The Fashion Institute of Technology (Fit), an internationally renowned college of art and design and style, organization and technology, of the State University of New York, invites nominations and applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in the English and Communication Studies Department of the School of Liberal Arts. As an educator she has developed and taught courses on design and style, solution improvement and style history at the National Institute for Style & Technologies in New Delhi, India, lectured on the college circuit in the United Kingdom, worked as an adjunct professor at Match, and, given that 2008, at LIM College in the Merchandizing division. She has led in creative/strategic roles as Fashion Director/Brand Director at global style brands Eileen Fisher, Liz Claiborne and J Crew.
Her early experiences as a fashion editor at Harper’s Bazaar, and as a designer for Halston exactly where she discovered from the masters, enriched her taste and elevated her vision. She rose to turn out to be Corporate Color and Trend Director for Nordstrom Women’s divisions, where she established the Fashion Workplace methodology, and led in the creation of all seasonal forecasting and reporting tools to Design and style, Merchandising and Advertising and marketing. She received an MA and AAS from Fashion Institute of Technology, NY, and a BA from Rutgers, NJ.
Her expansive influence helped to support the delivery of a constant fashion story executed across all customer channels, and to align a style point of view against strategic initiatives. Gretchen holds an assistant professorship and researcher position in Fashion Marketing and advertising at Parsons, The School for Design and style in New York City. In that function she is lead archivist for the processing of 14 collections of institutional records of directors, curators, and programs, as properly as the total records of the Costume Institute.
Before undertaking her current project in January 2013, she completed the grant-funded processing of archival collections at New-York Historical Society, Museum of the City of New York, and Museum of Modern Art that incorporated the records of firms, collecting and publishing organizations, as well as museum curators and applications. Just before coming to Yale, she worked in the Art Collection at Northwestern University Library and in museum education at the Art Institute of Chicago.
Lindsay holds an MS in Library and Details Science from the University of Illinois and an MA in Modern day Art History, Theory, and Criticism from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her existing investigation interests contain art collecting and patronage, style history, and applications of digital humanities strategies in the fine and performing arts.