Faculty Bio

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Jill Carey, M.Ed.The Joan Weiler Arnow ’49 Professor; Associate Professor of Fashion Office: Donahue Center for Creative and Applied Arts
Tel: 617-243-2299
Email: jcarey@lasell.edu

Department: Fashion

Degrees: M.S. in Education, Cambridge College; B.S., Syracuse University (London) & Skidmore College

Biography:
The relationship between dress and cultural understanding is at the core of Jill Carey's teaching and research in the field of historic clothing. She has made presentations on various aspects of historic clothing and culture at a variety of local colleges, corporations, and professional conferences, and has appeared on Channel 13 Fashion News, speaking about fashion education in Boston. Jill Carey's curatorial efforts on behalf of the Lasell Museum Collection of historic clothing have resulted in grant awards and have been recognized as "Best of Boston" by Boston Magazine and featured in both the Boston Globe and Boston Herald.

In the years prior to her faculty appointment at Lasell College, Jill Carey incorporated the study of historic clothing as a core requirement in the fashion merchandising curriculum at Bunker Hill Community College, and she helped develop the degree in apparel design at Burdett College. Jill Carey has also been a faculty member at various other area institutions. Together with her students, Jill actively participates in Boston's annual Fashion Week and academic symposiums sponsored by Costume Society of America.

What is your teaching philosophy for your Lasell courses?
"I consider teaching a journey of ideas, challenging surface interpretations of subject matter. By investigating possibilities and taking risks, students' discovery of their potential as engaged and progressive seekers of knowledge, becomes my greatest reward."

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Lasell College Fashion Students Ready to Show their Skills in Runway 2016  Monday, April 25, 2016After a year of sketching, sewing and planning – students have one night to show their talents and highlight their hard work in the annual Runway fashion show. Lasell’s Fashion Department will host its 27th annual runway show this weekend with an Undergraduate Show on April 29 and the Senior Collection Show on April 30. Both events begin at 7pm at the Athletic Center.

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