- American Muslims, placemaking, mosques, designing in situ, human ecological design
- IU Bloomington
Hassnaa Mohammed is an Assistant Professor of interior design at the Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design. Her current research is on human-place relationships in socio-religious spaces and community buildings. She is driven by her passion for community work and developing design guidelines for safe spaces that promote emotional and spiritual wellbeing from individuals from all backgrounds. Dr. Mohammed has presented her research at the Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA) several times and has published manuscripts in the Health Environments Research & Design journal, Community Development Journal, and Gender, Place and Culture.
Dr. Mohammed was formerly an assistant professor at The Design School at Arizona State University (ASU) and a core affiliate of the Center of Muslim Experience in the US at ASU. She has instructed a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate studios and lecture-based courses. Additionally, she worked for several leading interior design firms in the United States and Portugal. She received Dual Bachelor of Science in Interior Design and Communications Media from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, as well as her Master of Art in Public Affairs with a focus on international development and Muslim women.
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