Amanda Gale, Ph.D
Environmental education, sustainable design credentialing, emerging professional career preparation, indoor environmental quality in educational settings, interior lighting design, and environmental psychology
Eastern Michigan University, Ph.D in Technology
Michigan State University, M.A. in Interior Design and Facilities Management
Michigan State University, B.A. in Interior Design
NCIDQ Certified No. 021387
National Council for Interior Design Qualification Certification
LEED AP (BD+C)
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional
WELL Accredited Professional
DesignIntelligence 25 Most Admired Educators for (2017)
Sustainability Faculty Fellow, UNCG (2016-2017; 2017-2018)
IIDA Educator of the Year, IIDA Carolinas (2016)
Spirit of Sustainability Award, Auburn University (2014)
Edison Price Fellowship (2012)
2015 – Present, Assistant Professor, Interior Architecture, University of North Carolina Greensboro
2011-2015, Assistant Professor, Interior Design, Auburn University
May-July 2012, Summer Intern, Gary Steffy Lighting Design
2007-2010, NCIDQ Test Coordinator. ACT Test Administration
2006-2010, Adjunct faculty, School of Engineering Technology, Eastern Michigan University
2001-2003, Interior Designer, Contract Environments Inc.
1999-2001, AutoCAD detailer, Microlab Design Department, Michigan State University
University of North Carolina Greensboro
Interior Architecture studio (2nd, 3rd, 4th year, and graduate)
Light + Sound
Visual Communication II
Intro to Sustainable Design
Env & Exp: Sustainable Built Environments
Interior Materials and Components
Lighting Design and Environmental Systems
Sustainable Practices and LEED Accreditation
Special Topics Sustainable Theories
Ford, C., Gale, A., & Sickler, S., and Amamoo, A. (2017). Sustainable expectations: An inside look toward the ethos of sustainable design in the interior design profession. Design Principles and Practices: An International Journal, 11(1), 15-27.
Gale, A., Duffey, M.A., Park-Gates, S., & Peek, P.F. (2017). Soft skills versus Hard skills: Practitioners’ Perspectives on Interior Design Interns. Journal of Interior Design, 42(4), 45-63.
Duffey, M.A. & Gale, A. (2015). Indoor or outdoor: Free Wi-Fi and new patterns of behavior for privately owned public space. Journal of City, Culture, and Architecture, 1(1), 69-78.
Gale, A., Martin, D., Martin, K., & Duffey, M.A. (2014). The burnout phenomenon: A comparative study of student attitudes towards collaborative learning and sustainability. Journal of Interior Design, 39(1), 17-31.
RECENT CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
Gale, A. (2018). Visualizing sustainability using photo elicitation. For presentation at and publication in proceedings of the 49th Annual conference of the Environmental Design Research Association, Oklahoma City, OK
Gale, A. & Burrowes, S. (2018). “Real Work”: Approaches to addressing work experience in undergraduate curriculum. For presentation at and publication in proceedings of the 55th Annual conference of the Interior Design Education Council, Boston, MA
Gale, A. & Duffey, M. (2018). Get to work: Evaluating student internship experiences. For presentation at and publication in proceedings of the 55th Annual conference of the Interior Design Education Council, Boston, MA
Gale, A., Sickler, S., & Ford, C. (2016). The value in sustainable credentials: Practitioners’ perceptions for sustainable design knowledge. Proceedings of the 54th Annual Conference of the Interior Design Education Council, Portland OR
Sickler, S., Gale, A., & Ford, C. (2016). Toward a Framework for Integrating LEED Credentialing into an Interior Design Curriculum. Proceedings of the 54th Annual Conference of the Interior Design Education Council, Portland OR
Ortlieb, A., Gale, A., & Kwon, W. (2016). Health and Wellbeing: Uncovering Evidences of Interior Impacts on Occupants. Proceedings of the 54th Annual Conference of the Interior Design Education Council, Portland OR
Ortlieb, A. & Gale, A. (2015). LEED version 4: Alignments with the profession of interior design. Proceedings of the 53rd Annual Conference of the Interior Design Education Council, Fort Worth, TX
Duffey, M.A., Gale, A. (2014). Hybrid spaces: Wireless users’ perception of indoor public spaces. Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Conference of the Interior Design Education Council, New Orleans, LA
Sarawgi, T, Gale, A., Fowles, D., & Speck, E. (2014). Current lighting design issues: What should interior design students know? Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Conference of the Interior Design Education Council, New Orleans, LA
Gale, A. (2013). Facility managers: Sustaining a healthy environment. Proceedings of the 44th Annual Conference of the Environmental Design Research Association, Providence, RI.