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Keena Suh


Interior Design
School of Design

Keena Suh is a Professor in the Interior Design department at Pratt where, as a full-time faculty member, she teaches design studios, electives, and construction-related courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, while coordinating the construction and fabrication courses in the department. Her pedagogical focus is in fostering innovative learning and teaching opportunities through community-based, cross-disciplinary, and collaborative learning opportunities.

She has presented work on community-based projects and creative repair integrating coursework at Pratt at conferences with focus ranging from the urban built environments to interior design. Her past participation in a Faculty Learning Community (FLC) has focused on transfer of learning among students at Pratt, and she is a current member of the FLC, Exploring Transdisciplinary Approaches to STEM Teaching and Learning. She is part of Preserving Activism, a cross-disciplinary research and teaching project focused on the history of activism at Pratt. She is a co-editor of Interior Provocations: History, Theory and Practice of Autonomous Interiors, author and section editor of Interior Provocations: Appropriate(d) Interiors, and serves as co-organizer of the Interior Provocations symposia.

B.A. English Literature, University of Illinois; M.Arch., Columbia University.