Shauna Corry began her career as an educator at the University of Idaho in 2001. This was as the professor of interior design. She has been the term dean of the College of Art and Architecture since 2016.
The University announces the appointment of Corry as the new dean of the College of Art and Architecture. The announcement to the faculty and the student came on Thursday.
Corry holds a bachelor’s degree from Utah State University in housing and interiors. She has a master’s degree from Washington State University. Her master’s is with an emphasis on interiors and an environment and behaviour focused interdisciplinary doctorate.
Prior to working at the University of Idaho since 2001, Corry worked at North Dakota State University for 10 years.
In 2007, Corry was a recipient of the Hoffman Excellence in Teaching Award from the University of Idaho. In 2015, she was the recipient of the Outreach and Engagement Award of Excellence.
Through her career, she has been an eight-time recipient of the Alumni Awards for Excellence for student mentorship.
In her research career, Corry continues to focus on social justice issues. The issues in the environment, placemaking and universal design are her forte.
As part of her duties of being the term dean, Corry extends her full support to the undergraduate programs. These are in architecture, design, interior architecture, and landscape architecture in Boise. She also overtime improves the enrolment rate to these programs.