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Sara J. Kadolph

Title: Professor Emeritus
Department: Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management
Email: skadolph@iastate.edu

Research interests

  • Natural Dyes
  • Textile Conservation
  • Textile Quality Assurance
  • Product and Materials Analysis

Published works

Kadolph, S. J. (in press). Textiles, 11th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education.

Kadolph, S. J. (in press). Chapter 5. Fabric Structure. In Interior Textile: Design and developments, T. Rowe (ed.). London: Woodhead Publishing Co.

Kadolph, S. J., & Marcketti, S. B. History of the United States and Canadian Textile Industries. In P. Tortora (Ed.), The Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Textiles, 3. Oxford: Berg Fashion Library.

Marcketti, S. B., & Kadolph, S. J. (2009). Style showdown. In L. Parker & M. Dickson (Eds.), Sustainable Fashion: A Handbook for Educators, Bristol, UK: Labour Behind the Label, 41-44.

Marcketti, S. B., & Kadolph, S. J. (2008). A class in research, culture and entrepreneurship. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 12(4), 111-116.

Kadolph, S. J. (2008). Natural dyes: A traditional craft experiencing new attention. The Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin, 75(1), 14-17.

Kadolph, S. J. (2007). Quality Assurance for Textiles and Apparel, 2nd ed., New York: Fairchild Publications.

Kadolph, S. J. (2005). Enhancing student learning by using equipment experts. Clothing and Textile Research Journal, 23(4), 368-374.

Fiore, A. M., Kadolph, S. J. & Ogle, J. P. (2005). Promoting critical thinking in product development: Connections between textile science and consumers' aesthetic value. Clothing and Textiles Research Journal, 23(4), 307-321.

Meyer, D. J. C., & Kadolph, S. J. (2005). The scholarship of teaching and learning in textiles and apparel. Clothing and Textiles Research Journal, 23(4), 209-215.

Kadolph, S. J. (2005). Natural dyes. In V. Steele (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.

Kadolph, S.J., & Casselman, K.D. (2004). In the bag: Contact natural dyeing. Clothing and Textiles Research Journal, 22(1/2), 15-21.

Kadolph, S. J. (2004). Fermentation and its role in natural dyeing. Journal of the Society of International Natural Dyeing, 2(1), 1-7.

Current research projects

Natural Dyes: Analysis of performance, Use and environmental impact of natural dyes; Identification of new dye sources; Analysis of plant residue as dye sources; Marketing of hand-crafted items.