work & education

 

—education.

 

Centre for Fashion Studies, Stockholm University (Stockholm, Sweden), Doctor of Philosophy in Fashion Studies (March 1, 2013-May 31, 2018) 

Awarded Humanities Research Grants, The Swedish Royal Academy of Sciences (2015), K&A Wallenberg Foundation Travel Grant for Research (2015, 2016), Full Financial Support for Doctoral Research, Stockholm University (2013-2018)

Dissertation title: Stoutwear and the Discourses of Disorder: Fashioning the Fat, Female Body in American Fashion in the Age of Standardization, 1915-1930Dissertation Committee: Professor Klas Nyberg (Centre for Fashion Studies, Stockholm University), Professor Caroline Evans (Central Saint Martins), Professor Hazel Clark (Parsons School of Design, The New School), Dr. Andrea Kollnitz (Centre for Fashion Studies, Stockholm University)

 

Parsons School of Design, The New School (New York, NY), Master of Arts in Fashion Studies (2010-2012)

Cumulative GPA: 3.97/4.0; Dean's List, 2010-2012; Graduated with Distinction; Awarded Merit-Based Scholarships, 2011-2012

Master's Thesis Title: "Fashionably Fatshionable: A Consideration of the Dress Practices of Self-Proclaimed Fat Women"; Thesis Committee: Professor Hazel Clark (Parsons School of Design, The New School), Elizabeth Morano (Parsons School of Design, The New School; New York University)

 

Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, MO), Bachelor of Arts, Double-Majored in Art History and Anthropology (2006-2010)

Cumulative GPA: 3.7/4.0; Dean’s List, 2007-2010; Received Graduating Honors (2010), Awarded Murphy Family Prize for Outstanding Essay in Art History (2010)

Undergraduate Thesis Title: "Arthur Fellig's Dramas: Now Starring Weegee"; Thesis Advisor: Dr. Angela Miller

 

—work (broadly defined).

 

jobs

Editor-in-Chief, The Fashion Studies Journal, New York, NY (Spring 2012-Present)

Exhibitions Researcher and Editor, MUSEEA (Founded by Sofia Hedmann and Serge Martynov), Stockholm, Sweden and London, UK (Spring 2016-Present). Most recently, I have worked on the exhibition A Queen Within: Adorned Archetypes, which was staged as a pop-up at Miami Art Basel (2017) and will be on view in its entirety at the New Orleans Museum of Art (February 21-May 28, 2018).

Contributing Blogger for Psychology Today, “Fashion, Identity and the Body” (Fall 2016-Present)

Freelance Trend Forecaster, MEMEThIC Lab, Milan, Italy (Fall 2014-Spring 2015)

Archivist of Blogs and Digital Fashion Ephemera, Europeana Fashion, Stockholm, Sweden (Fall 2013-Spring 2015)

Research Assistant to Dr. Hazel Clark and Dr. Cheryl Buckley for their book Fashion and Everyday Life: London and New York (London: Bloomsbury, 2016) (Fall 2010-Spring 2012)

 

peer reviewing and advisory positions

Advisory Board Member, Items: Is Fashion Modern, Curated by Paola Antonelli and Michelle Millar Fisher (MoMA, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, October 3, 2017-January 28, 2018).

Advisory Board Member, The Body: Fashion & PhysiqueCurated by Emma McClendon (The Museum at F.I.T., December 5, 2017-May 2018). 

Guest Reviewer, International Journal of Retail Distribution & ManagementEdited by Prof. Neil Towers, Emerald Books (May 2017)

Guest Reviewer, Fashion Theory: The Journal of Dress, Body and Culture, Edited by Dr. Valerie Steele, Taylor & Francis (Fall 2015)

Guest Reviewer, Fat Studies: Journal of Body Weight and Society, Edited by Dr. Esther Rothblum, Taylor & Francis (2015-2017).

Advisory Board Member, Ekphrasis: Journal of Images, Cinema, Theory and MediaBabes-Bolyai University, Romania, (2014). 

 

teaching

"Modevetenskapliga Begrepp" (The Key Concepts of Fashion Studies), Course Leader with Chiara Faggella, Centre for Fashion Studies, Stockholm University (Fall 2017)

"Fashion Studies Methodologies," Guest Lecturer, Led by Dr. Marco Pecorari, Parsons Paris, The New School (Spring 2017)

"Fashion Studies: Key Concepts," Guest Lecturer, Led by Dr. Marco Pecorari, Parsons Paris, The New School (Spring 2017)

"Fashion, History and Mediation," Guest Lecturer, Led by Dr. Marco Pecorari, Parsons Paris, The New School (Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017)

"Introduction to Fashion Studies," Guest Lecturer, Led by Anya Kurennaya, Parsons School of Design, The New School (Spring 2016)

"Contemporary Fashion: From Practice to Theory,"  Assistant Lecturer, Led by Dr. Andrea Kollnitz, Centre for Fashion Studies, Stockholm University (Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016)

"International Fashion Systems," Assistant Lecturer, Led by Dr. Jennyt Lantz, Centre for Fashion Studies, Stockholm University (Spring 2016, Spring 2017)

"Fashion and Design," Course Leader, Fordham University (Summer 2015)

"Fashion Curating," Guest Lecturer, Parsons Paris, The New School (Fall 2014)

"Fashion and Consumer Culture," Assistant Lecturer, Led by Andrea Kollnitz, Centre for Fashion Studies, Stockholm University (Spring 2014, Fall 2015)

"Fashion History," Assistant Lecturer, Led by Dr. Andrea Kollnitz, Centre for Fashion Studies, Stockholm University (Fall 2013, Fall 2014, Fall 2015, Fall 2016, Fall 2017)

"SUPERMODEL: Beauty, Fashion and Performance," Course Leader, Department of Art and Design History and Theory, Parsons School of Design, The New School (Fall 2012)

"Perspectives in World Art and Design," Lecturer, Department of Art and Design History and Theory, Parsons School of Design, The New School (Fall 2012)

"Introduction to Design Studies," Course Leader, Department of Art and Design History and Theory, Parsons School of Design, The New School (Summer 2012)

"History of Fashion," Teaching Fellow, Led by Elizabeth Morano, Department of Art and Design History and Theory, Parsons School of Design, The New School (Spring 2012)     

"Introduction to Design Studies," Teaching Fellow, Co-Led by Emma Bowen and Dr. David Brody, Department of Art and Design History and Theory, Parsons School of Design, The New School (Fall 2011, Spring 2012)

"History of Modern and Postmodern Art," Teaching Fellow, Led by Dr. Nancy Grove, Department of Art and Design History and Theory, Parsons School of Design, The New School (Fall 2011)

 

internships of note

Curatorial Intern, Museum of the City of New York, New York, NY (Spring 2012-Summer 2013)

Fashion Trend Forecasting and Marketing Intern, Trend Union/Edelkoort Inc., New York, NY (Summer-Fall 2011)