Director of the Fashion School

Position Details

Kent State University has appointed Dr. Louise Valentine as the new Director of the Fashion School. With approximately 20 years of experience with diverse institutions, Dr. Valentine is currently Professor and Chair of Design at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, University of Dundee (Scotland), where she has served since 2004. In addition, as Vice President of the European Academy of Design (EAD), she recently chaired the 13th EAD conference. Author of numerous publications about design, creativity and business, Dr. Valentine holds Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Design degrees from the University of Dundee and a Bachelor of Arts in textiles from Heriot-Watt University (Scotland).