Christiana Lafazani

Department Chair, MFA Program Director, Associate Professor

Christiana Lafazani is Chair, Associate Professor, and Director of Graduate Studies in the...

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Camden Whitehead

Associate Professor

Camden received his bachelor’s degree from Averett College in 1976 with a major in studio art....

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Rab McClure

Interim Associate Chair, Associate Professor

Rab McClure’s teaching and creative scholarship mine the sweet spot where design and fine arts...

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Roberto Ventura

Assistant Professor, LEEP AP

Roberto Ventura, Assistant Professor, LEED AP, has practiced and taught sustainable design for...

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Emily Smith, LEED AP, NCIDQ

Assistant Professor

Emily’s belief that a language of materials influences individual and community empowerment has...

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Robert Smith

Administrative Director, Assistant Professor

Rob recently made the transition into the design world, graduating with an MFA in Interior...

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Mary Rosenthal

Program Coordinator

Mary is the Program Coordinator in the department’s front office, assisting our students...

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Sara Desvernine Reed, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor

Sara currently teaches History and Theory of Interior Environments for the BFA and MFA programs....

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Annie Frankfort

Adjunct Instructor

Annie currently teaches interior graphics to our first year MFA students.

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Jillian Chapin

Adjunct instructor

Jillian teaches design software, such as AutoCAD and Revit, to BFA and MFA students.

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Tim Hamnett

Adjunct instructor

Tim currently teaches our building systems and construction course to students in the BFA...

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Eleanor Barton

Adjunct Professor

Eleanor Barton is an alumna of the VCUarts Interior Design program and leverages her years of...

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Peter Fraser

Adjunct Professor

Shannon Dowling

Adjunct instructor

Shannon currently teaches the Interior Design project course for the Art Foundation Program.

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