About Katherine Annett-Hitchcock
Dr. Kate Annett-Hitchcock is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management, Wilson College of Textiles, at North Carolina State University. Prior to this she was on the faculty at East Carolina University; Virginia Tech and the Savannah College of Art and Design. She obtained her B.A. (Hons) degree in Art History from the University of Manchester; M.A. in Clothing and Textiles from Michigan State University, and Ph.D. in Clothing and Textiles from Virginia Tech. Her research focuses on clothing for health and well-being; product development for differently-abled populations, and historical and cross-cultural inspirations on fashion design. She has authored peer-reviewed articles, presentations and book chapters, mostly on clothing product development for special populations, and smart clothing technologies. She is committed to women in entrepreneurship and has founded startups in the fashion and textile product arena.
Design and development of clothing for Health and Well-Being; History of Apparel and Textiles; Fashion Entrepreneurship; Undergraduate Research
- Ph.D. Business and Economics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, 2002
- M.A. Clothing and Textiles, Michigan State University, 1991
- B.A. (Hons) Art History and Collections Management, The University of Manchester, 1987
- Comparison of body measurements between Chinese and US females
- Yin, L., & Annett-Hitchcock, K. (2019), JOURNAL OF THE TEXTILE INSTITUTE. https://doi.org/10.1080/00405000.2019.1617531
- Price and perceived product quality: A comparison of denim jeans in three price categories
- Farashahi, B. G., Easter, E., & Annett-Hitchcock, K. (2018), Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management, 22(3), 369–386. https://doi.org/10.1108/jfmm-10-2017-0104
- All fashion is local: Assessing the needs of fashion and textile startups in an era of global fashion dissonance
- Annett-Hitchcock, K., & Relyea, R. (2017), In Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Fashion Federation of Technical Institutes, Amsterdam, Netherlands, March 28-31, 2017.
- The Development of an Herb-Infused Bag that Regenerates Aromatherapy Textiles
- West, A., & Annett-Hitchcock, K. (2016), International Journal of Designed Objects, 10(2). https://doi.org/10.18848/2325-1379/cgp/v10i02/17-30
- Fashion And Disability
- Annett-Hitchcock, K. (2015), In Fashion Design for Living. Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge.
- Shopping and virtual communities for consumers with physical disabilities
- Annett-Hitchcock, K., & Xu, Y. J. (2015), International Journal of Consumer Studies, 39(2), 136–144. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijcs.12161
- A critical review of aroma therapeutic applications for textiles
- West, A. J., & Annett-Hitchcock, K. (2014), Journal of Textile and Apparel Technology and Management, 9(1).
- Fashion and Disability, including snapshots on Universal Design and fashion, and sports clothing for athletes with disabilities
- Carroll, K. (2014), In Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion (Vol. 11). Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press.
- Identification of tactics to engage consumers on Facebook
- Cernel, S., Moore, M., Annett-Hitchcock, K., & Devine, G. (2014), In International Textile and Apparel Association Annual Conference.
- Investigation into the feasibility of inductively coupled antenna for use in smart clothing
- Suh, M., Carroll, K. E., Grant, E., & Oxenham, W. (2014), International Journal of Clothing Science and Technology, 26(1), 25–37. https://doi.org/10.1108/ijcst-10-2012-0064
- Costume Society of America
- Omicron Delta Kappa
- FTM 315 - Fashion Product Design ,
- FTM 415 - Fashion Product Development ,
- FTD 218 - Fashion Illustration ,
- FTD 419 - Fashion Studio II ,
- FTD 497 - Senior Fashion Collection ,
- TTM 515 - Graduate Fashion Product Design ,
- TTM 587 - Graduate Fashion Collection ,