Dean, Associate Professor
Dean's Office: AA 204
College of Art and Architecture
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2481
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2481
Dr. Corry is an associate professor and Dean of the College of Art and Architecture at the University of Idaho. She earned two graduate degrees from Washington State University, an Interdisciplinary PhD focusing on Environment & Behavior and an M.A. focusing on Interiors and completed a B.S. in Housing and Interiors from Utah State University. Dr. Corry taught at North Dakota State University for ten years serving as Interior Design and Facility Management Program Coordinators. Since joining the University of Idaho in 2001 she has served as Term and Interim Dean, Acting Associate Dean, a member of CAA’s core leadership team, Coordinator and Head of the Interior Design Program, and as Athena President and Vice President. Dr. Corry is currently a Director at Large for the Interior Design Educators Council Foundation (IDECF) and has served as IDEC Pacific West Regional Chair.
Dr. Corry chaired the Idaho Historic Site Review Board for the National Registrar of Historic Places, served on the Fair and Affordable Housing Commission for the city of Moscow, and has received the University of Idaho Hoffman Excellence in Teaching Award, Outreach and Engagement Award of Excellence, and eight Alumni Awards of Excellence for student mentorship from the University of Idaho.
Dr. Corry’s research focuses on social justice issues in the built environment, Universal Design, and placemaking. Her recent teaching interests include environment and behavior, community-based service-learning projects, design studios and history of interiors.
Ph.D. Interdisciplinary/Environment and Behavior Washington State University, 2002
M.A. Home Economics/Interior Design Washington State University, 1990
B.S. Household Economics and Management/Housing and Interiors Utah State University, 1984
- Universal design
- Social and cultural responsibility in design
- Environment and behavior
- Facility planning and work place environment
- History and theory of interiors
- Service learning
- Corry Hernandez, Shauna. “Oneida Stake Academy Cultural Center” [Preston, Idaho], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—. http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/ID-01-041-0046.
- Corry Hernandez, Shauna. “Paris Idaho Stake Tabernacle” [Paris, Idaho], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—. http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/ID-01-007-0044.
- Cerrutti, M., Richardson, C., and Corry, S. (2018). The influence of engaging interior environments on the blood donation experience. Human Centered Design 2018 IDEC Annual Conference Proceedings. Boston, MA. pp 321-322.
- Corry, S. (2017). Creating home in Minidoka: Furniture making in a Japanese American internment camp. Design + Knowledge IDEC Conference: A Celebration of Design, Research and Education 2017 IDEC Annual Conference Proceedings. Chicago, IL. March 8-11. p. 530.
- Sanford, J. and Corry Hernandez, S. (2017). Universal Design, Aging in Place and Habilitation Design. In Kopec, D. Health and Wellbeing for Interior Architecture. Routledge. pp. 137- 147.
- Corry Hernandez, S. J. (2016). Introduction. In J.C. Turpin (Ed.). Virtual Issue: Journal of Interior Design Social Justice. Online ISSN: 1939-1668.
- Kumar, M. & Corry, S. (2016). A new way of thinking: Teaching design management in an integrated college setting. Interior Design Matters IDEC Conference. Portland, OR. March 9-12.
- Corry Hernandez, S. (2015). Exploring the schism: Toward an empathetic language. In Asher-Thompson, J. & Blossom, N. Handbook of Interior Design. Wiley-Blackwell.
- Corry, S (2014). A sense of home in topaz – Placemaking in a Japanese American incarceration camp. Transitions 34th Great Basin Anthropological Conference. P. 78. Boise, ID.October 15-18.
- Troy Seventh-Day Adventist Church
- City of Moscow Eggan Youth Center
- Cottonwood Integrative Healthcare Facility
- Moscow Chamber of Commerce
- Latah County Library District
- AARP Idaho