Thomas is a physical geography instructor with 30+ years teaching environmental science, meteorology, climatology, remote sensing and GIS.
Ph.D., BA, BS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Barbara is an architect and a principal at MNA, an architecture firm which specializes in high-end retail and residential interiors. She received a BA in Art History from Brown University and a Masters in Architecture from Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. At NYSID, she has been a professional mentor in the MFA II program for 5 years and has taught Contract Design in the undergraduate program and Retail Design in the MFA II program.
BFA, New York School of Interior Design
BA, Oberlin College
Stefanie Werner is an award winning registered architect and Certified Passive House Designer with over 20 years experience. She is owner of Design and Solutions Studio. Her work is published internationally and filmed for national television. She holds a Master degree for Architecture and Urban Design from the Bauhaus University in Weimar, Germany including two years at the ETSAB (Barcelona School of Architecture) on a Erasmus scholarship in Barcelona, Spain. She was the president of the Cape Cod Modern House Trust for seven years.
David is the lighting designer at the Rubin Museum of Art with over two decades of art lighting experience working with art and artists from all over the world in museums, galleries and private collections. David is an advisory member of the IES Museum and Art Gallery Lighting Committee as well as the Committee on Lighting for the Elderly and Partially Sighted.
Jennifer Robson Worth teaches English Composition I/ESL, English Composition II, and Intensive Italian at NYSID. She holds a BA in Art History and Italian, an MA in Art History, and an MA in TESOL (Teaching English as a Second Language). Jennifer has many years experience teaching Italian and English as a Second Language both in the US and in Italy to professionals and students. With a certificate in national and international tour management, she also leads tour groups to Italy where she lectures on Roman and Italian Renaissance Art.
Mark Wright, AIA is a registered architect with 35 years of professional experience and an active private practice. He holds a BA in Architecture, Art, and Art History, and B.Arch, both from Rice University. As an architectural historian he has focused on the American architect H. H. Richardson.