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AT faculty, students present at international conference

Students and faculty from the department of apparel, textiles and interior design presented at the 2012 International Textile and Apparel Association in Honolulu, Nov. 13-17. Faculty and their research papers were:

Hawaiian upcycled bandeau and shorts by Sherry Haar and student Kelsie Doty.

• Rick Cottle, “Statistical Human Body Form Classification: Methodology Development and Application”

• Sherry Haar, “Comparison of Aluminum Mordanted and Nonmordanted Wool and Cotton Dyed with Walnut” with undergraduate Kelsie Doty; and “War Brides: A Practice-Based Examination of Translating Women’s Voices into Textile Art”

• Kim Hiller-Connell, “The Role of Dress in Women’s Transition From Iranians To Iranian-Americans”; and “Using Normative Social Influence To Motivate Sustainable Apparel Purchasing Behaviors”

• Melody LeHew, “The Integration of Sustainability in Textiles and Apparel Education: Key Stakeholder Narratives”

• Minyoung Suh, “Development of Wireless Transmission between Inductively Coupled Layers in Smart Clothing.”

Also presenting was graduate student Erin Monfort-Nelson on “Socially Responsible Consumer Behavior in Apparel and Textiles: Developing a Conceptual Model To Guide Future Research.”

In the juried design exhibition, Doty and her faculty mentor Haar showed two sustainable designs – Hawaiian Upcycled Halter Dress and Hawaiian Upcycled Shorts and Bandeau.

Prepared by Human Ecology communications


This entry was posted on Friday, November 30th, 2012 and is filed under Apparel, Textiles & Interior Design, College News.

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