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Michael Eugene Mamp

Professor Fashion Merchandising and Design

Director Fashion Online Programs

Affiliate Faculty Women & Gender Studies

Central Michigan University

Ph.D. Iowa State University

Apparel Merchandising & Design

M.A. University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Textiles, Clothing & Design

Minor: Costume Design

B.A Central Michigan University

Major: Apparel Merchandising & Design

Minor: Journalism

Dr. Mamp is a dress historian and a designer. He researches dress of the twentieth century in an attempt to expand the body of knowledge related to minority or marginalized groups, particularly women and the LGBTQ+ community. Design scholarship conducted by Dr. Mamp explores his interest in textile arts using both traditional techniques and digital technologies, as well as the integration of 3D modeling and printing in the design process.

At CMU Dr. Mamp teaches courses including Queer Fashion, History of Western Dress, and Fashion Fundamentals. He has led study tours both domestically and abroad to Chicago, New York, and Paris. He is the founding faculty member and current director of CMU's top ranked online program in Fashion Merchandising & Design. In 2019 he was recognized with the International Textile and Apparel Association Excellence in Teaching Award.

Prior to pursuing a career in academia Dr. Mamp worked in the fashion industry for fourteen years in a variety of store operations and visual merchandising roles for brands such as Bloomingdale's, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Lane Bryant.

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Fashion Merchandising & Design

Online Program Brochure

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Fashion Merchandising & Design

On Campus Program Brochure