Faculty and Staff Directory » Ellen McKinney

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Title: Associate Professor
Department: Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management

Office: 1071 LeBaron, Ames, IA 50011-2100
Phone number: +1 (515) 2947536
Email: emckinne@iastate.edu

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Research interests

  • My research is focused on creating better worn products for human users.
  • Apparel product development
  • Apparel patternmaking & Body-to-pattern relationship theory
  • Apparel sizing and fit problems
  • Functional Design
  • Teaching Wearable Technology

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Current research projects

My primary research focuses on improving worn products for human users.  My area of specialization is patternmaking--both creative and technical.   My creative production is related to my research in apparel fit and patternmaking theory.