Kristin Thoney-Barletta

Kristin Thoney-Barletta

Associate Professor,
Director of Undergraduate Programs, TATM

Fashion and Textile Management: Textile Brand Management and Marketing
Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management

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About Kristin Thoney-Barletta

Dr. Kristin A. Thoney-Barletta is an Associate Professor in the Department of Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management. She grew up in Elmhurst, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. Dr. Thoney-Barletta received a B.S. in Mathematics in 1994 from Valparaiso University which is located in Indiana. She began her studies at North Carolina State University in August 1994. She graduated in 1997, with a M.S. in Operations Research.  Dr. Thoney-Barletta received her Ph.D. from NC State University in 2000, co-majoring in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research. She is a member of INFORMS and IIE.

Research

  • Textile & Apparel Supply Chain Modeling
  • Apparel Sourcing
  • Textile & Apparel Cost Competitiveness
  • Logistics – Forward and Reverse (Recycling)
  • Production Scheduling
  • Inventory Control
  • Military Logistics

Academic Degrees

  • B.S. Mathematics, Valparaiso University, 1994
  • M.S. Operations Research, North Carolina State University, 1997
  • Ph.D. Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, North Carolina State University, 2000

Publications

An indirect testing approach for characterizing pressure profiles of compression bandages and hosiery
Kwon, C., Hegarty, M., Oxenham, W., Thoney-Barletta, K., Grant, E., & Reid, L. (2018), Journal of the Textile Institute, 109(2), 256-267.
Apparel sourcing in Sub-Saharan Africa: Views from apparel sourcing executives and trade policy representatives
Ruth Dede Adikorley, Kristin Thoney-Barletta, Jeff Joines, Lori Rothenberg . (2017), Research Journal of Textile and Apparel, 21(3), 203-218.
Reverse logistics of US carpet recycling
I Sas, KA Thoney, JA Joines, RE King, R Woolard. (2015), In Tsan-Ming Choi, T.C. Edwin Cheng (Eds.), Sustainable Fashion Supply Chain Management. (pp. 3-30). Cham: Springer,.
On the economic lot scheduling problem: Stock-out prevention and system feasibility
Hanson, B. B., Hodgson, T. J., Kay, M. G., King, R. E., & Thoney-Barletta, K. A. (2015), International Journal of Production Research, 53(16), 4903-4916.
A practical method for evaluating worker allocations in large-scale dual resource constrained job shops
Lobo, B. J., Wilson, J. R., Thoney, K. A., Hodgson, T. J., & King, R. E. (2014), IIE Transactions, 46(11), 1209-1226.
An effective lower bound on L-max in a worker-constrained job shop
Lobo, B. J., Hodgson, T. J., King, R. E., Thoney, K. A., & Wilson, J. R. (2013), Computers & Operations Research, 40(1), 328-343.
Literature review on superhydrophobic self?cleaning surfaces produced by electrospinning
Iurii Sas, Russell E Gorga, Jeff A Joines, Kristin A Thoney. (2012), Journal of Polymer Science. Part B, Polymer Physics, 50(12), 824-845.
Optimal data use in staple yarn manufacturing
Hamilton, B. J., Oxenham, W., Hodge, G. L., & Thoney, K. A. (2012), Journal of the Textile Institute, 103(5), 499-507.
Supply chain multi-objective simulation optimization
Joines, J.A., Thoney, K, & Kay, M.G. (2006), In A. Genco (Ed.), 4th International Industrial Simulation Conference 2006 : ISC'2006 ; June 5 - 7, 2006, Palermo, Italy /. (pp. 125-132). Ostend: EUROSIS-ETI.
Production scheduling in a knitted fabric dyeing and finishing process
Laoboonlur, P., Hodgson, T. J., & Thoney, K. A. (2006), Journal of the Textile Institute, 97(5), 391-399.

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Organizations

  • Program in Operations Research - Associate Faculty Member
  • Integrated Manufacturing Systems Engineering Institute - Associate Faculty Member

Teaching

  • FTM220 - Introduction to Retailing and Supply Chain Management ,
  • FTM/TT380 - Management & Control of Textile & Apparel Systems ,
  • FTM416 - The Business of Fashion ,
  • FTM420 - Retail Buying in Fashion & Textiles ,
  • TTM761 - Supply Chain Management & Information Technology ,

Areas of Expertise