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Applied Human Sciences Faculty and Staff

Dr. Carrie Cox
Dr. Carrie Cox
- Assistant Professor, Fashion Merchandising

IDFM 132 Perspectives of Dress

IDFM 231 Textile and Apparel Quality Analysis

IDFM 332 History of Twentieth Century Fashion

IDFM 334 Apparel Design Management

IDFM 423 Human Environment Study Tour

IDFM 431 Clothing and Human Behavior

  • 1920s everyday women's dress and it's meaning
  • Upcycled fashions
  • T-shirts and cultural meaning
  • Shaker silk kerchiefs
  • 1920s department store marketing strategies
Joined WKU

Joined AHS in 2015

Received Ph. D. from University of Missouri

Teaches in Fashion Merchandising


Married with one daughter

B.S. Textiles and Clothing - WKU

M.A. Folk Studies - WKU

Ph. D. Textile and Apparel Management - University of Missouri

Member of Costume Society of America, International Textile and Apparel Association, Phi Upsilon Ommicron

Kentucky Museum Board Member

I am an assistant professor in Fashion Merchandising. I teach Clothing and Human Behavior and History of 20th Century Fashion. These courses provide the opportunity to provide inclusive course materials and a way to engage meaningful conversations about our past and how our future as global citizens. I am passionate about all our students and their success.

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Accreditations achieved within the Applied Human Sciences Department

Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) - Nutrition & Dietetic Undergraduate and Graduate programs

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) - Early Childhood Education Associate Degree

National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) - Interior Design program


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