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 Christy A. Crutsinger
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Christy A. Crutsinger
Professor-Academic Affairs, Vice Provost for Faculty Success
 
Contact address   1155 Union Circle, #311190, Denton, TX 76203-5017     
Email  christyc@unt.edu    Contact Number 940-565-2550    Web Link Web Link   
Graduate Faculty Membership Status: Full Membership-Permanent   
toggle toggle Professional Preparation
 DegreeMajor/Thesis/DissertationInstitutionYear
 Doctor of PhilosophyMerchandising, Minor: Business, Dissertation: Service Expectations of Female Fashion Consumers: A Comparison by Retail Store FormatTexas Woman’s University, Denton, TX1994
 Master of ScienceHuman Resource Management, Minor: EducationUniversity of North Texas, Denton, TX1987
 Bachelor of ScienceEducationUniversity of North Texas, Denton, TX1985
toggle toggle Courses Taught By Semester --- Organized Classes will be uploaded from THECB Data file
SemesterSubjectCourse NumberSectionCourse NameCalculated Semester Credit HoursSyllabus 
Spring 2011SMHM3370001Fashion Theory & Trend Analysis3Download Syllabus
Fall 2010SMHM4980001Experimental Course Download Syllabus
toggle toggle Research and Expertise
Research
 

Industry recruitment and retention

Retail service quality

Adolescent consumer behavior

Innovative curriculum development, delivery, and evaluation


Teaching
 

Socio-cultural aspects of dress

Merchandising theory, principles, and practice

Service quality

Service learning

toggle toggle Appointments
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)RankDepartment / SchoolCollege / OfficeUniversity / Company
2011-PresentVice Provost for Facutly SuccessAcademic AffairsAcademic AffairsUniversity of North Texas, Denton, TX
2007-PresentProfessorMerchandisingSMHMUniversity of North Texas, Denton, TX
2008-2011Faculty Asst. to ProvostAcademic AffairsAcademic AffairsUniversity of North Texas, Denton, TX
2007-2011Associate DeanSMHMSMHMUniversity of North Texas, Denton, TX
1998-2007Associate ProfessorMerchandisingSMHMUniversity of North Texas, Denton, TX
1998-2006ChairMerchandisingSMHMUniversity of North Texas, Denton, TX
1994-1998Assistant ProfessorMerchandisingSMHMUniversity of North Texas, Denton, TX
1987-1994LecturerMerchandisingSMHMUniversity of North Texas, Denton, TX
1986-1987Teaching FellowMerchandisingSMHMUniversity of North Texas, Denton, TX
toggle toggle Publications
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  YearPublication  Type
2012
Published
Consumer Attitudes and Purchase Intentions Toward Customized Apparel
Gina Tran, Christy Crutsinger
(Paper presented at 19th Recent Advances in Retailing & Services Science Conference, European Institute of Retailing and Services Studies, Vienna, Austria). Refereed, p. 204.
Abstracts and Proceedings
2012
Published
Doing the Right Thing and Being in Business: A Case Analysis of Sustainability Practices of a Global Retailer
Chirsty Crutsinger
(Paper presented at 19th Recent Advances in Retailing & Services Science Conference, European Institute of Retailing and Services Studies, Vienna, Austria). Refereed, p. 36.
Abstracts and Proceedings
2011
Published
Young Part-time Employees:  Understanding the Impact of Work Experiences on Job Outcomes in the Retail and Service Sectors
Crutsinger, C., Knight, D., & Kim, H.
(Paper presented to European Association for Education and Research in Commercial Distribution, Parma, IT). Refereed
Abstracts and Proceedings
2010
Published
Using multi-institutional collaboration to unleash the potential of senior faculty

Crutsinger, C., Mathews, K., Trower, C., & Russel, B.
Robert J. Menges Award for Outstanding Research in Educational Development. Oral presentation at 2010 Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education, St. Louis, MO). Refereed
Conference paper
2010
Published
Attitudes to work of generation Y students in hospitality management: A comparative analysis of students in England, Scotland, & Northern Ireland
Josiam, B.M., Devine. F.G., Thozhur, S., Baum, T., Crutsinger, C., & Reynolds, J.S.
Journal of Hosiptality & Tourism Education, 22(1), 44-53.
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
toggle toggle Presentations and Projects
  Presentations/Projects per page   1  2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 
Start DateEnd DatePresentation/Project
 2012 Engagement and vitality throughout the academic career: Faculty morale and recognition
Presentation at June 2012 Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education Leadership Workshop, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
 2012 Creating partners in leadership: Neighbors and near neighbors
Presentation at June 2012 Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education Leadership Workshop, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
 2010 The care of junior faculty
Panel presentation at June 2010 Collaborsative on Academic Careers in Higher Education Leaderships Workshop, Harvard Universty, Cambridge, MA.
 2009 Sustainable fashion: An assessment of apparel and textile undergradute programs.
(Poster presented at October 2009 Advancing Hispanics/Chicanos & Native Americans in Science conference, Denton, TX).
 2009 Weaving sustainabiolity throughout the undergraduate curriculum: An assessment of apparel and textiles programs
(Poster presented at June 2009 annual American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences meeting, Knoxville, TN).
toggle toggle External Funding
 Performance Period (YYYY - YYYY or Present)TitleSponsorFundingRoleStatus
2007Generation Y: The Myth and Reality about their Retail Work ExperienceUNT, Research Initiation Grant$4,475.00OtherCompleted
2007Creating a Global-WebsphereHispanic & Global Initiative, University of North Texas$15,000.00OtherCompleted
2006E-Passport: Creating Global Experiences for Merchandising StudentsHispanic & Global Initiative, University of North Texas$8,529.88OtherCompleted
2003Retail Work Experiences and Career Expectations as Antecedents of Career ChoiceUNT, Research Opportunities Program$3,500.00OtherCompleted
2002Teen Employees’ Job Performance: The Effect of Supervisory Support and Adaptive BehaviorUNT, Research Initiation Grant$4,500.00OtherCompleted
2002Retail Work Expectations and Experiences: Implications for Retaining College Students in the IndustrySaks Incorporated Grant$2,000.00OtherCompleted
2001The Impact of Retail Work Environments on Job Performance, Job Satisfaction, and Turnover Intention: Understanding the Teen EmployeeUNT, Research Opportunities Program$4,000.00OtherCompleted
2000Distributed Learning for Merchandising: Service ExcellenceUNT, Teaching with Technology Grant$5,250.00OtherCompleted
1999Distributed Learning for Merchandising: Merchandising StrategiesUNT, Teaching with Technology Grant$6,000.00OtherCompleted
1999Delivering SMHM 3500 (Advanced Field Experience) vis-à-vis Web CTUNT, Teaching with Technology Grant$6,000.00OtherCompleted
1998The Texas Fashion Collection as a World Wide Web ResourceUNT, Teaching with Technology Grant$10,800.00OtherCompleted
1998Service Quality of Apparel and Home Furnishings Manufacturers: Perceptions of RetailersUNT, Research Opportunities Program$2,500.00OtherCompleted
1997Servicing the Teen Consumer: An Investigation of Desired Service, Adequate Service, and Zone of ToleranceUNT, Research Opportunities Program$2,000.00OtherCompleted
1997Multimedia Courseware Development in the Fashion and Home Furnishings Merchandising CurriculumUNT, Teaching with Technology Grant$10,000.00OtherCompleted
1996Implementation of Snap Fashun Across the Merchandising CurriculumUNT, Teaching with Technology Grant$6,550.00OtherCompleted
1996Factors Influencing School Dress CodesUNT, Research Initiation Grant$2,500.00OtherCompleted
1995Service Expectations: Understanding the Male ConsumerUNT, Research Initiation Grant$2,500.00OtherCompleted
1994The Influence of Changing Social Values on Clothing Acquisition by TeensUNT, Research Opportunities Program$2,000.00OtherCompleted
1993Service Expectations of Female Fashion Consumers: A Comparison by Retail Store FormatJC Penney Retail Research Program$1,000.00OtherCompleted
1992Large Size Females, Clothing, and Job DiscriminationUNT, Research Opportunities Program$2,500.00OtherCompleted
1990Clothing, Large Size Women, and Job AcquisitionUNT, Research Initiation Grant$1,500.00OtherCompleted
toggle toggle Teaching
SMHM 1650: Apparel Evaluation
 
Content Area: Product Emphasis

SMHM 2360: Aesthetics & Environment
 
Content Area: Product Emphasis

SMHM 2490: Introduction to Fashion Merchandising
 
Content Area: Product/Distribution

SMHM 2650: Textiles
 
Content Area: Product Emphasis

SMHM 3350: Survey of Historic & Contemporary Styles
 
Content Area: Product Use

SMHM 3350: Tailoring & Couture Techniques
 
Content Area: Product Emphasis

SMHM 3370: Fashion Theory & Trend Analysis
 
Content Area: Product Use

SMHM 3650: Textile Evaluation
 
Content Area: Product Emphasis

SMHM 4000: Merchandising Study Tour
 
Content Area: Product/Distribution

SMHM 4010: Global Textiles & Apparel Industries
 
Content Area: Product/Distribution

SMHM 4900: Advanced Merchandising Applications
 
Content Area: Product/Distribution

SMHM 5500: Merchandising Strategies
 
Content Area: Product/Distribution

SMHM 5550: Promotional Strategies
 
Content Area: Product/Distribution

SMHM 5700: Service Excellence
 
Content Area: Product/Distribution

SMHM 5800: Seminar in Human Resource Management
 
Content Area: Product Emphasis

toggle toggle Mentoring/Advising
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)Student NameClassificationTypeProject/Thesis/Dissertation
2008-PresentTaylor, J.Master's student Major ProfessorSex, gender identity, and consumer behavior: Beyond socio-demographic predictors of sustainable consumption. Master’s thesis, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
2008-PresentUmberson, K.Master's student Committee MemberEnvironmentally-friendly purchase intentions: Debunking the misconception behind apathetic customer attitudes. Master’s thesis, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
2008-PresentKersey, C.Master's student Major ProfessorDefining global sourcing vs outsourcing based on the Behavioral Theory of the Apparel Firm. Master’s thesis, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
2008-PresentGrant, T.Master's student Major ProfessorIdentifying requisite competencies for undergraduate e-merchandising programs: Revisiting curriculum development in the 21st century. Master’s thesis, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
2006Jeon, S.Master's student Major ProfessorThe effects of consumer motivations on online auction bidding, buying, and selling behaviors. Unpublished master’s thesis, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
2003Pookungalara, S.Master's student Committee MemberMulti-channel retailing: Impact on retail profitability and consumers’ perceived benefits and costs. Unpublished master’s thesis, University of North Texas, Denton, TX.
2002Lee, D.Master's student Major ProfessorSupply chain relationships in apparel retail product development. Unpublished master’s thesis, University of North Texas, Denton, TX.
1996Lindsey, J.Master's student Committee MemberThe consumption and perception of western wear status symbols among male western wear consumers. Unpublished master’s thesis, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
toggle toggle Committees
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)CommitteePositionClassification
2008-PresentSustainability Coordinator Search CommitteeChairUniversity Committees And Councils
2008-PresentTeacher Educator’s CouncilMemberUniversity Committees And Councils
2008-PresentAssociate Dean’s CouncilMemberUniversity Committees And Councils
2008-PresentUniversity Commencement CommitteeCo-ChairUniversity Committees And Councils
2008-PresentUniversity Public Relations and Branding Sub-Committee Logo DesignMemberUniversity Committees And Councils
2008-PresentUniversity Public Relations and Branding CommitteeMemberUniversity Committees And Councils
2007-PresentAlumni Newsletter CommitteeMember (also served 2007 to present; 1996 to 1998)School of Merchandising and Hospitality Management
2007-PresentScholarship CommitteeMember/ChairSchool of Merchandising and Hospitality Management
2007-PresentUndergraduate CommitteeMember (also served 1997 to 1998;1988 to 1989)School of Merchandising and Hospitality Management
2002-PresentAthletic CouncilMemberUniversity Committees And Councils
1999-2004, 2006-PresentPAC Committee (elected) (Chair, 2004, 2000)Member/ChairSchool of Merchandising and Hospitality Management
2011-2012Vice Provost for Academic ResourcesChairUniversity Committees and Councils
1993-2000, 2007-2008University Curriculum CommitteeMemberUniversity Committees And Councils
2008Assistant Director of Proposal Development and Design Search CommitteeChairUniversity Committees And Councils
2008Associate Vice President for Student Development Search CommitteeChairUniversity Committees And Councils
2007; 2006; 2004Search CommitteeMemberSchool of Merchandising and Hospitality Management
2001-2007Information Resources CouncilMemberUniversity Committees And Councils
1998-2006Chair’s Planning CouncilMemberUniversity Committees And Councils
2006SACS Ad-Hoc Review CommitteeMemberUniversity Committees And Councils
2006Athletic Council Special Admit Task ForceMemberUniversity Committees And Councils
2002-2005NCAA Accreditation Self Study- Academic IntegrityMemberUniversity Committees And Councils
2001-2005Honor’s Day CommitteeMemberUniversity Committees And Councils
2002-2003Provost Search CommitteeMemberUniversity Committees And Councils
2001-2002Distributed Learning CommitteeMemberUniversity Committees And Councils
1999-2002Ad Hoc Committee on SMHM Internships (Chair, 2000)Member/ChairSchool of Merchandising and Hospitality Management
2001Ad-Hoc PAC Review CommitteeChairSchool of Merchandising and Hospitality Management
2000School of Merchandising & Hospitality Management Self-Study Review CommitteeMemberUniversity Committees And Councils
1995-1998Executive Committee (elected)Member/ChairSchool of Merchandising and Hospitality Management
1992-1996Special Events CommitteeMember (also served 1995 to 1997;1990 to 1992)School of Merchandising and Hospitality Management
1991-1992Executive-in-Residence CommitteeChairSchool of Merchandising and Hospitality Management
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Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
87-92, 2001-PresentLeague for Professional Women, University of North Texas Membership in Professional Organizations
2007-PresentThe Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education Membership in Professional Organizations
1991-PresentAmerican Collegiate Retailing Association (ACRA) Membership in Professional Organizations
1987-PresentAmerican Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) Membership in Professional Organizations
1987-PresentInternational Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Membership in Professional Organizations
1987-PresentTexas Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (TAFCS) Membership in Professional Organizations
1983-PresentPhi Upsilon Omicron National Honor Society (Phi U) Membership in Professional Organizations
1987-1992Mortar Board Alumni Membership in Professional Organizations
toggle toggle Honors and Recognitions
YearTitleHonoring Organization
2010Robert J. Menges Award for Oustanding Research in Educational DevelopmentProfessional & Organizational Developmetn Network
2007; 2001Nominated for President’s Council Teaching AwardUniversity of North Texas
2007Nominated for Fessor Graham AwardUniversity of North Texas
2007Affiliated Faculty Member in Women’s StudiesUniversity of North Texas
2007Honor ProfessorUniversity of North Texas, Student Government Association
2006Best Paper NominationInternational Textiles and Apparel Association (Nomination to submit full paper in Historic Costumes category)
2006Best Graduate Student PaperInternational Textiles and Apparel Association (Advisor to Sua Jeon, Master’s Thesis)
2004Outstanding AlumniUniversity of North Texas
2002Best Practice in Lodging Education and DeliveryInternational Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education
2001; '98,96, 94Mortar Board Top ProfUniversity of North Texas
2001Nominated for Minnie Stevens Piper AwardMinnie Stevens Piper Foundation
2001J.H. Shelton Excellence in Teaching AwardUniversity of North Texas
2000ATMI AwardInternational Textiles and Apparel Association
1999Distributed Learning Pioneer AwardUniversity of North Texas
1999Outstanding Graduate ResearchTexas Association of Family and Consumer Sciences. (Advisor to McNair Scholar, Tessa Birdine.)
1998Developing Scholar Award ($3,000.00)University of North Texas
1997New Achiever National AwardAmerican Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
1997Honorary MemberFuture Homemakers of America
1997New Achiever State AwardTexas Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
1991Alpha Lambda Delta Faculty Mentor AwardUniversity of North Texas
1987Nominated for Outstanding Teaching FellowUniversity of North Texas
1986Graduate Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and CollegesUniversity of North Texas
1985Terie B. & Robert T. Cartwright Graduate Scholarship ($2,500.00)University of North Texas
1985Nominated for Ben E. Coody Outstanding Student Teacher in Secondary EducationUniversity of North Texas
toggle toggle Professional Community Engagement
YearOrganizationRoleType of Service
PresentAmerican Association of Family and Consumer Sciences National OfficeSecretary/Treasurer Research Section: 2000, 1999; Reviewer, Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences: 1998 to present; Reviewer, Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal (Apparel & Textiles): 2002 to presentOffices and Committee Assignments in Professional Organizations
2008UNT Scholar’sMentorSchool Service And Recruitment
2007-presentEmerald Eagle ScholarMentorSchool Service And Recruitment
2007-presentUNT Preview Day(also served 1988; 1989; 1995)School Service And Recruitment
2006-2007American Collegiate Retailing AssociationAnnual Meeting Co-Chair, Research: 2006; Doctoral Dissertation Committee Chair: 2007; Reviewer, International Journal of Retail and Distribution Management: 2006Offices and Committee Assignments in Professional Organizations
2004-2007DECA Recruitment School Service And Recruitment
2001-2002UNT H.O.S.T.S.MentorSchool Service And Recruitment
1998-1999McNair ScholarMentorSchool Service And Recruitment
1996; 1998Community College Articulation Meetings School Service And Recruitment
1996; 1997; 1999College Nights School Service And Recruitment
1996-2007International Textiles and Apparel AssociationReviewer, Research Abstract Review Committee: 2004, 2002, 1996, 1995, 1994; Graduate Education Committee: 2000 to 2004; Reviewer, Southern Mississippi Curriculum: 2001Offices and Committee Assignments in Professional Organizations
1996-2007International Textiles and Apparel AssociationFacilitator/Presider Research Reporting Sessions: 2007, 2005, 2002, 2000, 1998, 1995, 1994; Annual Meeting Planning Committee, Industry Resources: 1998; Reviewer, Teaching Innovation and Resources Committee: 1999 to presentOffices and Committee Assignments in Professional Organizations
1996-2007International Textiles and Apparel AssociationStudent Fellowships and Awards Committee: 1999, 1998, 1997; Teaching Innovation and Resources Committee: 1996 to 2005 (Chair, 2000-2004); Teaching Innovation and Resources Subcommittee (Teaching with Technology): 1998Offices and Committee Assignments in Professional Organizations
1996-2007International Textiles and Apparel AssociationEditorial Board, Clothing and Textiles Research Journal:1996 to 1999; Ad-hoc Reviewer, Clothing and Textiles Research Journal (Special Focused Issue): 2005, 2003; Social/Psychology Track Chair: 2007; Textiles Track Chair: 2006Offices and Committee Assignments in Professional Organizations
1996-2003Cedar Valley Community CollegeAdvisory Committee: 1996 to 2003Offices and Committee Assignments in Professional Organizations
1995; 1997Future Homemakers of America, State Convention School Service And Recruitment
1995-1997;87-88Phi Upsilon Omicron Honor SocietyFaculty AdvisorSchool Service And Recruitment
1995UNT Graduate Day School Service And Recruitment
1992-2006League for Professional Women, University of North TexasScholarship Committee: 1992; At-Large Board Member: 2003 to 2006Offices and Committee Assignments in Professional Organizations
1991-2006Texas Association of Family and Consumer SciencesReviewer, Annual Meeting Research Abstracts: 1993 to present; Scholarship Committee: 1993, 1991; Facilitator Research Reporting Session:1989; 2002 Annual Meeting Media Reservations: 2002; NE District Planning Committee: 1998Offices and Committee Assignments in Professional Organizations
1991-2006Texas Association of Family and Consumer SciencesCounselor, 2005-2006 (elected); President, 2004-2005 (elected); President-Elect, 2003 (elected); Chair, Nominating Committee: 1999; Nominating Committee: 1999, 1998, 1997; Treasurer (elected): 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992Offices and Committee Assignments in Professional Organizations
1991-2006Texas Association of Family and Consumer SciencesExecutive Committee: 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992; Finance Committee: 2006, 2005, 2004, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992; Reviewer, TAFCS Research Journal: 2007, 2006, 2005, 2002, 2000, 1997, 1995Offices and Committee Assignments in Professional Organizations
1989-1992Texas Association of College Teachers, University of North TexasNominating Committee: 1992, 1991; Secretary: 1992, 1991, 1990; Social Chairman: 1989Offices and Committee Assignments in Professional Organizations
1988-1992Merchandising Inc.Faculty AdvisorSchool Service And Recruitment
1988-1991Mortar Board Alumni, University of North Texas/Texas Woman’s UniversityTreasurer: 1988 to 1991Offices and Committee Assignments in Professional Organizations
1988UNT Parents’ Day School Service And Recruitment
1987UNT Counselor Day School Service And Recruitment
toggle toggle Additional Information
Assistant Professor (December 1994 – August 1998)

Merchandising Division

Taught 3 classes per semester (5-6 preps)

Developed new undergraduate courses

Advised undergraduate students

Participated in school recruitment efforts

Served on appointed committees

Advised student organizations

Chair (1998-2006), Associate Professor (1999-2006)

Merchandising Division

Academic Appointment

Taught 2 classes per semester (4 preps)

Provided leadership in curriculum and program development

Completed academic program documents (e.g., Student Learning Outcomes, Assessment Plan, Program Review)

Developed SACS accreditation documentation

Organized and conducted faculty retreats and division meetings

Served on Administrative Council

Developed class schedules

Evaluated tenured and tenure-track faculty

Coordinated  professional development events

Supervised graduate student assistants

Recruited and advised undergraduate and graduate students

Developed undergraduate and graduate courses

Coordinated Alumni Appreciation Day

Recruited and mentored adjunct and junior faculty

Edited catalog copy

Developed and edited promotional materials

Collaborated with industry partners

Continuing Education: Alliance for Higher Education
October 22, 1999 Streaming Video Teaching Techniques for Effective On-line Classes, Plano, TX

Continuing Education: Fashion Group International – Dallas Chapter
February 8, 2002 Trends 2003
August 10, 2001 Demographics and Investing in the Future (presented by Cory Welp)
February 16, 2001 Trends Fall 2001 (presented by David Wolfe)
March 30, 2001 Career Day
August 27, 1998 Generation X, Y, and Z (presented by Teen People)
September 12, 1989 Color (presented by David Wolfe)
November 16, 1988 European and American Couture

Continuing Education: General Programs University of North Texas

October 1, 2008 President’s Leadership Series:  Marcus Martin
September 26, 2008 Association of Texas Graduates Schools: Update from THECB
January 25, 2008 The Role of Public Media in the Multi-Channel Environment
November 28, 2007 Transformation in Higher Education, Where Have We Been? Where Are We Going?
October 10 & 17, 2007 P-Card Review and Approval/ P-Card Guidelines
May 15, 2007 Outlook 2007 Overview
March 28, 2007 The Mexican Killing Fields: Update on Women of Juarez
January 31, 2007 The Challenge of Ethics:  Ethical Decision Making
August 9, 2005 Ethical Decision Making Workshop
April 21, 2004 Enterprise Information System (EIS) Training
October 17, 2003 Legal Briefing
October 9, 2003 Assessment Workshop
May 14 & 21, 2003 Emotional Intelligence
February 18, 2003 Legal Briefing
September 18, 2002 Service Leadership" Diversity Focus
March 26, 2002 Service Leadership
October 15, 2001 Beyond the Senses: The Arts as Prime Definition of Hispanic Culture
September 5, 2001 Legal Briefing
February 27, 2004 Equity & Diversity Workshop
April 5, 2001 Thinking in Future Tense
February 7, 2000 Equity & Diversity Workshop
March 30, 1999 Covey’s Leadership Workshop
March 9, 1999 Advancement Opportunities for Women in Academia
November 3, 1998 Orientation for Leaders
October 30, 1998 University Roundtable Forum
October 2, 1998 ABC’s of Excellent Customer Service
September 30, 1998 Managing for Service
September 18, 1998 Legal Briefing
October 6, 1995 Welcoming Diversity and Conflict Resolution


Continuing Education: Global Retailing Symposium
March 2-3, 2000 Market Leadership, Tucson, AZ


Continuing Education: Industry Seminars & Training
May 21, 2008 Academic Advising Conference, Grapevine, TX
February 12, 2007 Stress Management Seminar, Dallas, TX
January 15-17, 2005 National Retail Federation, New York, NY
January 10-13, 2004 National Retail Federation, New York, NY
January 11-14, 2003 National Retail Federation, New York, NY
June 25-27, 2002 Zales Faculty Internship, Irving, TX
November 9, 2001 Enhancing Your Skills in Federal Grantsmanship, Kansas City, MO
August 14, 2001 U.S. Department of Education, Talent Search Workshop, Houston, TX
January 13-16, 2001 National Retail Federation, New York, NY
January 20-23, 2000 Disney Educator’s Forum, Orlando, FL
September 29-October 2, 1999 Bobbin, Atlanta, GA
November 1997 Retail Pro Training
August 12, 1997 Brighton on the Road Seminar, International Apparel Mart, Dallas, TX

Continuing Education: Office of Provost- University of North Texas

February 2008 UNT Administrative Retreat, Lantana Lodge, Pilot Point, TX
June 6, 2007 Chair’s Salary Adjustment
April 6, 2007 Academic Leadership Workshop
September 8, 2006 UNT Chair’s Retreat, Sneaky Pete’s
November 8, 2005 Texas Demographics and Their Effects upon Public and Higher Education
September 30, 2005 UNT Chair’s Retreat, Hidden Springs, Tioga Texas
September 17, 2004 UNT Chair’s Retreat, Texas Motor Speedway
September 26, 2003 UNT Chair’s Retreat, Texas Motor Speedway
September 20, 2002 UNT Chair’s Retreat, Texas Motor Speedway
September 21, 2001 UNT Chair’s Retreat, University Union
September 28, 2000 UNT Chair’s Retreat, Texas Motor Speedway
September 28, 1999 UNT Chair’s Retreat, Texas Motor Speedway


Continuing Education: Teaching with Technology Workshops, University of North Texas

September 17, 2008 Eduventures Academic Leadership Web Conference: Faculty Development
August 8, 11, 2006 WebCT Vista Training
September, 15, 2005 Center for Distributed Learning, Brown Bag
September 7, 2000 Center for Distributed Learning, Brown Bag
November 5, 1998 Orientation to Web CT
May 12, 1997 Introduction to Authorware
May 13, 1996 Basic Graphics
May 15, 1996 Intermediate Internet Access/Intermediate PowerPoint


Continuing Education: Texas A&M Retailing Symposium
September 14 - 15, 2000 Building Success into the Business, Dallas, TX
October 8-9, 1998 Building a Brand, Dallas, TX
October 17-18, 1996 Hyper Competition in Retailing: Leadership Lessons, Dallas, TX
October 22-23, 1992 Excellence in Retailing, Best Practices, Dallas, TX
November 2-3, 1989 Customer Service in the 1990’s, San Antonio, TX
October 12-13, 1988 Growth Markets in Retailing, Houston, TX

Continuing Education: University Forum on Teaching and Learning, University of North Texas

September 14, 2007 The Core Curriculum in Texas:  Concepts, Connections, and Assessment
May 25, 2007 Transforming Large Enrollment Classes
November 15, 2006 Writing Outcomes Based Assessment
September  8, 2005 National Center for Academic Transformation
March 25, 2003 Online Assessment
March 7, 2002 Are We Testing What We Are Teaching?
April 2, 1997 Teaching through Academic Advising
September 4, 1996 Voices of Experience: Sharing Teaching Strategies
October 2, 1996 Teaching Portfolio Mentoring Workshop
November 6, 1996 Dealing with the Disruptive Student


Lecturer (August 1987 – December 1994)

Merchandising Division

Taught 3 classes per semester (5-6 preps)

Advised undergraduate students

Participated in school recruitment efforts

Served on appointed committees

Advised student organizations


Offices and Committee Assignments in Professional Organizations
American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Annual Meetings Attended
2004 San Diego, CA
2003 Washington, DC
2002 Dallas, TX
2001 Providence, RI
2000 Chicago, IL
1999 Seattle, WA

1998 Atlanta, GA
1997 Washington DC
1996 Nashville, TN
1995 New Orleans, LA
1989 Cincinnati, OH

American Collegiate Retailing Association Annual Meetings Attended
2006  Fayetteville, AR

International Textiles and Apparel Association Annual Meetings Attended
2007 Los Angeles, CA
2006 San Antonio, TX
2005 Alexandria, VA
2004 Portland, OR
2003 Savannah, GA
2002 New York, NY
2001 Kansas City, MO
2000 Cincinnati, OH
1999 Santa Fe, NM
1998 Dallas, TX
1997 Knoxville, TN
1996 Banff, Canada
1995 Pasadena, CA
1994 Minneapolis, MN
1990 Denver, CO

Texas Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Annual Meetings Attended
2010 San Antonio, TX
2007 Houston, TX
2006 Austin, TX
2005 Dallas, TX
2004 San Antonio, TX
2003 Arlington, TX
2002 Houston, TX
2000 Arlington, TX
1999 San Antonio, TX
1998 Dallas, TX
1997 Austin, TX
1996 Fort Worth, TX
1995 San Antonio, TX
1994 Dallas, TX
1993 Austin, TX
1992 Fort Worth, TX
1990 Dallas, TX
1989 Austin, TX
1988 San Antonio, TX

The Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education Annual Meetings Attended
2007 Dallas, TX


Professor (2006); Associate Dean (50% appointment-August 2008 to present)

Teach 1 class per semester (2 preps)

Oversee implementation of university success initiatives

Coordinate SMHM registration activities and academic advising

Participate in curriculum evaluation and development

Assist with preparation of degree plans

Coordinate graduation activities

Oversee alumni relations

Hire, supervise, and evaluate office staff

Develop, edit, and update recruitment materials including newsletter, brochures, degree requirements, and website

Conduct alumni surveys

Public Relations

TV Coverage:

Topic:  Hometown Heroes, League for Professional Women
Fox News. Channel 4, December 5, 2005, 5:30 p.m., & December 6, 2005, 12:00 p.m.

Topic: Teen Employees
NBC, Channel 5, October 10, 2000, 4:00 p.m.

Radio Coverage:

Topic: School Uniforms                   
KNUT, 88.1 FM (interview with John Dempsey)

                August 17, 1998, 6:00 p.m.              

                August 19, 1998, 9:05 p.m.

                August 19, 1998, 12:10 p.m.                                                                            

Topic: Web-Based Program in Merchandising
KNUT, 88.1 FM

                June 28, 1999, 6:00 p.m.

                June 30, 1999, 9:00 a.m.

                July 1, 1999, 12:00 p.m.

Newspaper Coverage:

Topic:  Retail Recruitment
Workshops explore hiring, training and retaining the best employees (2004, January 11). Stores Convention Daily [Article/Interview/Quote].

Topic:  Teen Interior Decorating
The coolest cribs (2003, September 26). The Dallas Morning News [Article/Judge/Quote].

Topic: Shopping  
Hot Gifts. (2007,  December 18). Fort Worth Star Telegram [Article].

Tax free holiday to offer savings (2006, August). Denton Record Chronicle [Article/Interview/Quote].

Take advantage of Texas’ tax-free shopping weekend Aug. 4-6 (2006, August). Inhouse@UNT. [Interview, Quote].

Tax-free holiday to offer savings (2006, August ). Denton Record Chronicle, [Interview, Quote].

Shoppers head out long before dawn (2004, November 27). Denton Record Chronicle, [Interview, Quote].

Tips to be a savvy holiday shopper this year (2002, November 15). Inhouse@UNT. [Article/Interview].

UNT merchandising students determine hottest gifts of the 2004 holiday season (2004, November 19). In house@UNT  [Interview, quote]

Shoppers head out long before dawn (2004, November 27). Dallas Morning News [Interview, Quote]

Retail sales pace quickens as Christmas approaches (2004, December 19). Denton Record Chronicle [Interview, quote]

Topic: Teaching with Technology
School uses social network sites in class (2007, January 23). NT Daily [Interview}

                WIU students present internships to Texas professors over video connection. (1998, October 7). The Macomb Journal. [Newsclip]

Topic: Professional Dress
Pospeshil, J. (1994, December 28). Appearances count when it comes to promotions. Nashville News. [Newsclip]

Topic:  Teaching
UNT’s professor Christy Crutsinger. (2007, Summer). College Guide [Interview].


Special Assistant to the Provost (50% appointment) (August 2008 to Present)

Formalize faculty development opportunities across university

Co-chair commencement committee

Participate in weekly Senior Staff and Dean’s meetings

Chair search committees as assigned by Provost

Collaborate with Chair’s Council to determine relevant programming

Analyze data to determine effectiveness of university faculty recruitment and retention issues

Align university faculty policies and procedures with faculty handbook

Teaching Fellow (January 1986 – May 1987)

School of Human Resource Management

Taught 1 laboratory class per semester

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