Photo: Joan RiggsJoan D. Riggs, ASID, IIDA, IDEC, CAPS

Associate Professor, Environmental + Interior Design
Division of Humanities and Fine Arts
(808) 739-8574


EID 321 Programming & Space Planning, EID 370 Universal Design, EID 415 Professional Practice – Internship, EID 470 – Senior Studio (Residential)

Academic Degrees

M.S. Environmental Design, Southern Illinois University – Carbondale, Thesis Title: “Positive Progression – Residential Design for the Disabled”
B.S. Interior Design, Southern Illinois University – Carbondale
B.A. French, Southern Illinois University – Carbondale

Awards and Honors

  • ASID Education Award
  • ASID Recognition of Advancing the Profession

Service to the Profession

  • IDPro Faculty Sponsor
  • IIDA City Center Faculty Liaison
  • ASID HI Faculty Liaison
  • Faculty Handbook Committee
  • Co-chair – Home for Life HI State Task Force