Department of Interior Design

PhD Students

Elizabeth Calienes

  • MID Interior Design, University of Florida
  • BS Communications, Advertising and Graphic Design, University of Miami


Research Interests/Specializations: Millennial Generation and Retail Design;  Retail Marketing; Film Production Design; Experiential Design;  Graphic Design; Branding


Adrian Del Monte

  • MA, Vocational Education, Cebu Technological University Philippines
  • BFA, Interior Design, University of San Carlos Philippines


Research Interests/Specializations:  Sustainable Interior Built Environment, Vernacular Design; Residential, Commercial & Hospitality Interiors


Lesa Lorusso

  • MS, Architecture, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • MBA, Simmons College
  • BS, Interior Design, Wentworth Institute of Technology


Research Interests/Specializations:  Gerontology, Multi-sensory Environments


Beth McGee

  • MS Interior Architecture, University of North Carolina
  • BA Fine Arts in Interior Design, Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University
  • AA Art, Muskegon Community College


Research Interests/Specializations: Biophilia; Restorative environments;  Workplace;  Healthcare & Participatory Design


Soheyla Mohammadigorji

  • MS, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • MS, Amir Kabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic)
  • BA, University Tehran


Research Interests/Specializations: Healthcare Design, Emergency department Design, Free Standing ED, Looking at Patient Flow


Liu Chunyao


Tiffany Lang


Rouaa Atyah


Min Young Kim


Jae Hwa Lee