Maureen Sweeney MacGillivray

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					                          Maureen Sweeney MacGillivray, Ph. D.
                           Professor of Apparel Merchandising and Design
                            Department of Human Environmental Studies
                                     Central Michigan University
                                       Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
                         Phone: 989 774 2229 Email:

Areas of teaching: Functional apparel design, textiles, socio-cultural aspects of dress and
appearance management, fashion production, promotion, and merchandising

Areas of research: Functional apparel design for sports, health, safety, ergonomic and other
applications; use of body scanning and infra-red themography to map the body surface and
examine heat exchange under various environmental and metabolic activity levels; appearance
management in adolescence

Degree   Institution                           Date          Specialty
 PH. D.           Oklahoma State University    1988          Clothing, Textiles,
                  Stillwater, Oklahoma                              and Merchandising

M.A.              Michigan State University    1980          Clothing and Textiles
                  East Lansing, Michigan

B.S.              Michigan State University    1978         Retailing of Clothing
                                                                    and Textiles
            Internship   United States Army, Natick Research, Development and Engineering
                         Center, Sensory Analysis Branch, Behavioral Sciences Division, Science
                         and Advanced Technology Laboratory, Natick, MA.


Dates                    Employer                                   Position

8/99-present Department of Human Environmental                     Professor
8/91-8/99           Studies                                        Associate Professor
8/88-8/91    Central Michigan University                           Assistant Professor
8/82-8/88*   Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858                                Instructor

8/86-12/87        Department of Clothing, Textiles                  Graduate Research
                          and Merchandising                             Associate
                  Oklahoma State University
                  Stillwater, OK 74074

1/81-8/83        Department of Human Environment                    Specialist
                         and Design
9/78-12/80       Michigan State University                          Graduate Research
                 East Lansing, MI 48824                                  Assistant

* Leave of absence from CMU granted 8/86-12/87 to complete doctoral studies
Courses taught at Central Michigan University
HEV 140      Clothing Construction and Design
HEV 141      Apparel Design Analysis
HEV 240      Advanced Apparel Construction
HEV 252      Dress and Culture
HEV 256      Fashion Merchandising
HEV 255/155 Textiles for the Consumer
HEV 340      Couture Design
HEV 350      New York Fashion Field Study
HEV 352      Trends and Issues in Fashion Retailing
HEV 355      Textiles
HEV 357      Fashion Production and Promotion
HEV 447      Functional Apparel Design
HEV 450      Seminar in Fashion Merchandising, Apparel Design and Textiles
HEV 555      Advanced Textiles
HEV 497F/P Fashion Production
HEV 497P Fashion Promotion
HEV 497 I    Anti-Fashion
HEV 497/597 (several individualized studies)


Domina, T., Heuberger, R., MacGillivray, M. (in press) Examination of body image issues and
willingness to be body scanned. Women and Health

Heuberger, R., Domina, T., MacGillivray, M., (in press). Body scanning as a new
anthropometric measurement tool for health-risk assessment. International Journal of Consumer

Lerch, T., MacGillivray, M., Domina, T. (in press). 3D laser scanning: A Model of
multidisciplinary research. Journal of Textile and Apparel Technology and Management.

MacGillivray, M. and Hann, M. (2003). The fashion consumer in the global marketplace.
(monograph) Textile Progress, 33(3), 1-47.

MacGillivray, M. (2001). Appearance management. In J. Lerner & R. Lerner
(Eds.), Adolescence in America: An Encyclopedia, pp 54-57, Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO

MacGillivray, M. and Branson, D. (2001). Foreward to U. Chowdhary’s Functional Clothing,
Body Comfort and Special Needs. Columbia, Missouri: University of Missouri Columbia
Custom Publishing.

MacGillivray, M., Koch, K., & Domina, T. (1998). Fashion opinion leadership among
working and nonworking women. Journal of Consumer Studies and Home Economics,

Wilson, J. and MacGillivray, M. (1998). Self perceived influences of family, friends and media
on adolescent clothing choice. Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal, 26,

MacGillivray, M. and Wilson, J. (1997). Clothing and appearance in early, middle and late
adolescents. Clothing and Textile Research Journal, 15, 43-49.

Koch, K. and MacGillivray, M. (1992) Satisfaction with maternity wear: Applications
of a model for information based programming. Journal of Home Economics, 84(2),

Branson, D. H. and Sweeney, M. M. (1991) Clothing comfort conceptualization and
measurement. In S. Kaiser & M. L. Damhorst (Eds.), Critical linkages in textiles and clothing:
Theory, method and practice. Monument, CO: ACPTC.

Branson, D. H. and Sweeney, M. M. (1991) Pesticide personal protective clothing. Reviews
of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 122, 81-109.

Sweeney, M. M. and Branson, D. H. (1990). Sensorial Comfort Part I: A psychophysical
method to assess moisture sensation in clothing. Textile Research Journal, 60, 371-377.

Sweeney, M. M. and Branson, D. H. (1990). Sensorial Comfort Part II: A magnitude
estimation approach to the assessment of moisture sensation. Textile Research
Journal, 60, 447-452.


Ebony and Ivory, original design exhibited at the annual meeting of the International Textile and
Apparel Association, Kansas City, MO, 2001

The “New Look” in Silk Shantung, original design exhibited at the annual meeting of the
International Textile and Apparel Association, Kansas City, MO, 2001


2007 - $449,678 . Towards 2010: Exploration of functional design issues that
       interface with the human body. Co-applicants: Tanya Domina, Maureen MacGillivray,
       Terry Lerch, Patrick Kinnicut.

2006 - $236, 714 (Fall, resubmission). Towards mass customization: Thermal profiling the
       human torso. PI: Tanya Domina; Co-applicants: Maureen MacGillivray, Terry Lerch,
       Patrick Kinnicut, Moshe Rock (Malden Mills, Inc) National Science Foundation –

2006 – $70,499. Funded. Developing a body mapping process to guide the
       design of “Second Skin” thermal apparel. PI: Tanya Domina; Co-applicants: Maureen
       MacGillivray, Terry Lerch. Research Excellence Funds 2005-6 competition, CMU

2006 - $235,031 (under review). Thermal imaging as a novel anthropometric
       measurement device for health risk assessment. PI : Roschelle Heuberger; Co-
       investigators: Tanya Domina, Maureen MacGillivray, Patrick Kinnicutt, Terry Lerch
       National Institutes of Health.

2005 – $207,780 (unfunded). Body Scanning: An Anthropometric Measuring Device for Health
       Risk Assessment. PI: Roschelle Hueberger; Co-investigators, Tanya Domina, Terry
       Lerch, Maureen MacGillivray. National Institutes of Health.

2004 – $346,085.00. Funded. 3D Body Scanner. PI:Tanya Domina; Co-investigators: Maureen
       MacGillivray, Terry Lerch, Usha Chowdhary. National Science Foundation Grant.


Kinnicut, P., Domina, T., MacGillivray, M., & Lerch, T. (2007) Towards mass-customizable
next-to-skin apparel. World Conference on Mass Customization & Personalization (MCPC).
October 2007. Boston, MA.

Domina, T., Kinnicut, P., MacGillivray, M. & Lerch, T. (2007) 2D/3D Thermal mapping for the
development of mass-customizable NTS apparel. American Association of Textile Chemists and
Colorists (AATCC) International Conference and Exhibition (IC&E). October 2007. Charleston,

MacGillivray, M., Domina , T., Lerch, T., Kinnicutt , P. (2007) Engineering design process –An
interdisciplinary approach. International Conference on Engineering Education (ICEE).
September 2007. Coimbra, Portugal

Kinnicut, P., Domina, T., Lerch, T., MacGillivray, M. (2007) Collaborative teamwork exploring
the development of mass-customizable next-to-skin apparel. 11th International Conference on
Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) in Design. April 2007 Australia

MacGillivray, M., Lerch, T., Domina, T. & Kinnicut, P. (2006). Use of 3d laser body scanning
and infrared thermography to improve clothing comfort. Industrial Fabrics Association
International (IFAI) Expo . Ocotober 2006, Atlanta, GA.

Impact of nanotechnology on apparel innovation. 11 th International Conference on Wool. Leeds,
UK, September, 2005.

Preparation of designers for the 21 st century. 4th International Conference on Safety and
Protective Fabrics. Pittsburgh, PA, October 2004.

The multidimensional fashion consumer. Seminar on Merchandising from an
American Perspective. Clothing Industry Training Authority, Hong Kong. October 2002

Fashion and postmodernism. Keynote address. ARS Textrina International
Conference, Leeds, England. June 2000

Middle school students perceptions of hip hop music and music video imagery.
International Textile and Apparel Association. Savannah, GA, November 2003.

Fashion as acculturation. ARS Textrina International Conference, St. Paul, MN June 1999.

General education: The case for a course on dress and culture. International Textile and
Apparel Association, Dallas, TX, November 1998.

Cultural ambivalence in 20 th century fashions: Contemporary examples. ARS Textrina
International Conference, Madison, WI, June 1998.

Image editing a historical document of dress. ARS Textrina International Conference and
Costume Society of America, Stillwater, OK, June 1997.

Media influences on adolescent clothing choices. International Textile and Apparel
Association. Banff, CA, August 1996.

Effect of masculine influenced attire on the assignment of potency traits to managerial
women. National Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. New Orleans, LA, June 1995.

Conceptualizing the physiological/perceptual response of a warm or cool sensation in
clothing. International Textile and Apparel Association. Minneapolis, MN,
October 1994.

Women, work involvement and satisfaction with career apparel. International
Textile and Apparel Association. Minneapolis, MN, October 1994.

Using CAD as a tool in person perception research. Michigan Association of Family and
Consumer Sciences. East Lansing, MI, March 1994.

Self concept and clothing use in early, middle and late adolescents. International Textile and
Apparel Association. Greenbrier, WVA, November 1993.

Utilizing users' language of perception in the subjective assessment of fabric hand.
Association of College Professors of Textiles & Clothing. Denver, CO, November 1990. Textile
        product comfort. Panel reactant. (ACPTC) Denver, CO, November 1990.


International Textile and Apparel Association Student Design Exhibition, juried
Thompson, Jennifer (2002) “Leather and Lace” exhibited in NYC. Mentor/sponsor
Bowden, Michelle (2002) “Aunt Lucille” exhibited in NYC. Mentor

Industrial Fabric Association International Student Design Challenge, juried
Montpetit, Colette (2005). “Children’s Germ/Viral Protection Gown” exhibited in
       San Antonio, TX. Mentor/sponsor. Third Place
Caporale, Kristin (2004) “Little League Chest Protector” exhibited in Pittsburg,
       PA. Mentor/sponsor. Third Place.

Fashion Productions, Directed
Threads 2005. Fashion presentation of 25 student designers. Plachta Auditorium, CMU, audience
              of over 900. Documented on dvd.
Threads 2004. Fashion presentation of 32 student designers. Plachta Auditorium, CMU,
              audience of over 700. Documented on dvd.
Threads 2003. Fashion presentation of 24 student designers. Plachta Auditorium, CMU
              audience of over 500.

Associate Editor, Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal, 1996 – 1999
Editorial Board, Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal, 1992 - 1999
Reviewer, ad hoc, Clothing and Textile Research Journal, 1996 - present


Living Legacy Recognition, 2006. Michigan State University, Human Ecology Ecologue

Sabbatical Leave, awarded Spring 2006. Integrating the body scanner into the undergraduate

Emerging Leader, awarded at the 1996 centennial celebration of Human Ecology at Michigan
State University, for noteworthy accomplishments and significant contribution to the field of
apparel and textiles.


Industrial Fabric Association International (IFAI)
International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA)
American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS)
Michigan Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (MAFCS)
Oklahoma Home Economics Association (OHEA), 1986-1990


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