin Miller Architecture Program

  • marnewma@indiana.edu

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

Dana Olsen

Dana Olsen

Lecturer, Apparel Merchandising

Co-Director, Center for Innovative Merchandising

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

David Ondrik

David Ondrik

Lecturer, Photography

  • daondrik@iu.edu

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

Bryan Orthel

Bryan Orthel

Area Coordinator, Interior Design

Associate Professor, Interior Design

  • bdorthel@indiana.edu

Professional Interests
Interior design and architecture, historic preservation, historical consciousness, cultural landscapes, design history, design thinking and process

Jon Racek

Jon Racek

Area Coordinator, Comprehensive Design

Senior Lecturer, Comprehensive Design

Co-Director, ServeDesign Center

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

Jennifer Riley

Jennifer Riley

Associate Professor, Architecture

  • riley8@iu.edu

Professional Interests
Art, art criticism, contemporary art history and theory of art and architecture, pre-historical forms and art

Etien Santiago

Etien Santiago

Assistant Professor, Architecture

  • etsant@iu.edu

Professional Interests
Architecture, history and theory, innovative materials, history of modern construction

Janis Shaffer

Janis Shaffer

Senior Lecturer, Apparel Merchandising

Co-Director, Center for Innovative Merchandising

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

Jooyoung Shin

Jooyoung Shin

Assistant Professor, Fashion Design

  • shinjooy@iu.edu

Professional Interests
Fashion design, fashion history, dress aesthetics, fashion and culture, fashion exhibitions, design research

Kennon M. Smith

Kennon M. Smith

Associate Professor, Interior Design

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

Malcolm Smith

Malcolm Smith

Area Coordinator, Ceramics

Associate Professor, Ceramics

  • malmsmit@indiana.edu
Andréa Stanislav

Andréa Stanislav

Area Coordinator, Sculpture

Associate Professor, Sculpture

  • anstan@iu.edu

Professional Interests
Multi-media installation, sculpture, public art, film, Russian history

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

Lindsay Taylor Bell

Lindsay Taylor Bell

Adjunct Professor, Interior Design

  • linmtayl@iu.edu

Professional Interests
Interior design, architecture, historic preservation, adaptive reuse

Tracy Templeton

Tracy Templeton

Director of Graduate Studies - Bloomington

Area Coordinator, Printmaking

Associate Professor, Printmaking

  • trtemple@indiana.edu
Tonja Torgerson

Tonja Torgerson

Visiting Faculty, Printmaking

  • ttorgers@iu.edu

Professional Interests
Printmaking, screenprinting

Caleb Weintraub

Caleb Weintraub

Area Coordinator, Painting

Associate Professor, Painting

  • chweintr@indiana.edu
T. Kelly Wilson

T. Kelly Wilson

Director of Graduate Studies - Columbus

Associate Professor, Architecture

Director, J. Irwin Miller Architecture Program

Jiangmei Wu

Jiangmei Wu

Assistant Professor, Interior Design

Professional Interests
Interior design, graphic design, mathematics/engineering of art and design