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Leadership and Faculty Directors

Dr. Sarah Anne Carter

Executive Director;
Associate Professor in Design Studies

608-890-4854
scarter5@wisc.edu

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Yuhang Li

Faculty Director of Material Culture; Associate Professor of Chinese Art

Department of Art History

yuhang@wisc.edu
608-263-1175

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Dr. Marina Moskowitz

Faculty Director of Textiles; Lynn and Gary Mecklenburg Chair in Textiles, Material Culture and Design

608-262-2015
mmoskowitz@wisc.edu

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Dr. Jung-hye Shin

Faculty Director for Design Thinking; Department Chair, Interior Architecture Program Coordinator, Professor

608-890-3704
jshin9@wisc.edu

Core Staff

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Emma deVries

Engagement Manager for Exhibitions & Programs
ejdevries@wisc.edu
608-262-8815

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Dr. Sophie Pitman

Pleasant Rowland Textile Specialist & Research Director
spitman@wisc.edu
608-262-3623

Graduate Students

Heidi Bechler – Special Projects Assistant, MA Student in the iSchool

Danielle Burke – Special Projects Assistant, PhD Student in Design Student

Maeve Hogan – Special Projects Assistant, PhD Candidate in Design Studies

 

Affiliated Faculty

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Jennifer Angus

Professor

Textiles and Fashion Design, Design Studies Department

jrangus@wisc.edu
608-263-3122

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Virginia Boyd

Professor Emerita

Design Studies Department

vtboyd@wisc.edu

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Jill Casid

Professor of Visual Studies; Director of Graduate Studies

Department of Art History

jhcasid@wisc.edu
608-265-0136

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Wei Dong

Professor Emerit

Interior Architecture, Design Studies Department

weidong@wisc.edu
608-262-8805

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Marianne Fairbanks

Associate Professor

Textiles and Fashion Design, Design Studies Department

mfairbanks@wisc.edu
608-890-3327

Mary Hark

Professor

Textiles and Fashion Design, Design Studies Department

hark@wisc.edu
608-262-1367

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Cynthia Jasper

Vaughan Bascom Professor of Women and Philanthropy

Civil Society and Community Studies Department

crjasper@wisc.edu
608-262-2384

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Carolyn Kallenborn

Professor Emerit

Textiles and Fashion Design, Design Studies Department

cmkallen@wisc.edu
816-550-3930

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Maria Kurutz

Teaching Faculty Emerit

 Design Studies Department

kurutz@wisc.edu
608-263-344

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Dr. Ann Smart Martin

Stanley and Polly Stone (Chipstone) Professor Emerita of American Decorative Arts and Material Culture

asmartin@wisc.edu

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Kevin Ponto

Associate Professor

Textiles and Fashion Design, Design Studies Department

kevin.ponto@wisc.edu
608-265-3958

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Lesley Sager

Teaching Faculty Emerit

Design Studies Department

lhsager@wisc.edu
608-890-3265

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Majid Sarmadi

Professor Emerit

Design Studies Department

majidsar@wisc.edu
608-262-7492

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Jonathan Senchyne

Associate Professor & Director

Center for the History of Print and Digital Culture, The Information School

senchyne@wisc.edu

Advisory Committees

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Center Steering Committee

Dr. Sarah Anne Carter, Center for Design and Material Culture Executive Director, Associate Professor in Design Studies
Yuhang Li – Associate Professor of Chinese Art
Lynn Mecklenburg – CDMC/HLATC Supporter
Dr. Marina Moskowitz – Lynn and Gary Mecklenburg Chair in Textiles, Material Culture, and Design
Jonathan Prown – Executive Director and Chief Curator, Chipstone Foundation
Dr. Jung-hye Shin – Chair, Design Studies Department
Danielle Burke – PhD Student in Design Studies Department

 

Textile Collection Committee

Jenny Angus – Professor, Textiles and Fashion Design
Dr. Sarah Anne Carter – Center for Design and Material Culture Executive Director, Associate Professor in Design Studies
Liz Hooper – Lane, Senior Lecturer, Art History Department and Design Studies Department
Carolyn Jenkinson – Collection Manager
Dr. Marina Moskowitz – Lynn and Gary Mecklenburg Chair in Textiles, Material Culture, and Design
Dr. Sophie Pitman – Pleasant Rowland Textile Specialist and Research Director
Sandy Winder – CDMC/HLATC Supporter

Gallery Committee

Anna Campbell – Associate Professor, Gender and Women’s Studies Department, UW-Madison
Dr. Sarah Anne Carter – Center for Design and Material Culture Executive Director, Associate Professor in Design Studies
Emma deVries – Engagement Manager for Exhibitions and Programs
Marianne Fairbanks – Associate Professor, Design Studies Department, UW-Madison
Brooke Godfrey – Teaching Faculty, Design Studies Department, UW-Madison

Design Thinking Committee

Jennifer Angus – Audrey Rothermel Bascom Professor in Human Ecology, Design Studies Department
Hande Burcu Deniz – Human Ecology PhD Student
Dr. Sarah Anne Carter – Center for Design and Material Culture Executive Director, Associate Professor in Design Studies
Marianne Fairbanks – Associate Professor, Design Studies Department, UW-Madison
Annette McDaniel – Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education & Innovation
Dr. Jung-hye Shin – Design Studies Chair, Interior Architecture Program Coordinator, Associate Professor
Uchita Vaid – Assistant Professor, Design Studies