Associate, Education & Human Resource Studies

Sustainability Associate, Organizational Learning, Performance, and Change

Joy is a first year doctoral student and is pursuing her Ph.D. in Education and Human Resource Studies in the Organizational Learning, Performance, and Change Specialization. Her current academic research is in sustainable organizational culture and organizational change, and her broader research interests include sustainable design, biophilic design, green schools, eco-curriculum, and environmental psychology. Joy has been an Assistant Professor at the Rocky Mountain College of Art+Design for the past 4 years teaching interior and sustainable design both online and on campus. She has a bachelor’s degree in Interior Design with a minor in Construction Management and a master’s degree in Design and Merchandising with a specialization in Interior Design from CSU. While working on her masters, she collaborated with the IBE and USGBC Colorado to develop case studies on successful green school design strategies. She recently presented at the USGBC Colorado’s Rocky Mountain Green Conference, the Pro Walk, Pro Bike, Pro Place 2014 Conference, and the Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) Southwest Regional Conference on the topics of biophilic design and placemaking. She has been a LEED Accredited Professional (LEED BD+C) since 2009.