John Weigand

John WeigandProfessor
CCA Associate Dean
123 Center for the Performing Arts
(513) 529-9838

Courses Taught (Past 2 Academic Years)

ARC 202 Second Year Studio
ARC 403 Fourth Year Studio
SCA 1/2/321 Paris 2015 Summer Thematic Sequence
ARC 419 Materials of Interior Design
ARC 4/504F Portfolio

Educational Credentials

Master of Architecture, University of Illinois, 1979
Bachelor of Environmental Design, Miami University, 1977

Teaching Experience

Miami University, Department of Architecture + Interior Design

  • Associate Dean, College of Creative Arts, 2015-Present
  • Professor and Chair, Architecture + Interior Design, 2006-15
  • Associate Professor and Coordinator, Interior Design, 2001-2006
  • Assistant Professor and Coordinator, Interior Design, 1995-2001
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, 1991-1995

University of Illinois, Department of Architecture Teaching Assistant, 1978-1979

Professional Experience

Principal, John Weigand Architects (Cincinnati), 1990-2001
Vice-President, ER Associates Architects (Chicago), 1984-1990
Project Architect, Kent Associates (Chicago), 1981-1984
Project Architect, The Architects Partnership (Chicago), 1979-1981


Registered Architect/NCARB File #57,271
Registered Architect in Ohio (License #A-92-10164)
Registered Architect in Illinois (Inactive/License #001-010086)

Selected Publications, Creative Scholarship, Awards, Grants

Weigand, John. “Rethinking Professional Identity in Interior Design.” In Meanings of Designed Spaces, edited by Tiiu Vaikla-Poldma. New York: Fairchild Books, 2013
Weigand, John. “Interior Design and Architecture.” In Design Intelligence Vol.18 No.6, 2012: 89-94
Weigand, John and Harwood, Buie. "Graduate Degrees in Interior Design and the MID." In State of the Interior Design Profession, edited by Caren Martin and Denise Guerin, 392-400. New York: Fairchild Books, 2010
Weigand, John. “Trends in Interior Design Teaching and Learning." In Interior Design: Practical Strategies for Teaching and Learning, edited by Katherine Ankerson and Jill Pable, 188-190. New York: Fairchild Books, 2008
Weigand, John and Harwood, Buie. “Defining Graduate Education in Interior Design.” In Journal of Interior Design Vol.33 No.2, 2007: 3-9
Faimon, Peg and Weigand, John. The Nature of Design: How the principles of design shape our world—from graphics and architecture to interiors and products. Cincinnati: F&W Publications, 2004
Design Intelligence 25 Most Admired Educators of 2012
Miami University Effective Educator Award nominee, 2009-2011
IDEC International Conference 1st Place Paper Presentation, with David Matthews, 2003
NCARB National Prize for Creative Integration of Practice and Education in the Academy, with David Matthews, 2002
School of Fine Arts Crossan Hayes Curry Distinguished Educator Award, 1999

Professional Memberships and Service

Board of Directors, AIA Ohio, 2013-Present, (Ohio President, 2018)
Board of Directors, Council for Interior Design Accreditation, 2005-2011
Miami University Strategic Priorities Committee, 2010-2011
Miami University RCM Budget Committee, 2011-Present