Elizabeth Anne Weigle
College of Family and Consumer Sciences
PhD Candidate & Lecturer
|Degree||Field of Study||Institution||Graduation|
|Ph.D.||Polymer, Fiber, and Textile Science *International Merchandising emphasis||University of Georgia||2023|
|M.S.||Textiles, Merchandising, & Interiors||University of Georgia||2009|
|B.S.||Fashion Merchandising||University of Georgia||2007|
Beth's work centers around the psychology of dressing for pregnancy, with a pointed interest in maternity swimwear. She seeks to understand how feelings of embodiment relate to comfort and well-being.
Master's thesis: "The American Trend of Female Pubic Hair Removal: Exploring a Popular Culture Body Modification"
Courses Instructed: TXMI 2010: Creativity in Fashion & Interiors, TXMI 2100: Textiles for Consumers, TXMI 3210: Fundamentals of Fashion Merchandising, TXMI 4230: Dress, Society, & Culture, TXMI 4290: History of Dress & Fashion, TXMI 5230: Trend Analysis & Forecasting
|Award Name||Awarded By||Year Awarded|
|Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award||The Center for Teaching and Learning||2021|
Major Professor: Dr. Laura McAndrews
Committee Member: Dr. Yoo-Kyoung Seock
Committee Member: Dr. Dee Warmath
Committee Member: Dr. Melissa Freeman
Weigle, Elizabeth Anne, "Sexuality, Sexual Identity, and Dress" - Forthcoming edited textbook essay for The Meanings of Dress (5th Edition).
Weigle, E.A. and McAndrews, L. (2021), "The Future of Maternity Wear: Generation Z’s Expectations of Dressing for Pregnancy", Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management.
Weigle, Elizabeth Anne and Medvedev, Katalin (2022), "Maternity swimwear: A tool of female agency", Fashion, Style & Popular Culture, article first, https:// doi.org/10.1386/fspc_00119_1
Weigle, Elizabeth Anne and Covington, Sha'Mira (2022), "The Role of Textiles in Defining 'Family': A Study of Narratives from the Former Slave Project", Fashion Studies, Vol. 4, Article 5, https://doi.org/10.38055/FS040105