Amanda Gale, Ph.D

Assistant Professor

Interests:
Environmental education, sustainable design credentialing, emerging professional career preparation, indoor environmental quality in educational settings, interior lighting design, and environmental psychology

Contact:
ajgale@uncg.edu


EDUCATION

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


ACCREDITATIONS

NCIDQ Certified No. 021387
National Council for Interior Design Qualification Certification
LEED AP (BD+C)
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional
WELL AP
WELL Accredited Professional


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

August 2015
Assistant Professor. Interior Architecture
University of North Carolina at 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

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


COURSES TAUGHT

University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Interior Architecture studio (2nd, 4th year, and graduate)
Visual Communication II
Research Methods
Special Topics: LEED Green Associate

Auburn University
Interior Materials and Components
Lighting Design and Environmentally Systems
Sustainable Practices and LEED Accreditation
Special Topics Sustainable Theories


PUBLICATIONS

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.

Gale, A. & Park, N-K. (2010). Desired and achieved privacy and interaction in multigenerational homes. Housing and Society, 37(1), 25-34.

Gale, A. (2008). Certification Programs and Evaluation Instruments. In L. Jones (Ed.), Environmentally responsible design: Green and sustainable design for interior designers (pp 251-259). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons


CONFERENCE PAPERS AND POSTERS

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.

Gale, A. & Jones, L. (2012). Certification programs: Are they achieving their purpose? Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Conference of the Environmental Design Research Association, Seattle, WA.

Gale, A. & Jones, L. (2012). Interior design and environmentally responsible design: Where are we now? Proceedings of the 50th Annual Conference of the Interior Designers Education Council, Baltimore, MD.

Gale, A. & Duffey, M.A. (2011). Visualizing environmentally responsible design across the United States. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Interior Designers Education Council, Denver, CO

Gale, A., Duffey, M.A., & Peek, P.F. (2011). Design skills vs. personality traits: Practitioners perceptions of CIDA interns. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Interior Designers Education Council, Denver, CO.


AWARDS

Sustainability Faculty Fellow, UNCG (2016-2017)
IIDA Educator of the Year, IIDA Carolinas (2016)
Spirit of Sustainability Award, Auburn University (2014)
Edison Price Fellowship (2012)
John Porter Endowed Scholarship (2008)
Fellowship Award for 4.0 GPA (2008)
IDEC Graduate Scholars (2007)