Meghan Woodcock

  • B.A., graphic design, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2002
  • M.F.A., interior design, Savannah College of Art and Design, 2007

"My graduate education was a life-changing endeavor. The investigative curriculum of the M.F.A. program challenged the status quo of standard design and instilled in me the ability to see interior design as a catalyst for change: able to address sustainability challenges in immediate and meaningful ways through rigorous inquiry into the relationship of people and place. I teach because I have learned the value of questions; because I believe that creating opportunities where students come together to generate their own questions is how we will inspire the shared vision and fuel the innovative thinking necessary to change the world."

Meghan Woodcock | Interior design professor

Awards, recognition and honors

Best of Competition, Student Sustainable Design Competition, International Interior Design Association; Outstanding Student Achievement, Savannah College of Art and Design; Western Virginia ADDY Gold Award; HOW Magazine Award, Self-Promotion Design Competition; Western Virginia ADDY Gold Award, Student Website Category

Organizations

Environmental Design Research Association, U.S. Green Building Council, Interior Design Educators Council

Previous Positions

Contract design consultant and freelance designer, Savannah, Georgia; design assistant, Arcanum, Savannah, Georgia; teaching assistant, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia; interior design intern, Gulfstream, Savannah, Georgia; interior design intern, OTJ Architects, Georgetown, Washington D.C.; art director, Barber Martin Advertising, Richmond, Virginia; senior designer, 1717 Design Group, Richmond, Virginia; user interface designer, Web Application Research and Development, Blacksburg, Virginia; volunteer, education reviewer, U.S. Green Building Council

Publications and presentations

  • with Mendoza, H.R., poster: "The Wiki in Design: An Alternative Approach to the Body of Knowledge," 26th National Conference on the Beginning Design Student, poster session, Charlotte, North Carolina, March 2010
  • "Maximizing Spatial Flexibility within Educational Environments: Designing Transportable Schools for Disaster Relief," Interior Design Educators Council Regional Conference, Blacksburg, Virginia, 2007