Joanne B. Eicher

Regents Professor Emerita

1958 …2018

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Research interests

Specialization: Dress and textiles as design artifacts and non-verbal communication systems. Area: focus: Africa/Asia.

External Positions

Keynote Address, London College of Fashion, Symposium on Fashion and the Senses "Dress, the senses and the public, private and secret selves."

2015 → …

Editor, Bloomsbury Academic "Dress and Fashion Research Series."

2013 → …

Editor, Berg Fashion Library

2011 → …

Textile Society of America


Advisory Council, Textile Research Center, Leiden, Netherlands

2006 → …

Editor, Bloomsbury Academic

1994 → …

Director, Goldstein Museum of Design

1987 → …

Research Interest Keywords

  • Non-verbal Communication
  • Dress and Fashion
  • Cultural Dress
  • Body and Dress
  • Cultural Authentication;
  • Clothing and dress-African
  • Textiles- African
  • Textiles - Kalabari


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