Anu Thakur, PhD, NCIDQ® Certificate #23601: has an undergraduate degree in architecture from India, and a Masters in Interior Design and PhD in Art Education from Florida State University. She is an advisor for interior design students and for the CSUN student chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers. She is also the internship coordinator for the interior design program. Anu's research interests include social and psychological concerns in design, and student impressions of design pedagogy. She has served on advisory boards for community colleges in Los Angeles, and is a member of the Interior Design Educator's Council. Anu teaches a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in interior design, mainly FCS 214/L, FCS 515, FCS 690G; and the FCS 380 core course.