Daniel Levinson-Wilk, Ph.D., Professor of American History provides academic leadership, create the content, supervise experiential learning through students’ engagement with oral history.
Kyunghee Pyun, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of History of Art with extensive experience with grants and fellowships, serves as a facilitator of programs, creates the content, and manages all aspects of the grant.
The following faculty members have agreed to participate in faculty seminars on regular basis:
Ron Amato, Professor of Photography
Greta Earnest, Associate Professor and Associate Library Director, Gladys Marcus Library
Vincent Quan, Associate Professor of Fashion Business Management
Eileen Karp, Professor/Chair of Fashion Design
Yuniya Kawamura, Professor of Sociology
Su Ku, Assistant Professor of Fashion Design
Karen Trivette, Associate Professor and Head of Special Collections and College Archives, Gladys Marcus Library
The following faculty, staff, and administrators have given advice, provided letters of support, or shared curricular resources.
Nanja Andriananjason, Technologist, Visual Resources, Department of History of Art
Joseph Anderson, Assistant Professor and Digital Initiatives Librarian, Gladys Marcus Library and Goodman Resource Center
Ellen Goldstein-Lynch, Professor of Accessories Design
Carmita Sanchez-Fong, Professor and Chair of Interior Design
Larry Menna, Professor of History and Politics, Farmingdale State University, SUNY; Adjunct Professor of American History, Fashion Institute of Technology
Molly Schoen, Visual Resources Curator, Department of History of Art
Andrew Weinstein, Professor of History of Art
Amy Werbel, Professor of History of Art
The team thanks three consultants who are prominent scholars in the fields of design, labor, and business history respectively for providing guidance and support for over three years from 2017 to 2021.
David Brody is Associate Professor of Design Studies at Parsons School of Design. A specialist in material culture, visual culture, and design studies, Dr. Brody has written acclaimed books on a number of topics, including Housekeeping by Design: Hotels and Labor.
Joshua Freeman, Professor of History at the CUNY Graduate Center and Queens College, is a specialist of U.S. labor history and politics and author of, In Transit: The Transport Workers Union in New York City, 1933-1966 and Working Class New York.
Kimberly Phillips-Fein is Associate Professor of History at New York University and a historian of twentieth-century American business and politics.
Carol Quirke is Professor of American Studies at SUNY Old Westbury and author of Eyes on Labor: News Photography and America’s Working Class and Dorothea Lange, Documentary Photography, and the Twentieth Century: Reinventing Self and Nation.