Kelsie Doty

Kelsie Doty

Assistant Professor
Verna Sullivan-Marler Professor in Fashion Studies

Contact Information

218 Justin Hall


  • Ph.D. in Apparel Design, Cornell University (2020)
  • M.S. in Apparel and Textiles, Emphasis in Design, Kansas State University (2015)
  • B.S. in Apparel and Textiles, Specialization in Apparel Design and Production, Kansas State University (2013)

Courses Taught

  • FASH 265 Textiles
  • FASH 340 Fashion Aesthetics
  • FASH 375 Computer Technologies for Merchandising
  • FASH 400 Fashion Illustration
  • FASH 410 Apparel Production II
  • FASH 460 Textile Evaluation
  • FASH 610 Computer-Aided Design of Apparel
  • FASH 655 Apparel Pattern Development I
  • FASH 670 Apparel Pre-Production Processes

Professional Biography

Kelsie Doty, PhD is an Associate Professor in the Interior Design and Fashion Studies Department at Kansas State University. She received her PhD in Apparel Design at Cornell University and her MSc and BSc in Apparel and Textiles from Kansas State University. Kelsie's research program considers the intersections of sustainability, fashion supply chains, and communities, approached from a multidisciplinary perspective. She uses qualitative research methods alongside creative design practice to explore sustainable approaches to fashion and textile design.

Vita (pdf)