Joanne B. Eicher

Regents Professor Emerita

1958 …2018
If you made any changes in Pure, your changes will be visible here soon.

Personal profile

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

20082012

Advisory Council, Textile Research Center, Leiden, Netherlands

2006 → …

Editor, Bloomsbury Academic

1994 → …

Director, Goldstein Museum of Design

1987 → …

Keywords

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

Fingerprint The Fingerprint is created by mining the titles and abstracts of the person's research outputs and projects/funding awards to create an index of weighted terms from discipline-specific thesauri.

Social sciences Chemical Compounds
Textiles Chemical Compounds
Direction compound Chemical Compounds
Paperback Arts & Humanities
Dictionary of Art Arts & Humanities
Cultural Context Arts & Humanities
J.M.W. Turner Arts & Humanities
Africa Arts & Humanities

Research Output 1958 2018

Forward in forthcoming : "Fashion History: A Global View": Fashion History: A Global View

Lillethun, A., Welters, L. & Eicher, J., 2018, Fashion History: A Global View. Oxford, U.K.: Bloomsbury Publishing

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

The Anthropology of Dress and Fashion: A Reader,

Luvaas, B. (ed.) & Eicher, J., 2018, (In preparation) Bloomsbury Publishing.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Fashion Icon: Marilyn Monroe, Fashion Photography Archive. Valerie Steele (Ed), Bloomsbury Publishing Pictures

Eicher, J., 2016, Fashion Photography Archive. Valerie Steele (Ed), Bloomsbury Publishing Pictures. Oxford, U.K.: Bloomsbury Publishing

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Forward in "African Lace-Bark in the Caribbean"

Eicher, J. & Buckridge, S., 2016, African Lace-Bark in the Caribbean. Bloomsbury Publishing

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

Activities 2011 2013

  • 3 Editorial activity

Dress and Fashion Research Book Series (Journal)

Joanne B. Eicher (Peer reviewer)
2013 → …

Activity: Editorial work typesEditorial activity

Dress, Body and Culture Book Series (Journal)

Joanne B. Eicher (Peer reviewer)
2013 → …

Activity: Editorial work typesEditorial activity

Berg Fashion Library (Journal)

Joanne B. Eicher (Peer reviewer)
20112013

Activity: Editorial work typesEditorial activity

Prizes

Ada Comstock Distinguished Woman's Faculty Award/Lecturer

Joanne Eicher (Recipient), Nov 2007

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Lecturers

Award of Merit, Gamma Sigma Delta (Agricultural Honorary Society), 1993.

Joanne Eicher (Recipient), 1993

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Charter Fellow, International Textiles and Apparel Association, 1989.

Joanne Eicher (Recipient), 1989

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Cooper Hewitt National Design Awards, nominated for Design Mind.

Joanne Eicher (Recipient), 2015

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)