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Elena Karpova


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

Office: 1072 Lebaron 626 Morrill Rd., Ames, IA 50011
Phone number: +1 515 294 9266
Email: karpova@iastate.edu

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Research interests

  • Development and assessment of student knowledge and skills to function effectively and responsibly in the global economy, with the focus on global competence and creative thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Trends in the global textile and apparel industries, trade, and markets.
  • Creative thinking. Development of creative thinking as a result of training. Characteristics of creative people.

Published works

Honors and awards

2014                Paper of Distinction Award (Sustainability Track). Hwang, C., Lee, Y., Diddi, S., & Karpova, E. “Don’t buy this jacket”: Effects of anti-consumption advertising on consumer attitudes and purchase intention of apparel products. ITAA Annual Conference, November 12-15, 2014. Charlotte, NC.

2014                Paper of Distinction Award (Professional Development Track). Hodges, N. N., Watchravesringkan, K., Yurchisin, J, Karpova, E., Marcketti, S., Hegland, J., & Yan, R. Developing curriculum to foster students’ entrepreneurial knowledge and small business skills from a global perspective: A report on project products, results, and outcomes. ITAA Annual Conference, November 12-15, 2014. Charlotte, NC.

2012                Wakonse Fellow. Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, Iowa State University.

2011                Best Paper in Apparel, Textiles, and Merchandising published in Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal in 2011. Hodges, N., Watchravesringkan, K., O’Neil, G., Hegland, J., Karpova, E., & Kadolph, S. Collaborative development of curriculum designed to foster global competence: A report on project products, results and outcomes.

2010                Lectra Innovation Award. Jacobs, B., Karpova, E., & Andrew, A. Click-Link-In-Sync: Communication Patterns of Multinational Virtual Learning Teams. ITAA.

2010                Education Innovation Award, University of Pretoria, South Africa. Karpova, E., Jacobs, B., & Andrew, A. Going Global: Multinational virtual team-based collaboration of undergraduate students.

2010                Paper of Distinction Award (Textile and Apparel Industry/International Track). Lu, Y. & Karpova, E. An investigation of the Chinese textile manufacturers’ research and development strategies. ITAA.

2010                Paper of Distinction Award (Textile and Apparel Industry/International Track). Hodges, N., Watchravesringkan, K., O’Neil, Hegland, J., Karpova, E., & Kadolph, S. Collaborative development of curriculum designed to foster global competence:  A report on project products, results and outcomes. ITAA.

2009                Best Research Paper Award (Professional Development Track). Karpova, E., Marcketti, S., Barker, J. Putting the Puzzle Together: Apparel Industry Perspectives on Creativity. ITAA.

2008                Best Research Paper Award (Professional Development Track). Karpova, E., Marcketti, S., Barker, J., & Austin, T. The Efficacy of Teaching Creativity: Assessment of Student Creative Thinking Before and After Exercises. ITAA.