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Department Directory

Acting Dean
Joanne Arbuckle

Dean's Office Hours - In-person appointments temporarily suspended.
Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5:30pm

To schedule an appointment, contact Marilyn Barton. 

Department Chairs

Art Market Studies
Natasha Degen, Associate Chairperson, Art Market Studies MA
Art Market Studies Faculty 
Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing and Management
Stephan Kanlian, Associate Chairperson, Cosmetics & Fragrance Marketing and Management MPS
Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing and Management Faculty 
Exhibition and Experience Design
Christina Lyons, Associate Chairperson, Exhibition and Experience Design MA
Exhibition and Experience Design Faculty
Fashion and Textile Studies
Lourdes Font, Acting Associate Chairperson, Fashion and Textile Studies: History, Theory, Museum Practice MA
Fashion and Textile Studies Faculty 
Fashion Design
Cathleen Sheehan, Associate Chairperson, Fashion Design MFA
Fashion Design MFA Faculty 
Global Fashion Management
Pamela Ellsworth, Associate Chairperson, Global Fashion Management MPS
Global Fashion Management Faculty 
Brendan Leach, Associate Chairperson, Illustration MFA
Illustration MFA Faculty 

Graduate Admissions
Marissa HairstonGraduate Admissions & Recruitment 
[email protected]
(212) 217-5925

Contact Information
Fashion Institute of Technology
School of Graduate Studies, Room E315
227 West 27th Street
New York, NY 10001-5992
[email protected]
(212) 217-4300
(212) 217-4301 fax