Jung Ha-Brookshire, PhD
PhD, University of North Carolina at Greensboro; MBA, Baruch College, City University of New York; BS, Seoul National University; AAS, Fashion Institute of Technology.
Dr. Jung E. Ha-Brookshire is Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Textile and Apparel Management at the University of Missouri. Prior to her time at MU, Dr. Ha-Brookshire worked as a production assistant, production coordinator, production manager, and sourcing manager for Adjmi Apparel Group and Richard Leeds International, Inc. located in New York City from 1997 to 2004. During her time in NYC, she extensively traveled to various countries in Asia and Central America for textile and apparel product sourcing, product development, production coordination, and quality assurance. At MU, she teaches global sourcing and the capstone for retail marketing and merchandising students. She also teaches global supply chain management and theory development & evaluation courses at the graduate level. She received several notable awards, including 2011 Rising Star award by International Textile and Apparel Association, 2010 Excellence in Education award by MU Division of Student Affairs, and 2009 Professor of the Year award by MU Student Athlete group. She has completed number internal and external grants, over $300,000. She has published 24 manuscripts in peer review journals and presented her research over 50 times at various international, national, and regional conferences or workshops, including an invited keynote speech in Egypt. She is currently a Made in USA working group member of Outdoor Industry Association, after her appearance on an Internet news program, HuffPost Live, in 2013. At MU, she currently serves as an elected member of Faculty Council, an Executive Board Member of Center for the Digital Globe, a member of Strategic Planning and Resource Advisory Council, Strategic Plan Progress, and Strategic Plan Objective 1.10 committees.
Dr. Jung Ha-Brookshire’s primary research interests originate from her professional experience as a production/sourcing manager in NYC. The areas of her research interests include global supply chain and sourcing strategies, sustainable production and consumption of textile and apparel, and firm/industry identity issues. She utilizes both qualitative and quantitative research tools. Psychophysiology is a new technique to analyze consumer responses to novel stimuli. She and her doctoral students currently explore such new techniques.