Professional Affiliations

Our Fashion Design and Retailing faculty are members of the following international organizations.  Both faculty and students participate in meetings, conferences, and research reporting with these organizations.

International Textiles and Apparel Association
(itaaonline.org)

Costume Society of America
(costumesocietyamerica.org)

Fashion Group International- Boston
(boston.fgi.org)

Educators for Socially Responsible Apparel Practices
(esrapglobal.org)

Recent Faculty Publications and Presentations

Cho S., (2019) “Creative Design Thinking Process: Fashion Is Cyclical Then, Now, and Future”, International Textile and Apparel Association Annual Conference Proceedings 76(1). doi: https://doi.org/10.31274/itaa.8310

Cho S., (2018) “A "Widening the Circle: Diversity and Inclusion in Design Thinking Process" Project in Fashion Design Curriculum”, International Textile and Apparel Association Annual Conference Proceedings 75(1).

Cho, S. (2018) "Creative Design Process Exploring Empathetic Design Approaches in Fashion Curriculum" presented at the annual conference of Korea Fashion & Costume Design Association

Cho, S. (2018) "Creative Design Thinking Process for Theatrical Costume Design" at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

Cho, S. (2019) "The Creative Costume Design Innovation of Willa Kim" poster presented at the Costume Society of America annual conference.

Im, H., Ju, H., Johnson, K. K. P., & Park, M. (under review). Beyond visual clutter: The interplay among products, advertisements, and the overall webpage. Journal of Research in Interactive Marketing

Kim, P., Ju, H., Juanjuan, W. (2016). Young adult’s inferences surrounding an alleged sexual assault: Alcohol consumption, gender, dress, and appearance schematicity. Clothing and Textiles Research Journal, 34(2), 127-142.

Mun, J., Ju, H., & Johnson, K. K. P. (2014). Young consumers and retail borrowing: Application of the theory of planned behavior. Journal of Global Fashion Marketing, 5(1), 60-73.

Kane L., (2016) “Dancing Seafoam—A Tribute to the Oregon Coast”, International Textile and Apparel Association Annual Conference Proceedings 73(1). Awarded First Place for Innovative Textile Design by Fashion Supplies Inc.

Kane L., (2016) “Learning Product Quality and Manufacturing Processes Through Hands on Learning: Introducing Gaming into the Fashion Classroom”, International Textile and Apparel Association Annual Conference Proceedings 73(1).

Reddy-Best K.  & Kane L., (2015) “A Feminist Visual Content Analysis of College-Level Textile and Apparel Textbooks 1970s-2010: Intersections of Gender, Race, and Size”, International Textile and Apparel Association Annual Conference Proceedings 72(1).

Noon V. M. & Bruce Ashley V., (2013) “Industry Connections: Linking Design Professionals to Fashion Students Using Real Time Technology”, International Textile and Apparel Association Annual Conference Proceedings 70(1).

Lang C. & Zhang R. & Zhao L., (2017) “Facing the rising consumer sophistication: The factors motivate Chinese consumers' apparel customization adoption”, International Textile and Apparel Association Annual Conference Proceedings 74(1).

Zhang R. & Cho S., (2017) “User-centered design and niche-market development: Engaging Students in the design and merchandising”, International Textile and Apparel Association Annual Conference Proceedings 74(1).

Zhang R. & Lang C., (2018) “A shift from traditional ownership to access-based consumption: Identifying Chinese consumers’ responses to fashion renting business”, International Textile and Apparel Association Annual Conference Proceedings 75(1).

Zhang R. & Lang C. & Wang B., (2016) “The Motivations to Adopt Eco-fashion Products: were Chinese Consumers Underestimated?”, International Textile and Apparel Association Annual Conference Proceedings 73(1).