Chatham University

Interior Architecture Faculty and Staff

Lorraine Linkhauer

Lorraine Linkhauer
Adjunct professor
Hometown : Savannah, Georgia
Joined Chatham : 2011

Academic Areas of Interest

Interior Architecture, Conceptual Design, Art, Photography and Color Study. Topically: Education, E-learning, Residential and Commercial interior design with special interests in sustainable and universal design needs and issues, adaptive re-use and historic preservation.

Personal Areas of Interest

Ice skating, Swimming, Photography and art, writing, and stand-up paddleboard or SUP.


  • Doctoral candidate: Education with a specialization in E-learning, Northcentral University (2016).
  • M.A. Interior Architecture, Chatham University (Pittsburgh, PA)
  • B.A. Communications, University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA)


  • LEED Green Associate
  • CAPS - Certified Aging-in-Place Specialist


  • Richard E. Sofranko 2010 Entrepreneurial Scholarship as presented by the Sofranko Group and The Chamber of Commerce, Inc.


  • Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation
  • Omicron Delta Kappa - National Leadership Honor Society
  • GREEN Building Alliance - Pittsburgh
  • American Society of Interior Designers