Dr. Seoha Min
Department of Consumer, Apparel, and Retail Studies
Seoha Min is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Consumer, Apparel, and Retail Studies at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She earned a Ph.D. degree majoring in Apparel Design with a minor in Anthropology at the University of Minnesota. Prior to studying at the UMN, she earned an M.S. in Aesthetics of Dress and a B.S. in Clothing and Textiles at Seoul National University in South Korea.
Her research interests are driven by a desire to explore the role of design in improving the well-being on earth. Scholarly research is focused upon apparel design processes, cultural aspects of design, and sustainable design practices. Current topics of research include design education and sustainable practices of consumers. She is an active member of and has presented her research at The Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles (KSCT), International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA), Costume Society of America (CSA), and ÔFashion And ÉÕ Symposium. She has been honored by ITAA, CSA, and the Goldstein Museum of Design in recognition for her research and design.
Seoha has taught a variety of apparel design courses at the undergraduate level, including design process, patternmaking, draping, and fashion illustration. She is currently teaching a draping course at the University of North Caroline at Greensboro.