Rene King

Past President
Columbia College
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Rene King is an Assistant Professor of Instruction in the Design Department at Columbia College. She holds degrees in Interior Design and Architecture, is NCIDQ certified and a LEED AP. King has over 20 years of professional experience and has worked for a number of award-winning architectural firms in the United States and France. Her current research interests explore design, placemaking, and social justice in Chicago. She has served on the IIDA Illinois Chapter Board of Directors for nearly six years as VP of Student Affairs, President-Elect, President, and Past-President.