Administrative Faculty - Interim Director
Faculty - Professor of Textiles and Apparel
Textiles and Apparel
Ph.D. University of Minnesota
Research focuses on fashion change theory; and more specifically on cultural construction and transformation of gender through dress and appearance.
REFEREED ACADEMIC BOOKS
Lynch, A. & Strauss, M. Changing Fashion: A Critical Analysis to Trend Analysis and Cultural Meaning. Oxford and New York: Berg Publications.
Lynch, A. (1999). Dress, Gender, and Cultural Change: Asian American and African American Rites of Passage. Oxford and New York: Berg Publications.
Lynch A. & Fleming W. M. (2005). "Bystander Approaches: Empowering Students to Model Ethical Sexual Behavior." The Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences 97 (3), pp 27-33.
Lynch A. & Strauss, M. (2003). "Breaking the Gender Barrier: Infusion of Technology into a Textile and Apparel Curriculum." The Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences 95 (4), pp 149-161.
Lynch, A., Michelman, S. and Hegland J. (1998). "Cross-cultural and Intra-societal Application of Delong's Framework for Visual Analysis". Clothing and Textiles Research Journal 16(4), pp. 145-156.
Lynch, A., Detzner, D. F. and Eicher, J. B. (1996). "Transmission and Reconstruction of Gender through Dress: Hmong American New Year Rituals". Clothing and Textiles Research Journal 14(4), pp. 257-266.
Lynch, A. (1995). "Hmong American New Year's Dress: The Display of Ethnicity". In Joanne B. Eicher (Ed.), Dress and Ethnicity. Oxford: Berg Publishers.
Lynch, A., Detzner, D. F. and Eicher, J. B. (1995). "Hmong American New Year Rituals: Generational Bonds through Dress and Cloth". Clothing and Textiles Research Journal 13(2), pp. 111-120.