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Oct. 06, 2017

Liz Teston, an assistant professor and James Johnson Dudley Faculty Scholar in the School of Interior Architecture was named a 2017 Fulbright Scholar. The Core Fulbright Scholar Program is the most widely recognized and prestigious international exchange program in the…

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Aug. 30, 2013

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Architecture and Design welcomes two new faculty members to the Interior Design Program – Lisa Mullikin, an associate professor, and Liz Teston, an assistant professor. With varied backgrounds ranging from practicing in New…

Liz Teston
Assistant Professor

M.Arch., Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013

B.F.A., Interior Design, Savannah College of Art and Design, 2000 | 865.974.3424 | Room 336 | Download CV


Liz Teston is a faculty member in the interior design program and teaches design studio and courses focused on drawing communication and representation. She holds a Master of Architecture degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design with a minor in Electronic Design from Savannah College of Art and Design.

Liz is an NCIDQ certified interior designer and LEED Accredited Professional with a decade of professional experience at Atlanta design firms, including Perkins + Will and ASD. Project typologies include corporate interiors and healthcare. She was on the project team for the award winning AFLAC Cancer Center at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Her current research focuses on the impact of healthy communities, cultural identity and the everyday in the built environment. She was co-editor for the A Guide to the Dirty South- Atlanta publication, a text examining issues relating to design, geography, pop culture, the everyday and memory.


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