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Interior design educator

Jeanne Stockdale Rymer, American interior design educator. University Delaware Innovative Instruction grantee, 1982, research grantee for energy efficient window treatments, 1983; recipient Governor's award for energy innovation State of Delaware, 1985, National Department of Energy award for energy innovation, 1985, Environmental Design award American Society Interior Design, 1986; Energy Power Partners research grantee, 1988.


Rymer, Jeanne Stockdale was born on March 30, 1928 in Morgantown, West Virginia, United States. Daughter of Charles E. and Bly (Schaffer) Stockdale.


AB, West Virginia University, 1949. Master of Science in Interior Design, West Virginia University, 1972. Postgraduate, University New Hampshire, 1986.

Postgraduate, Eastern Kentucky University, 1977.


Instructor housing and design Fairmont State College, West Virginia, 1972-1976. Assistant professor interior design Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, 1976-1977. Director McAlpin's Design Studio, Lexington, Kentucky, 1977-1979.

Associate professor interior design University Delaware, Newark, 1979-1994. Principal Lighting Design Associates, Wilmington, Delaware, 1994—2000. Retired, 2000; lighting design consultant.

Consultant in interior design, West Virginia and Kentucky, 1970-1976. Consultant in interior and lighting design Wilmington, Delaware, 1980-2000. Director, curator, board directors Rymer Stakgold Museum, Wilmington Delaware.

Lecturer in field.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member of Interior Design Educators Council, Illuminating Engineering Society, International Association Lighting Designers, American Society Interior Designers.


Charles E. Stockdale

Bly (Schaffer) Stockdale