Laura Prestwood

Laura Prestwood

Associate Professor, Human Environmental Sciences

234 Martin

(919) 760-8310


Dr. Laura Prestwood practiced Commercial Interior Design and Architectural Lighting Design for twenty years. She has also been a design educator for twenty years. She has been teaching Interior Design at Meredith College since 2020. Previously, Dr. Prestwood taught at Winthrop University and Texas Christian University. Dr. Prestwood‘s expertise is Architectural Lighting Design and the design of Domestic Violence Shelters.  Some of her outside interests include her rescue Pembroke Welsh Corgis, Architectural Salvage and Antique stores and Yoga.

Academic Credentials

Texas A&M University, Doctorate of Philosophy, Architecture, 2010

Winthrop University, Master of Fine Art, Interior Design 1999

Meredith College, Bachelor of Science, Interior Design, 1990

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