Prof. Dr. Kristi Julian is a Professor and Program Coordinator at Middle Tennessee State University. Dr. Julian is a National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) registered interior designer with experience in facilities design, healthcare, hospitality and construction. Dr. Julian is a Council for Interior Design Accreditation Site Visitor Chair and has over 35 years of practical experience in the field. Her research interests focus on interior design pedagogy, virtual exchange and sustainability. She is a scholarship reviewer for numerous journals including but not limited to American Society of Engineering Education, Journal of Engineering Technology, Interior Design Educator’s Council, Common Ground Research Network Journals, and Sustainability Journal and has over 44 research publications. Dr. Julian is an Accredited Professional with Leadership in Environmental Design Building Design and Construction (LEED BD+C), Evidence Based Design (EDAC) and WELL Building Standard. Dr. Julian is a founding member of the Council of Virtual Exchange (CoVE) and currently its acting Director of Research and Online Interface.