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Title: Lecturer
Department: Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management

Office: 31 MacKay, Ames, IA 50011-1078
Phone number: +1 (515) 2947474
Email: jfgordon@iastate.edu

Research interests

  • Twentieth-century fashion history
  • The history of the children's wear industry and children's wear designers




Gordon, J. F. & Hill, C. (2015). Sustainable Fashion: Past, Present, and Future. London: Bloomsbury.

Articles in Books 

Marcketti, S.B., Gordon, J.F. , & Calvin, C. (2018). Inspiration in the Past: Database Searches to Build Fashion History Knowledge. In H. Kent (Ed.), Teaching Fashion Studies. London: Bloomsbury.

Gordon, J.F. & Marcketti, S.B. (2018). Helen Lee & Suzanne Godart: Chic for Children. In N. Deihl (Ed.), The Hidden History of American Fashion: Rediscovering 20th-Century Women Designers. London: Bloomsbury.

Gordon, J.F. (2017). The Florence Eiseman Fashion Legacy. In S.A. Carter (Ed.), Florence Eiseman: Designing Childhood for the American Century. West Bend: The Museum of Wisconsin Art.

Gordon, J.F. (2017). Double Knits: Mid-Twentieth Century Mother-Daughter Sweaters. In K. Ben-Horin, J. Merrill, & G. DeMeyere. The Sweater: A History. Schiffer Publishing.

Journal Articles

Gordon, J.F. (2018). Joseph Love, Inc.: Building and Branding a Children’s Wear Firm. Dress, Spring 2018.