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Phone: (208) 885-6781
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E-mail: arch@uidaho.edu

College of Art and Architecture
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2451
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2451

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Urban Design Center
University of Idaho
322 E Front Street, Suite120
Boise, ID 83702

Shauna Corry

Shauna Corry, Ph.D.


Office: AAID 204
Phone: (208) 885-9301
Email: scorry@uidaho.edu
Mailing Address: Architecture and Interior Design program
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2451
Moscow, ID 83844-2451

College of Art & Architecture
Architecture and Interior Design program
Associate Professor, Chair

Home Town: Delta, Utah, USA
Campus Locations: Moscow
With UI Since 2001


  • Research/Focus Areas
    • Universal design
    • Social and cultural responsibility in design
    • Environmental and behavior
    • Facility planning and work place environment
    • History and theory of interiors
    • Service learning
  • Biography

    After earning a Master of Arts from WSU, Dr. Corry taught at North Dakota State University where she served as Interior Design and Facility Management Program Coordinators. She has been with the University of Idaho since 2001 and has taught the majority of courses offered by the ID program, and especially enjoys teaching History of Interiors and design studios. Dr. Corry’s research focuses on Universal Design, Social Justice Issues and cultural responsibility in design. She recently served as the Pacific West Regional Chair of the Interior Design Educators Council and has been a member of the City of Moscow Fair Housing Commission for the past five years. Dr. Corry is also a Service Learning Fellow here at the University of Idaho and the President Athena, the university’s women’s leadership organization. A highlight for Dr. Corry in the past two years has received 6 Alumni Awards of Excellence for mentorship, and the Hoffman Teaching Excellence Award.

  • Selected Publications
    • Corry, S (2011). Japanese American internment camp design: journey to topaz. In Creating and Making: Proceedings of the 2010 Creating Making Forum. pp. 117-119. University of Oklahoma, Norman.
    • Corry, S. (2010). Japanese american internment camp design: journey to topaz. 2010 Creating_Making Forum. Norman, OK. November 4.

    • Corry, S. (2010). Reflecting on service learning across a design curriculum. EDRA41 Policy and the Environment. Washington, D.C., June 5.

    • Corry, S. (2010). A learning commons: The process of engagement fulfilled. EDRA41 Policy and the Environment. Washington, D.C., June 5.

    • Corry, S. (2009). Design and health in a japanese internment camp. International Academy for Design & Health 6th World Congress and Exhibition. Singapore June 25 – 28.

    • Corry, S. (2008). An exploration of material culture: creating home in a japanese american internment camp. IDEC International Conference. Montreal, Canada. March 5-8.

    • Corry, S. (2008). Meaning in historic interiors: Constructing a memorable artifact. IDEC

    • International Conference. Montreal, Canada. March 5-8.

  • Outreach Projects
    • University of Idaho library
    • City of Moscow Eggan Youth Center
    • Latah County Historic Society
    • Moscow Family Medicine
    • KaBoom
    • City of Moscow Land Trust
    • Cottonwood Integrative Healthcare Facility
  • Awards and Honors
    • Alumni Award of Excellence; Student: J. C. (A university award for excellence in teaching given by the alumni association), University of Idaho; 2011.
    • Alumni Award of Excellence; Student: A. W. (A university award for excellence in teaching given by the alumni association), University of Idaho; 2011.
    • Alumni Award of Excellence; Student: V. V. (A university award for excellence in teaching given by the alumni association), University of Idaho; 2010.
    • IDEC 2010 Service Award for service as Pacific West Regional Chair, 2007-2010.
    • Alumni Award of Excellence; Student: M. K. (A university award for excellence in teaching given by the alumni association), University of Idaho; 2008.
    • Alumni Award of Excellence; Student: R. H. (A university award for excellence in teaching given by the alumni association), University of Idaho; 2008.
    • Mentoring Honorarium for the CollinsWoerman Student Competition, CollinsWoerman, Seattle WA; 2008.
    • Alumni Award of Excellence (A university award for excellence in teaching given by the alumni association), University of Idaho; 2007.
The built environment..."is the direct and unselfconscious translation into physical form a culture, its needs and values as well as the desires, dreams and passion of a people...the 'ideal' environment of a society is expressed in its buildings and settlements." -Amos Rapoport

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