Faculty and Staff
Dr. Katherine A Shaw
Associate Professor/ Departmental Honors Coordinator
Frequently Taught Courses
Sociology of Clothing
Fashion Distribution Systems
||Retail Merchandising and Product Development||Florida State University|
|M.S.||2004||Family and Consumer Sciences||Eastern Illinois University|
|B.S.||2003||Family and Consumer Sciences||Eastern Illinois University|
|A.A.||2001||Art & Design||
Professional OrganizationsKappa Omicron Nu
International Textile and Apparel Association
American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
Illinois Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
American Collegiate Retailing Association
Retail Place Attachment
Research Methods / Statistics (SPSS, Atlas.ti, and Mplus)
Product Development & Design (Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and etc….)
Sociology of Clothing
History of Clothing
History of Family and Consumer Sciences
Shaw, K. & Sullivan, P., The Effects of Retail Place Attachment on E-tailing Patronage.
Marcotte, H & Shaw, K. Consumer Relationship Behavior Between Mothers and Their Adult Daughters
Shaw, K.& Sullivan, P. (2013) Retail Place Attachment: A Qualitative Study of Apparel Shoppers.Journal of Global Fashion Marketing. 4. (4) 284 – 298.
Simpson, L., Taylor, L., O’Rourke, K., & Shaw, K. (2011). An analysis of consumer behavior on Black Friday. American International Journal of Contemporary Research, 1(1), 1-5.
Selected Conference PresentationsO’Rourke, K., Simpson, L., Duncan-Lane, C., Shaw, K. (2014, June 27). A Step in the Right Direction: Making a Wise Transition to Becoming a New Faculty Member. American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, St. Louis, MO.
Sullivan, P., Shaw, K., DuPont, (July 3-5, 2013). A. Different or not: Domestic and Mexican national outshoppers in the U.S.17th Conference of the International Conference on Research in the Distributive Trades Conference Proceedings, European Association of Education and Research in Commercial Distribution (EAERCD), University of Valencia, Valencia Spain,
Marcotte, H, Grant, G. &Shaw, K. (2013, June 28th). Wash fastness between 100% cotton and organic cotton. American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Conference. Houston, TX
Shaw, K. & Marcotte, H. (2013, March). ACRA American Collegiate Retailing Association Conference Proceeding, If you can’t beat them join them: Using smart phone applications in the classroom to enhance student learning. Nashville, TN March 20-23, 2013
Sheikh, A. & Shaw, K. (2012, June). Connecting Professionals. Design Exhibit presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, Indianapolis, IN.
Shaw, K. & Sullivan, P. (2012, March). ACRA American Collegiate Retailing Association Conference Proceeding, How do consumers feel about retail place attachment: A qualitative analysis.
Shaw, K. & Sullivan, P. (2009, June). EAERCD -European Association for Education and Research in Commercial Distribution Conference Proceeding, University of Surrey-Guildford, UK, January 2009.
Simpson, L., O’Rourke, K., Taylor, L., Shaw, K., Bowers, J., & Appleby, D. (2008, June). Get outta my way: An analysis of shopping behavior on Black Friday. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences.
Shaw, K. (2005). Visual merchandising: The effects of store image and store design on the female consumer decision process. The IAFCS Focus: Illinois
Association of Family and Consumer Sciences.
Refereed Design Presentations
MacEachen, J. & Shaw, K. Society’s Eyes: Mounted Exhibit. International Textile and Apparel Association Annual Conference. Greensboro, NC: November 15, 2014
Lumpkin College Undergraduate Research Taskforce
University Undergraduate Research Taskforce
University Honors Council Chair
Departmental Honors Coordinator