Ahn

Dr. Insook Ahn

Assistant Professor, Family and Consumer Science

Discipline: Fashion Merchandising & Design


Education

  • Ph.D. School of Textile and Clothing at Chung-Ang University, Korea, Supporting Area: Apparel Design

  • M.A. School of Design at Savannah College of Art & Design, Georgia, USA, Supporting Area: Fashion Design

  • B.A. Fashion Design and Textiles at Chung-Ang University, Korea

  • A.A.S. Patternmaking at Fashion Institute of Technology of State University of New York, NYC

Research Interests

Functional clothing, Sustainable fashion design, Wearable technology, and Creative design.

Current Research

The roles of values, social norms, prefactual emotion, and response efficacy on consumers' personal norms and environmentally friendly apparel purchasing behavior. I also continually create sustainable designs and research on functional apparel for workers, farmer, and people with disabilities.