Ronn Daniel Associate Professor
Ronn Daniel joins the Kent State CAED faculty from James Madison University in Virginia, where he taught interior design and architecture for 17 years. He holds a BSE (Civil Engineering, summa cum laude) from Duke University, and an M.Arch from University of Illinois at Chicago, where he studied with Robert Somol, Doug Garafolo, and Robert Bruegmann. Ronn also studied design history at the University of Chicago with Katherine Fischer Taylor and Neil Harris.
Ronn has practiced professionally with Camiros ltd., FormWork Interior Architecture, and Hopscotch Studio. As a design historian, Ronn investigates the relationships between interior space, cultural ideas, and technological change. His work has been published in two design theory readers, the journal Interiors: Design, Architecture, Culture, and a forthcoming chapter in The Cultural History of Interior Design: The Modern Age 1920-2000 (Turpin and Blossom, eds.). He has presented papers at national and international conferences, including in Porto, New Orleans, London, Philadelphia, and New York. Ronn is a member of the Interior Design Educators Council and serves on the review board of the Journal of Interior Design.