Julie Irish

Julie Irish PhD

Associate Professor, Interior Design
Director of Undergraduate Education, Interior Design

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(515) 294-8978

Campus Office: 578 Design

Mailing Address
Interior Design Department
158 College of Design
Ames, IA, 50011


MSc in Inclusive Environments: Design & Management (Merit) ()Reading University, Whiteknights, Reading, Berkshire, UK --2006

PhD in Design, Interior Design Track: Evidence-Based Design Emphasis ()College of Design, University of Minnesota, St.Paul, MN --2017


Research Interests

Design of the environment for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Housing for young adults with ASD and other Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Evidence-based Design

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning