Faculty and Staff

Lauren Rudd, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor


Program Area : Textiles, Merchandising and Design

Year Appointed : 2004

Academic Degrees :

B.F.A Degree-Art-emphasis in Interior Design, University of Memphis

M.S. Degree-Industrial Studies-emphasis in CAD, MTSU

Ed.D.-Leadership & Professional Practice, Trevecca Nazarene University


Credentials Pertinent to the Field:

International Textiles & Apparel Association Member

National Association of Photoshop Professionals Member

International Quilting Society Member



Research Interests:

Dr. Rudd's research interests include incorporating fabrics into teaching design fundamentals, the affect of design problem solving on individual problem solving abilities, teaching multi-cultural education through traditional fiber arts, and sustainability and social responsibility in design. She is a professional quilter.




E-mail: Lauren.Rudd@mtsu.edu

Phone: 898-2089

Office: LRC 203

Address: MTSU Box 86

Murfreesboro, TN 37132


Degree Programs
Nutrition and Food Science
Interior Design
Textiles, Merchandising & Design
    Apparel Design
    Fashion Merchandising
Family & Consumer Studies
    Child Development & Family Studies
    Family & Consumer Sciences Ed.

Human Sciences
Nutrition & Food Science
Textiles, Merchandising & Design

Interior Design Application Packet

Interior Design Entrance Packet
IDES Application Packet
IDES Application - DUE March 15th

Textiles, Merchandising, & Design Application Packet
TXMD Entrance Application Packet
TXMD Application - DUE March 1st & October 1st

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