Joanne B. Eicher

Regents Professor Emerita

1958 …2018

Research activity per year

Personal profile

Research interests

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

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

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 → …

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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