Apparel Design College of Design

Faculty

ELIZABETH BYE, Professor, Department Head

Co-director, Human Dimensioning© Laboratory
office:  240 McNeal Hall
phone:  612-624-3751   
e-mail:  ebye@umn.edu

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Scholarly Interests:

Dr. Missy Bye’s scholarship balances published research and creative works with a focus on apparel technology including sizing and fit of wearable products, human factors in the design of wearable products, and the relationship between design/manufacturing/sustainability. Current projects include  the development of culturally sensitive activewear for and with East African girls and their mothers. She is co-editor of a focused issue of  the Clothing and Textiles Research Journal (CTRJ) Advancing Design Scholarship in Textiles and Apparel , and editor of a focused issue of Fashion and Textiles, New Approaches to Apparel Making in the 21st Century. She received the International Textiles and Apparel Association Lectra Innovation award for faculty research twice, both for projects conducted with graduate students.  She received the College of Design Outstanding Teaching Award. Dr. Bye is the department head of Design, Housing and Apparel.

 

MARILYN DeLONG, Professor
office:  351 McNeal Hall  
phone: 612-625-1219
e-mail:  mdelong@umn.edu

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Scholarly Interests: design history, education, perception, and material culture.

 

 

LUCY DUNNE, Professor, Program Director

Co-director, Wearable Technology Lab
office: 356 McNeal Hall
phone: 612-626-5901
e-mail: ldunne@umn.edu

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Scholarly interests: intersection of clothing and technology through the development of smart clothing, e-textiles, and intelligent clothing systems.

 

 

LINSEY GRIFFIN, Assistant Professor

Co-director, Human Dimensioning© Laboratory

office:  350 McNeal Hall

phone: 612-301-1351

e-mail: lgriffin@umn.edu

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Scholarly interests: The intersections of design, sustainability, and business; circular economy; applications for textile waste; design for longevity, repair, and recycling; patternmaking; apparel manufacturing

 

 

BRAD HOLSCHUH, Assistant Professor

Co-director, Wearable Technology Lab

office: 354 McNeal Hall

phone: 612-624-3210

e-mail: bth@umn.edu

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Scholarly interests: wearable sensing and actuation systems, use of wearable, multifunctional and adaptive soft materials.

 

 

Part-time Faculty

 

LINDSEY STRANGE, Teaching Specialist

e-mail: lstrange@umn.edu

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Scholarly Interests: Apparel design & construction, fit and alteration, technical design, sweater production, and costume design

 

KATHRYN REILEY, Lecturer

email: kreiley@umn.edu

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Scholarly Interests:  Vintage clothing market, dress history and aesthetics, textiles, and consumer behavior

 


 

 

 

 

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