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Kristian Hogans

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

PhD Student & Graduate Assistant

Kristian Hogans is a critical fashion studies scholar.


Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation
M.S. Global Merchandising Florida State University 2017
B.S. Retailing University of South Carolina- Columbia 2015


Kristian's research centers (re)defining, (re)imagining, and deconstructing, and revitalizing fashion education. This type of research involves sharing narratives of those forgotten and excluded, and broadening our understanding of representation and contributions to fashion education and the industry. Kristian's secondary research explores the design of football athletic uniforms and connection between performance clothing and their well-being and body image. 


Graduate Assistant for the following course: 

TXMI 4250: Apparel and Soft Goods Manufacturing (Fall 2019-Spring 2021)

TXMI 4260: Global Sourcing (Fall 2019-Spring 2021)

TXMI 3530: Apparel Quality Analysis (Fall 2019-Spring 2021)

TXMI 4290: History of Dress (Summer 2020)

TXMI 4280: Apparel Design Studio 


Award Name Awarded By Year Awarded
Mary Josephine Cochran Fellowship American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences 2021
NASPA Region III Research Grant National Association of Student Personnel Administrators 2021


Organization Title Year(s) Service Type
Graduate and Professional Scholars President 2021-2022
Graduate and Professional Scholars Historian 2020-2021

Advisory Committee

Dr. Laura McAndrews (Major Professor)

Dr. Clair McClure

Dr. Monica Sklar

Dr. Ginny Boss

Current Research


Hogans, K & McQuerry, M. (accepted; October 2018). Assessment of ventilated athletic uniforms for improved thermal comfort. AATCC Journal of Research.

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