Faculty & Staff

The award winning TAM Faculty offer a wide variety of expertise from global studies of the softgoods industry to consumer, historic, technological, or production perspectives. You will find faculty and staff of the TAM Department to be friendly and helpful.

Current Faculty at a Glance

Jung Ha-BrookshireJung Ha-Brookshire, Department Chair, Director of Graduate Studies and Professor, TAM
Interim Department Co-Chair, Personal Financial Planning
PhD, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
MBA, Baruch College, City University of New York | BS, Seoul National University

E-mail: habrookshirej@missouri.edu

Nicole JohnstonNicole Johnston, MHCTC Archivist and Instructor
MS, University of Missouri | BS, University of Missouri

E-mail: johnstonnr@missouri.edu

Caroline KopotCaroline Kopot, Assistant Professor
PhD, University of Georgia | MBA, University of Southern California | PA, Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising | BS, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

E-mail: ckopot@missouri.edu

Kerri McBee-BlackKerri McBee-Black, Assistant Teaching Professor
PhD, University of Missouri | MS, University of Missouri | BS, Columbia College

E-mail: mcbeeblackk@missouri.edu

Jaime MestresJaime Mestres, Assistant Teaching Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies
PhD, University of Missouri
MS, University of Missouri | BS, Fontbonne University

E-mail: mestresj@missouri.edu

Jean ParsonsJean Parsons, Professor
PhD, University of Maryland
MS, University of Maryland | BS, Pennsylvania State University

E-mail: parsonsjl@missouri.edu

Song-yi YounSong-yi Youn, Assistant Professor
PhD, Purdue University | PhD, Hanyang University
MS, Hanyang University | BS, Hanyang University

E-mail: syoun@missouri.edu

Li ZhaoLi Zhao, Assistant Professor
PhD, University of Missouri
MS, Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology | BS, Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology

E-mail: zhaol1@missouri.edu

Emeriti Faculty

Pamela Norum, Professor Emerita

Betty Dillard , Professor Emerita

Jean Hamilton Pry Professor Emerita

Laurel E. Wilson, Professor Emerita


Leona NicholsLeona Nichols, Business Support Specialist II
137 Stanley Hall
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211
Phone: (573) 882-7317
Fax: (573) 882-3289
E-mail: nicholslm@missouri.edu