Faculty and Staff Directory » Ellen McKinney

View Directory | Update Profile

Ellen McKinney

Title: Associate Professor
Department: Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management

Office: 1071 Lebaron 626 Morrill Rd., Ames, IA 50011
Phone number: +1 515 294 7536
Email: emckinne@iastate.edu

View resume/vita

Research interests

  • My research is focused on creating better worn products for human users.
  • Apparel product development
  • Apparel patternmaking & Body-to-pattern relationship theory
  • Current knowledge in professional practice & Bridging between theory and practice
  • Apparel sizing and fit problems
  • Functional Design
  • Teaching Wearable Technology

Published works

Current research projects

My primary research focuses on improving worn products for human users.  My area of specialization is patternmaking--both creative and technical.   My creative production is related to my research in apparel fit and patternmaking theory.