Kristian Hogans

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

PhD Student & Graduate Assistant

Kristian Hogans is a critical fashion studies scholar.


Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation
M.S. Global Merchandising Florida State University 2017
B.S. Retailing University of South Carolina- Columbia 2015


Kristian's research centers (re)defining, (re)imagining, and (re)constructing, and revitalizing fashion education. This type of research involves sharing narratives of those forgotten and excluded, and broadening our understanding of representation and contributions to fashion education and the industry. Kristian's secondary research explores the design of football athletic uniforms and connection between performance clothing and their well-being and body image. 


Instructor of Record:

TXMI 5900: Professional Development for the Fashion Industry (Fall 2022)

TXMI 3210: Fundamatals of Fashion Merchandising (Spring 2022)


Award Name Awarded By Year Awarded
Mary Josephine Cochran Fellowship American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences 2021
NASPA Region III Research Grant National Association of Student Personnel Administrators 2021


Organization Title Year(s) Service Type
Graduate and Professional Scholars President 2022-2023
Graduate and Professional Scholars President 2021-2022
Graduate and Professional Scholars Historian 2020-2021

Advisory Committee

Dr. Laura McAndrews (Major Professor)

Dr. Clair McClure

Dr. Monica Sklar

Dr. Ginny Boss

Current Research

.Understanding the foundation of fashion studies (e.g. home economics) and the presence and role of Black women as home economists and fashion practitioners

Journal Articles

Bingham, S., McAndrews, L. E., & Hogans, K. (2022). What Apparel Impulse Buying Says About Our Society: Does Consciousness for Sustainable Consumption Matter for Apparel Impulse Buying?. Journal of Family & Consumer Sciences, 114(4), 28-35.

Hogans, K. & McAndrews, L. (2022). Away from violence toward justice: A content analysis of cultural appropriation claims from 2013-2020. Fashion Practice. Under Review

Hogans, K., & Lyu, J. (2022). Double consciousness of Black millennial consumers: Their experiences in the retail space. Clothing and Textiles Research Journal,

Hogans, K., & Seock, Y. K. (2022). Body image of male college athletes: the role of uniforms and socio-cultural ideals on the perceptions of body image. International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education, 1-9.

Hogans, K & McQuerry, M. (2018). Assessment of ventilated athletic uniforms for improved thermal comfort. AATCC Journal of Research, 5(5), 1-8.

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