Mia S. Kile
Southern Methodist University
Certificate in Environmental Sustainability
University of North Texas
MFA, Interior Design, Emphasis in Communication Design
University of North Texas
BFA, Interior Design
LEED Green Associate, U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). (May 8, 2014-Present).
NCIDQ Certification, National Council for Interior Design Qualifications. (April 21, 2001-Present).
Registered Interior Designer-Texas, Texas Board of Architectural Examiners. (April 2001-Present).
VP of Education – Texas/Oklahoma chapter, International Interior Design Association. (June 2018-Present).
Educator Member, International Association for Lighting Designers. (2012-Present).
Member, the Network of the Hospitality Industry. (2011-Present).
Membership Chair-SW Region, Interior Design Educators Council. (January 2003-Present).
Member, American Society of Interior Designers. (August 1995-Present).
Director at Large- Oklahoma Chapter, American Society of Interior Designers. (September 1, 2016 – September 1, 2018).
STEP Coordinator, American Society of Interior Designers. (August 1995-August 2005).
Research and Creative Activities in Progress
“Daylighting impact on human behavior, health, and well-being in detention centers” (Planning). (October 2017-Present).
“Demonstrating an understanding of lighting design theory through multimodal experiential learning projects” (Completed). (May 2016-March 9, 2018).
“The emergence of green materials and technologies in historic building adaptation/ Case Study: Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex” (Completed). (July 2017-December 2017).
Featured Contracts, Grants, and Sponsored Research
Kwon, K.-A., (PI), Jeon, L., (Co-PI), Kile, M., (Co-PI), Ellis, N., (Co-PI), Randall, K., (Co-PI), Jeon, S., (Co-PI), “Happy Teacher Project: Supporting Early Childhood Teachers’ Physical and Psychological Well-being,” Sponsored by Norman Campus Research Council Faculty Investment Program (FIP), The University of Oklahoma, $15,000. (December 19, 2018 – December 19, 2019).
Kwon, K.-A., (PI), Jeon, L., (Co-PI), Kile, M., (Co-PI), Ellis, N., (Co-PI), Randal, K., (Co-PI), “Infant‐Toddler Teachers’ Physical and Psychological Well‐being: Predictors and Consequences,” Sponsored by Early Childhood Education Institute (ECEI), The University of Oklahoma, $8,500. (June 1, 2018 – May 1, 2019).
Kile, M. S.,, “Program Enhancement Grant,” Sponsored by IALD/ College of Architecture, The University of Oklahoma, $2,390. (October 9, 2018 – October 14, 2018).
Kile, M. S.,, “Healthcare Facilities Symposium & Expo Scholarship,” Sponsored by Healthcare Facilities Symposium & Expo (HFSE), Private, $1,295. (October 8, 2018 – October 10, 2018).
Kile, M. S.,, “Research Dissemination Travel Award,” Sponsored by Christopher C. Gibbs College of Architecture, The University of Oklahoma, $500. (March 8, 2018 – March 11, 2018).
The Top Five Presentations in the category Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC). (March 22, 2016).
Fellowship, Easy Access to Health, LLC. (March 12, 2016)
Classes taught at OU
Kile, M., Frantz, R. (2018). “Demonstrating an Understanding of Lighting Design Theory Through a Multimodal Experiential Learning Project.” IDEC, Interior Design Educators Council, 457-458. (Published)
Kwon, K. A., Salvatore, A. L., Jeon, L., Ellis, N. D., Kile, M. S., Kenneth, R. (2019). Descriptive statistics on teachers’ physical and psychological well-being and work condition. (Working Paper)
Kwon, K. A., Salvatore, A. L., Jeon, L., Ellis, N. D., Kile, M. S., Kenneth, R. (2019). Workplace support (physical environment, financial support, & workplace climate) effect upon teachers’ physical and psychological well-being and their professional well-being. (Working Paper)