College of Family and Consumer Sciences
PhD Student & Graduate Teaching Assistant
|Degree||Field of Study||Institution||Graduation|
|M.S.||Textiles, Merchandising, & Interiors||University of Georgia||2009|
|B.S.||Fashion Merchandising||University of Georgia||2007|
Cultural studies of dress and the body, niche supply chain networks, the business of social media.
More interests: textile science, historic dress, trend forecasting, consumer behavior, and sustainability's relationship with these topics.
TXMI 2100: Textiles for Consumers
TXMI 3210: Fundamentals of Fashion Merchandising
TXMI 4230: Dress, Society, & Culture
TXMI 4290: History of Dress & Fashion
TXMI 5230: Trend Analysis & Forecasting
My current research analyzes maternity swimwear within a post-feminist consumer culture and global economy. It seeks to understand this material item as an actor within the lives of pregnant individuals and affects on psychological/physiological well-being that might result from use.