UF College of Design, Construction & Planning

Jason Meneely

Associate Professor
Department of Interior Design
Phone Number: 352 294-1436

Master of Science, Interior Design, University of Kentucky, Lexington
Bachelor of Science, Interior Design, Radford University, Virginia


IND 1020 Design Innovation
IND 2313 Interior Design Communication Systems
IND 2460C Computer Applications in Three Dimensional Design
IND 3216 Architectural Interiors II
IND 4450C Advanced Interior Design Detailing
IND 4930 Issues in Creativity

Biographical Information:


  • Interior Design Educators Council
  • National Speleological Society

Professor Meneely is an associate professor in the Department of Interior Design at the University of Florida. He joined the department in 2006 from Cornell University where he worked as a researcher in the department of Design and Environmental Analysis. Meneely’s work explores strategies for enhancing creativity in individuals, teams, and organizations by investigating the collision of cognitive, social, and environmental factors. He also explores the use of technology and physical space to support active learning and is responsible for the design of numerous technology-infused collaborative learning environments on UF’s campus. In 2012 Meneely received a national Innovation in Education Award from the Council of Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) for developing innovative approaches that blend technology with free-hand drawing, real-time critique, and collaborative teamwork. His research has been published in the Creativity Research Journal and the Journal of Interior Design. He also serves as a reviewer for the Journals of Interior Design and The Journal of Learning Spaces.


  • Design strategies for enhancing creative performance in individuals, teams, and organizations.
  • Using technology to support creative problem solving
  • Design thinking and pedagogy

Teaching Focus

  • Freehand and Digital Design Communication Methods
  • Studio Design
  • Interior Detailing
  • Seminar in Creativity