Specialties & Expertise
Sustainable Apparel Design
History & Material Culture
Cross-cultural Influence on Design
Socio-psychological Aspects of Clothing
Course Titles (resident and outreach teaching:
DHA 8166 Material Culture & Design
DeLong, M., Min, S., Casto, M., Berk, G. (2015). Sustainability in the Apparel Design Process.
Fashion Practice, online Routledge Publications.
DeLong, M. Casto, M., McKinney, M. Min, S., Ramaswamy, H., Thoreson, N. (2014). Curating Cinderella: A holiday extravaganza at Marshall Field’s. Fashion, Style & Popular Culture. in focused issue, Curating Costume/Exhibiting Fashion, 2 ( 1), 45-63.
DeLong, M. Heinemann, B. and Reiley, M.( 2014). Redefining, Redesigning Fashion: Designs for Sustainability. Fashion Practice. 6:1, 125-130.
DeLong, M. (2014). Aesthetics, An Overview for Berg Fashion Library, online.
DeLong M. Casto, M.A., McKinney, M. (2013). Lessons Learned from Youth. Full paper in Proceedings of International Conference of Education, Research & Innovation. November 18-20, Seville, Spain. ISSN: 2010=4626, pp.647-656.
DeLong, M. Goncu-Berk, G. Bye, E. & Wu, J. (February 2013). Apparel Sustainability from a Local Perspective. Research Journal of Textile and .Apparel17(1), 59-69.
Braaten, A. & DeLong, M. (November 2013). Shawls of the Germans from Russia: Connections to the Past. Textile History. 44 ( 2), 197-213.
Sklar, M. & DeLong, M. (2012, October). Punk Dress in the Workplace: Aesthetic Expression and Accommodation. Clothing and Textiles Research Journal. 30(4), 285-299.
DeLong, M., Kahn, C., & Newell, J. (2012). Emerging Leaders in Philanthropy: Making a Difference through the Buckman Fellowship. Journal of Creative Education. 3(6), 1158-1163.
DeLong, M., Park, J., & Wu, JJ. (2012). Tactile Response and Shifting Touch Preference, Textile: Journal of Cloth and Culture. 10(1), 44-60.
DeLong, M., Goncu-Berk, G., Bye, E., & Wu, J. (2011). Raising Awareness of Sustainable Practices through Educational Intervention. Full paper in conference proceedings, International Technology, Education, and Development Conference. Valencia, Spain, March 7-9.
DeLong, M. Geum, K. , Gage, K. , McKinney, E., Medvedev, K., & Park, J. (2011). Cultural Exchange: Evaluating an Alternative Model in Higher Education, Journal of Studies in International Education http://jsi.sagepub.com/ l-17.
Redefining, Redesigning Fashion: Design for Sustainability. Exhibition co-curator, Goldstein Museum University of Minnesota, January 19-May 23, 2013.
From Mao to Now, Exhibition co-curator, Goldstein Museum, University of Minnesota, October, 2010-January, 2011.
DeLong, M. Casto, M.A. Heinemann, B. Reiley K. November 2014. Fashion Thinking: Design as Prototype and Sustainability. Fashion Thinking, International conference discussing Fashion in theory, History, Practice. Kolding, Denmark.
Casto, M.A. and DeLong, M. November 2014. Etiquette of Dress: A Comparison of 1960 and 2010. ITAA conference, Charlotte, North Carolina.
Johnson, K., Williams, G. Heinemann, B., Jasper, C., DeLong, M. November 2014. Biographies and Legacies of Textile and Clothing Scholars: Methods and Substance. ITAA conference, Charlotte, North Carolina.
Min, S., DeLong, M. LaBat, K. November 2014. Exploring Flow in Apparel Design Process, ITAA conference, Charlotte, North Carolina.
Lee, Y. and DeLong, M. November, 2014. A Comparison of Responses to Handcrafted Apparel Products among American and Korean Youth. ITAA conference, Charlotte, North Carolina.
DeLong M. Casto, M.A., McKinney, M. November, 2013. Lessons Learned from Youth. International Conference of Education, Research & Innovation. Seville, Spain.
Wu, J. Hu, Y. Zu, DeLong, M. Chinese Fashion Designers’ New Approach to Retail. 2013. in Chinese Fashion at the Crossroads, International Conference of Asian Scholars, Macau, China
Professional, Institutional, and Community Leadership and Service
Co-Editor of Fashion Practice, published twice per year, from 2009 (1.1)- to present (7.2)
College of Design, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, 2015-
All University Grand Challenges Research Team, 2015
University of MN - Honors & Awards, 2012-2015
University of MN - Committee on Committees, 2013-2015
President, Advisory Council, South Dakota Art Museum, 2007-2015
Costume Society of America, Board of Directors, National, 2007-13
Vice President: Awards, Grants, & Honors, 2009-2013
College of Design Award for Excellence in Research, Spring, 2014
Scholars’ Roundtable-Costume Society of America, Philadelphia, 2011
Invited Keynote address, Donghua University, Shanghai Fashion Week, China, May, 2009
College Award for Innovation and Mission Advancement, College of Human Ecology, 2006
Prentice Hall Lecturer, ITAA Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., 2005
Buckman Professor of Design Education, UMN, 1996-2002
Distinguished Alumni Award, Service to Education, South Dakota State University, 2001
Award for Contribution to College & Community, College of Human Ecology, Spring, 2001
Lifetime Achievement in Design & Aesthetics, ITAA, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2000
Apparel Design Program
Interim Associate Dean Academic Affairs
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