Building on her long partnership with apparel faculty and research, economics professor Vicki McCracken is the new chair of the Department of Apparel, Merchandising, Design and Textiles at Washington State University.
McCracken, who replaces retired chair Joan Ellis, took on the four-year appointment in May.
“I am very impressed by our AMDT faculty and students,” McCracken said. “We’re growing in research dollars and impact, and in our graduate and interdisciplinary programs. We also have a strong undergraduate program. This is an exciting group of people to be around.
“A big part of apparel merchandising is the market,” added McCracken, who teamed with Ellis on … » More …