Laura Taylor

Ph.D. Student
Phone: 716-570-6359


B.S. Human Ecology concentration in Apparel and Textiles from SUNY Oneonta

M.F.A. Fashion Merchandising from Academy of Art University

Research Interests:

  • Fashion Sustainability
  • Utilizing textile waste to create new consumer goods
  • Sustainable communities using the fashion industry

Industry Experience:      

  • Small Business Owner
  • Retail Store Manager
  • Visual Merchandiser
  • Wholesale and Retail apparel rental industry
  • Adjunct and Full time instructor

Honors and Awards:

Part Time Faculty Award

Professional Affiliations:

  • ITAA
  • American Sewing Guild
  • Buffalo Niagara Sales and Marketing Executives

Extracurricular Activities:

  • Kayaking
  • Cycling
  • Sewing