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Chad Gibbs

Teaching Professor
School of Family Life, Family Life

2056 JFSB
Provo, UT 84602

Research Interests

Meaningful Design - Defining home in the United States. Measuring meaning in the house.

Teaching Interests

Designing to create environments that nurture the creation of positive meaning associations.


  • Ph.D., Interior Design , University of Minnesota - Twin Cities (2007)
  • MA, Interior Design , University of Minnesota - Twin Cities (2000)
  • BFA, Interior Design , Brigham Young University (1993)


  • American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (2015 - Present)
  • Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) (2008 - Present)

Courses Taught


J. Banning S. Clemons D. McKelfresh Richard Wesley Gibbs
S. Clemons Richard Wesley Gibbs K. Tremblay K. Leigh R. Work
Richard Wesley Gibbs
Benjamin Guild Gibbs Richard Wesley Gibbs Ralph B Brown