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


Staff

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