Maureen Mitton

Professor, University of Wisconsin- Stout
Design Department
College of Arts, Communications, Humanities and Social Sciences

Office: 225C Applied Arts
Phone: 715-232-1900

Licensures and Certifications

  • (CID) Certified Interior Designer: Minnesota Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience and Interior Design (AELSLAGID)
  • NCIDQ : Council for Interior Design Qualification

Work Experience

    Academic - Post-Secondary

      • University of Wisconsin- Stout
        January 1993 -
      • University of Wisconsin- Stout
        Teaching Fellow
        2013 - 2014
      • University of Wisconsin- Stout
        Director of the School of Art and Design
        July 2011 - July 2013
      • University of Wisconsin- Stout
        August 1992 - January 1993
      • San Diego Mesa Community College
        Adjunct Faculty
        1989 - 1992

Intellectual Contributions


    • Mitton, M. Residential Interior Design: A Guide for Planning Spaces 3rd edition. , .
    • Mitton, M. (2012). Interior Design Visual Presentation: A Guide to Graphics, Models and Presentation Techniques 4th edition. , .
    • Mitton, M. (2010). Portfolios for Interior Designers. , .



    • Mitton, M. (2014). A Study of Millennial Student Preferences Related to Course Documents and Delivery. Wisconsin Office of Professional Development, Spring Conference,


    • Mitton, M. (2013). Writing the PAR, Identifying the Challenges and Lessons Learned. Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) ,
    • Mitton, M. (2003). . Accreditation Workshop,

    Oral Presentation

    • Mitton, M. (2010). Blogging Through the Interior Design Curriculum. IDEC International Conference, Atlanta, GA, United States.
    • Mitton, M. (2009). Manual Drawing and Digital Rendering. IDEC International Conference, St. Louis, MO, United States.
    • Mitton, M. (1996). The Workplace as Change Agent: A Case Study. IDEC National Conference, Cincinatti, OH, United States.

    Case Study

    • Mitton, M. (1997). The Wheeler Group Internship Program. IDEC National Conference, Cincinatti, OH, United States.

Reviewer / Editor

    Review Board

    • Journal of Interior Design (2005 - Present)

    Reviewer, Conference

    • IDEC Midwest Conference (2012 - 2012)

Awards, Fellowships, Honors, and Scholarships


    • Outstanding Teacher Award, UW-Stout (2008)
    • Aspire Outstanding Teacher, (2005)
    • Outstanding Teacher Award, UW-Stout (2004)
    • Interior Design Educators Council (2003)
    • Interior Design Educators Council, (2002)

Professional Memberships

  • Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC)
  • International Interior Design Association (IIDA)