Fashion merchandising faculty

Sandra Stansbery Buckland, Ph.D.
Professor
Fashion Merchandising
School of Family and Consumer Sciences
215L Schrank South
Akron, OH 44325-6103
330-972-8090
skb@uakron.edu

Credentials

  • Ph.D. in Clothing and Textiles, The Ohio State University
  • M.A. in Family and Consumer Sciences, The University of Akron
  • B.A. in Clothing, Textiles and Interiors, The University of Akron

Research Interest

  • 1940s American Fashion Industry
  • Fashion and Art


Teena Jennings-Rentenaar, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Textile Sciences
School of Family and Consumer Sciences
215M Schrank South
Akron, OH 44325-6103
330-972-8313
tj9@uakron.edu

Credentials

  • Ph.D. in Clothing and Textiles, The Ohio State University
  • M.Sc. in Clothing and Textiles, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
  • B.A.(Hons.) in Biology/Psychology, Queen's University, Kingston, Canada

Research Interest

  • Historic textiles and associated equipment
  • Textile structures and techniques
  • Fibers
  • Textile conservation
  • Contemporary fiber arts


Virginia Gunn, Ph.D.

Professor, Clothing, Textiles and Interiors
Director, School of Family and Consumer Sciences
The University of Akron
215 Schrank Hall South
Akron, OH 44325-6103
330-972-7729
vgunn@uakron.edu

Credentials

  • B.S. Home Economics Education, Kansas State University
  • M.S. Applied Art, Syracuse University
  • Ph.D. History, The University of Akron

Research Interests

  • Ohio Coverlets and Coverlet Weavers
  • American Quilts
  • Printed Fabrics
  • Women's Needlework and Textile Art
  • Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Costume
  • Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century American Interiors
  • History of Women's Education
  • History of Family and Consumer Sciences - The Home Economics Movement
  • Material-Culture and Historical Methods

Curriculum Vita