Faculty Profile: Gloria M. Williams
Gloria M. Williams, Ph.D.
Specialties & Expertise
- Mapping and organizing knowledge in an applied and interdisciplinary field
- Designed objects and the consumer in everyday life
- Social justice and clothing production in third world countries
- Clothing studies and human actions: a history in higher education
- Late 19th century women reformers: Conditions affecting women/child workers in the textile and apparel industries
- Williams, G.M. (2007). Exploring Alternate Modes of Industry: A critical science perspective. Clothing and Textile Research Journal, 25(4), 336-341.
- Nelson, N. J., LaBat, K., & Williams, G. M. (2005). More than “just a little hobby”: Women and textile art in Ireland. Women’s Studies International Forum, 28(4), 328-342.
- Williams, G.M. (2001). The role of practice in a professional field. International Textile & Apparel Association Proceedings. Monument, MO:ITAA.
- Nelson, N.J., & Williams, G.M. (November 2000). Exploring dress in everyday life through interpretive inquiry. Paper presented at the 57th annual meeting of the International Textile & Apparel Association, Cincinnati, OH.
- Chen-Yu, H.J., Williams, G.M. & Kincade, D.H. (1999). Determinants of consumer satisfaction/dissatisfaction with the performance of apparel products. Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal, 28(2), 167-192.
- Williams, G., Keynote Speaker (1998). Oppressive conditions for women in the US textile and apparel industries. University of British Columbia, Canada.
Professional, Institutional, and Community Leadership and Service
- Goldstein Gallery Textile Curator, 2000-2007
- Goldstein Gallery Policy and Planning Committee, 2000-2007
- Goldstein Gallery Costume/Textiles Accessions Committee, 2000-2007
- DHA Retail Merchandising Search Committee, 2002, 2006
- DHA Retail Merchandising Program, 2000-2009
Associate Professor Emerita
Retail Merchandising Program
Department of Design, Housing, and Apparel
240 McNeal Hall
1985 Buford Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108-6136