Lorynn Divita, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Apparel Merchandising · Baylor University

Dr. Divita's areas of research are fashion forecasting and trend contagion; and textile, apparel and retailing industry topics.

Retailing Fashion Merchandising Apparel Textile Sciences Fashion Forecasting

Jay Yoo, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences Apparel Merchandising · Baylor University

Expert in fashion merchandising, apparel and consumer behavior

Green Consumption Body-Tanning Behaviors Apparel and Consumer Behavior Fashion Merchandising Appearance-Related Behaviors

Beth Myers

Department Chair, Associate Professor of Fashion Merchandising & Apparel Design · Georgia Southern University

Beth Myers works to find relationships between brands, consumers and the apparel they purchase.

Consumer Behavior Branding Textiles Apparel Merchandising Fashion Trends

Richard Appelbaum, PhD

Doctoral Faculty - School of Leadership Studies · Fielding Graduate University

Globalization; social and ecological sustainability; world-systems theory; the globalization of business and workers' rights

Global Political Economy World Systems Labor Markets and Global Production East Asia and the Global Economy Technology and Development

Tim Kilroy

CMO · Karmaloop

Entrepreneur, CMO, Digital & Social Media

Mobile Marketing SEM Online Marketing Negotiation Mergers

Theresa M. Winge

Associate Professor of Fashion Design and Theory · Michigan State University

An expert on fashion and dress, Theresa M. Winge focuses her research on the construction of identity within visual and material cultures.

Material Culture Steampunk Subculture Culture Fashion

Patrick Conway, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair, Department of Economics, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Patrick J. Conway is Professor and Chair of the Department of Economics at UNC Chapel Hill

Tariffs Globalization International Trade IMF Adjustment Programs Economic Development

Mevan Jayasinghe

Associate Professor; Associate Director of Outreach, Director of Professional Development and Labor Education Programs in the School of Human Resources and Labor Relations · Michigan State University

Mevan Jayasinghe conducts international research on the effectiveness of human resource mgmt & corporate social responsibility strategies.

Strategic Human Resource Management Human Resources in the Apparel Manufacturing Industry Corporate Social Responsibility and Labor Standards in Global Supply Chains Social Compliance in Global Supply Chains Job Quality

Jayashankar Swaminathan

GlaxoSmithKline Distinguished Professor of Operations, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School · UNC-Chapel Hill

Jay Swaminathan is an internationally recognized thought leader in innovations in global operations and supply chain management.

Sustainability International Operations E-Commerce Retailing

Anuj Kumar

Matherly Professor of Information Systems · University of Florida

Anuj Kumar’s research is focused on understanding how information technology affects the behavior of organizations and individuals.

How Online Product Recommendations Affects Customer Demand How Technology Can Be Used to Remedy Societal Problems Technology Enabled Multi-channel Business Operations Information Systems and Operations Management Business Value of Information Technology

Leon Wiebers

Professor of Costume Design in Theatre Arts · Loyola Marymount University

Professor of Costume Design in Theatre Arts

Apparel/Accessories Musical Theatre Entertainment Opera Music Production

Patricia Huddleston

Professor and Director of Information and Media PhD program · Michigan State University

Expert in Consumer decision making at Point of Purchase, Retail Strategy

Point of Purchase Marketing Consomer Loyalty Retail Strategy Eye-Tracking

Lewis Perkins

Sustainability Strategist · New House LLC

Engaging Social and Environmental Responsibility Speaker

Corporate Sustainability Trends Knowledge & Insights Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Continuous Improvement Quality Standards Sustainable Textiles & Apparel

Aidin Namin, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Marketing Analytics, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Marketing Analytics Data Analytics Modeling Econometrics Retailing

Andrew Rohm, Ph.D.

Professor of Marketing, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Co-Director of the M-School

New Media Consumer Acceptance of Mobile Marketing Social Media Marketing

Mitchell Hamilton, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Marketing, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

Chair, Department of Marketing and Business Law

Qualitative Research Branding Digital Marketing Consumer Self-Image Higher Education

Candace Keller

Associate Professor of African Art and Visual Culture · Michigan State University

Candace M. Keller is an expert in African art and West African photography

West African Photography African Arts

Mary Michele Little

Founder and CEO · One Chic Mama, Inc.

Empowering Women through Personal Style

Style Self Image Beauty Branding

David Schweidel

Professor & Rebecca Cheney McGreevy Endowed Chair of Marketing · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Customer Analytics & Strategy Analytics and Big Data Political Marketing Social Media Artifical Intelligence

Robert Strand

Lecturer | Executive Director, Center for Responsible Business · Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Leading expert on Nordic sustainable business and Nordic capitalism

Nordic Sustainable Business Nordic Capitalism Corporate Social Responsibility Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)