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Kristin Barletta


Textiles Complex NA


Dr. Kristin Thoney-Barletta is Professor and Interim Department Head of the Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management Department.  She received a B.S. in Mathematics in 1994 from Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, Indiana. Dr. Thoney-Barletta graduated in 1997, with a M.Sc. in Operations Research from NC State University.  She received her Ph.D. from NC State University in 2000, co-majoring in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research. Dr. Thoney-Barletta is a member of INFORMS, IIE, ITAA, and ACRA.


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


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


  • FTM 220 – Introduction to Retailing and Supply Chain Management
  • FTM/TT 380 – Management and Control of Textile and Apparel Systems
  • FTM 416 – The Business of Fashion
  • FTM 420 – Retail Buying in Fashion and Textiles
  • TTM 761 – Supply Chain Management and Information Technology


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

Area(s) of Expertise

Brand Management and Marketing
Supply Chain Management


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