Jill Pable is a professor with the Interior Architecture & Design Department at Florida State University and a fellow and past national president of the Interior Design Educators Council. She holds B.S. and M.F.A. degrees in Interior Design and a Ph.D. degree in Instructional Technology with specialization in architecture. She is a CIDQ-certified and WELL accredited interior designer. Her research focuses on the design of environments for people in crisis and she facilitates Design Resources for Homelessness, a non-profit resource offering research-informed practical design strategies. These ideas have been featured in NBC News Online, FastCompany, the Conversation, the Independent, and National Public Radio. She is a TEDxFSU speaker, recipient of the ASID national Luminary Award and was noted by DesignIntelligence as one of the 30 Most Admired Design Educators in the United States. Her co-authored work Homelessness and the Built Environment: Designing for Unhoused Persons was awarded the 2022 Interior Design Educators Council National Book Award. She believes that design can make life more interesting, fulfilling and humane.