Isabel Prochner

School of Design

Assistant Professor, Industrial and Interaction Design

Isabel Prochner

Room 400C, The Nancy Cantor Warehouse
350 West Fayette Street
Syracuse, NY 13202


Dr. Isabel Prochner, an assistant professor of industrial and interaction design in the School of Design, teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on industrial design theory, practice, and research.

Prochner’s research and practice focus on socially and community-oriented industrial design. They explore sex and gender equity in the field through a combination of research and design. They also specialize in Canadian design studies, with a focus on regional design opportunities. More information about these projects are available on Prochner’s website

Prochner teaches in the Syracuse University Bachelor of Industrial and Interaction Design, Bachelor of Science in Design Studies, and Master of Fine Arts in Design programs. They serve on the College of Visual and Performing Arts Diversity Equity & Inclusion Committee. 


  • Ph.D. in Environmental Design, University of Montreal, 2019
  • Master of Applied Science in Environmental Design, University of Montreal, 2012
  • Bachelor of Design, University of Alberta, 2010