Susan Hergenrather

Susan Hergenrather (no photo)

Continuing Instructor, Interior Design

School of Design and Art

Academic Credentials

Received her Master’s degree of Interior Design from Marymount University with a focus in history and environmental preference theory. She has an undergraduate degree in Studio Art from Oakland University.


Susan Hergenrather, IDEC is a Continuing Professor of Interior Design at Marymount University. She has worked professionally with disaster relief shelter specialists and owned a design firm focusing on both residential and commercial Interior design. Her research focuses on the history of architecture, Interiors and the decorative arts. 

Other Information

Teaching Area

She teaches undergraduate and graduate students in history, numerous design studios, sketching and rendering, drafting, textiles and materials and business procedures. 

Research Interests

  • History of Architecture
  • Interiors and the decorative arts