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Amy Roehl

Professor of Interior Design
Fine Arts Building 226 | 817-257-4146


MFA, Interior Architecture, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (1996)
BS, Interior Design, Miami University, (1992)

Courses Taught

IDFM 10421 Introduction to Interior Space Planning
IDFM 10423 Introduction to Interior Design
IDFM 40463 Interior Design IV
IDFM 40493 Interior Design Internship

Areas of Focus

Residential and Commercial Interior Design, Web-based video for interior design education

Prior to TCU, Amy enjoyed a professional design career in Chicago where she worked for 2 nationally recognized architectural and interior design firms. At Solomon Cordwell Buenz Amy worked as a project designer where she and her team executed a wide variety of projects including workplace, higher education, K-12 education and high-rise residential. At Soucie Horner Ltd. Amy served as a senior designer and project manager for high-end residential projects.

Currently Amy focuses upon creating connections between design practice and education empowering students to better understand the world they will enter post-graduation. She won a national award for media in Interior Design education for her web-based videos. Recent videos are posted on her YouTube channel: V.I.D.E.O., Videos for Interior Design Education Online.

Roehl, A. (2016, October). Impact of digital media use on today’s students: Implications for interior design education. Paper presented at the Interior Design Educator’s Southwest Conference, Austin, Texas.

Roehl, A. (2016, June). The heritage collage & pavilion. The Interior Design Educator’s Council Innovative Ideas Collection.

Roehl, A. (2016, June). The heritage center. The Interior Design Educator’s Council Innovative Ideas Collection.

Roehl, A. (producer). (2016, June). Phases of the interior design process: The workflow for delivering an interior design project. IDEC Classroom-Ready Video Shorts.

Roehl, A. (producer). (2016, June). Voices from practice: Post-graduation opportunities with a degree in interior design. IDEC Classroom-Ready Video Shorts.

Roehl, A. (2013). The Role of Cultural Awareness in Interior Design Education. TAFCS Research Journal.

Roehl, A. (2013). Implications of Building Information Modeling on Interior Design Education: The Impact on Teaching Design.  Journal of Arts & Humanities, 2(4), 32-37.

Roehl, A. (2013). Bridging the Field Trip Gap: Integrating Web-based Video as a Teaching and Learning Partner in Interior Design Education. Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 105(1), 42-46.

Roehl, A., Reddy, S., & Shannon, G. (2013). The Flipped Classroom: An Opportunity to Engage Millennial Students Through Active Learning Strategies. Journal of Family
and Consumer Sciences, 105(3), 44-49.

Roehl, A., Reddy, S., Kucko, J., & Prestwood, L. (2013). The Importance of Teaching Cultural Awareness in Design Education: Evidence from Interior Design. The Global Journal of Human Social Science, 13(12), 39-45.

Roehl, A. (2013). Are You Future-Ready? Discontinuous Change: Building a Toolkit of Know-how for the Future Business of Design. In Poldma, T. (Ed.), Meanings of Design: Social, Cultural and Philosophical Essays about People, Spaces and Interior Environment (405-409). New York, NY: Fairchild.

IDEC National Media Award for developing web-based video for Interior Design Education

IDEC Southwest Regional Conference Best Paper Presentation 2016

IDEC South Regional Conference Best Paper Presentation 2010

NCIDQ (National Council for Interior Design Qualification) Certificate Holder

ASID American Society of Interior Designers

IDEC Interior Design Educator’s Council

IIDA International Interior Design Association

IDEC Nominating Committee Southwest Regional Representative

IDEC National Taskforce for Tenure & Promotion

IDEC Southwest Regional Conference Co-Chair