Design, Housing & Apparel College of Design
Design, Housing, and Apparel

Faculty Profile: Tasoulla Hadjiyanni

Tasoulla Hadjiyanni, Ph.D.

Specialties & Expertise

  • Architecture
  • Interior design
  • Housing
  • Design pedagogy
  • Cultural aspects of space
  • Immigration
  • Globalization
  • Non-western traditions     

Course Titles (resident and outreach teaching)

  • IDes 3605: Interior Design Studio V
  • IDes 3162: History of Furnishings and Interiors--1750 to present
  • IDes 4165-5165: Design and Globalization

Selected Scholarship

Professional, Institutional, and Community Leadership and Service

  • Interior Design Program Director, 2010–present.
  • Board of the Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA). www.edra.org, 2011-present.
  • Building Ties. Yearly exhibit of culturally sensitive housing designs created by students in DHA 3605 at the Hennepin History Museum, 2003-present.
  • Chair of EDRA’s Residential Environments Network, 2005 - present.
  • Inaugural member of the Women’s Faculty Cabinet, Spring 2006 – Spring 2008.
  • EDRA Paper Reviewer (Environmental Design Research Association), intermittent since 2004.

Awards

  • Imagine Fund - 2010–2013.
  • Institute for Advanced Study – Fellow, Fall 2010.
  • College of Design Outstanding Teaching Award-2009.
  • Children, Youth, and Family Consortium–Fellow, 2009-2010.
  • President’s Faculty Multicultural Research Award, 2009-2010 & 2006-2007.
  • National Science Foundation/Industry University Cooperative Research Centers, Surveillance systems – Societal impacts and design approaches. 2008–2010.
  • National Science Foundation – Engineering, Design issues and optimal camera placement. 2005 – Present (Papanikolopoulos, N. (PI), & Hadjiyanni, T. (Co-PI).
  • Grant-in-Aid - 2006-2007.

 

Associate Professor

 

Department of Design, Housing, and Apparel

491 McNeal Hall

1985 Buford Ave.

St. Paul, MN 55108-6136


612-626-1245
thadjiya@umn.edu