Department of Interior Design

Welcome: Professor Okken

We welcome our newest faculty member, Genesis Okken.  Professor Okken comes to us from The Kessler Collection.  While a student, Genesis interned with Walt Disney Engineering and Sarah Cain Design.  Genesis believes in, working to ‘…promote meaningful and appropriate design solutions that spark the imagination through design thinking and collaboration.

I believe ‘problem-finding’ and collaboration are critical to the creative process an hope to instill that belief in others.

Please visit DCP’s Faculty Profile on Professor Okken.

Welcome: Professor Okken



Position Title:  Lecturer

Department:  Interior Design

Committee Members:

  • Associate Chair, Candy Carmel-Gilfilen, Chair
  • Dr. Sheila Bosch
  • Dr. Erin Cunningham

Locations of Meetings:  

Search Committee Meetings:

  • Saturday, October 28, 2017      2 pm    Architecture, room 334
  • Wednesday, November 8, 2018     1:30 pm     Architecture, room 334


Candidate Presentations:

  • Natasha Ellis           November 3rd, 2017  
    • Design, Construction & Planning Conference Room (Room 331)     11:15 – 12 noon


  • Genesis Okken       November 6th, 2017  
    •  Building and Construction (Room 303)                                    11:15 – 12 noon


Contact:  Michelle Matckie