Assistant Professor of Fashion Studies, Art and Design History and Theory
Dr. Christina H. Moon is an Assistant Professor in the School of Art and Design History and Theory and Director of the MA Fashion Studies at Parsons The New School for Design. She received her doctoral degree from Yale University in the department of Anthropology. Her research looks at the social ties and cultural encounters between fashion design worlds and manufacturing landscapes in Asia and the Americas, specifically exploring the memory, migration, and labor of its cultural workers. Her most recent project is on the fast-fashion industry within the U.S. Dr. Moon writes on material culture, social memory, the ephemeral and everyday, and ways of knowing and representing in ethnographic practice. She is the recipient of research grants from the Wenner-Gren Foundation, Kauffman Foundation, Fulbright Program, and Korea Foundation.