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Department of Interior Design / Graduate / University Teaching and Professional Practice Positions

University Teaching and Professional Practice Positions

Our graduates are thriving in design firms, in entrepreneurial firms of their own making and other positions within the profession, and also are making a difference in college and university interior design education across the nation and world. Below is a small sampling of where they are.

FSU Graduates in University Teaching

FSU has graduates teaching across the nation in major colleges and universities. These include:

Shannan Atkinson - Ai (Art Institute) of Jacksonville 
Claudia Blackwell - Ai (Art Institute) of Jacksonville 
Phil Bulone - International Academy of Design and Technology, Tampa 
Sarah Chaney-Soto - OM Workspace, Chicago 
Lindsay Clark - Auburn University 
Tommy Crane -Valdosta State University
Michelle Davis - American Intercontinental University, Atlanta
Michael Dudek - Kansas State University 
Brad Ertzberger - Florida State University
Kenan Fishburne - Florida State University
Jean Freeman - Marymount University
Sabrina Frey - Queens University, Charlotte
Dave Harrison - Boston Architectural College 
Joellen Kerr - University of Charleston 
Cheryl Knodel - Seminole State College 
Hannah Mendoza - University of North Carolina-Greensboro 
Tessa Newbill Menotte - Florida State College at Jacksonville
Rachelle McClure- Endicott College
Karen Myers - Florida State University 
Jill Pable - Florida State University
Emily Phares - Florida State University
Mandy Pickett - Mississippi College 
Grant Preisser - Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta 
Chris Priest - The Art Institutes International, Minnesota
Tony Purvis - Florida State University
Michele O'Brien Rose - Santa Monica College
Stephanie Sickler - University of Alabama 
Elizabeth Smallwood - Seminole State College 
Tom Szumlic - Art Institute of Tampa 
John Turpin – High Point University (Dean)
Rene Walsh - Radford University
Lisa Waxman - Florida State University 
Ann Whiteside-Dickson - University of Kentucky 
Brad Whitney - Virginia Tech

FSU graduates in Professional Practice

Graduates with MS and MFA degrees are employed as interior designers across the country. A sampling of these firms include:

Fisher Marantz Stone, NYC
Wimberly, Allison, Tong & Goo, Orlando
WATG, Seattle
OKW Architects, Chicago
STG Design, Inc., Austin
Stan Topol & Associates, Atlanta
National Archives, Washington D.C.
Gensler, Atlanta, Houston
HOK, Atlanta
Perkins+Will, Charlotte
VeenendaalCave, Atlanta
Shelton Tayler & Associates, Atlanta
Heitz-Parsons-Sadek, West Palm Beach
Statoil, Norway