Elaine Pedersen

Associate Professor

Department: School of Design & Human Environment
Office: 220 Milam Hall
Phone: 541.737.0984
Email: pedersee@oregonstate.edu


Research Interests

Research interests are related to the historic and socio-cultural aspects of human behavior and the near environment. Recent and on going research includes dress in the 19th century far west; fashion presentation in modal and high fashion magazines: Sino-Japanism case study, 1910-1925; competitive sports uniforms of women athletes; and determinants of research productivity among textiles and clothing academic professionals.

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Service

Pedersen, E.  2006.  Clothing and Textile Research Journal. Associate Editor.

Pedersen, E.  2005.  Clothing and Textiles Research Journal. Editorial Board.

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Publications

Journal Articles

Mower, J., E. Pedersen, and T. Jai, "Concept analysis of "cross-cultural marketing:" An exploration", Journal of Global and Fashion Marketing, vol. 4, issue 1, pp. 4-19, 2013.
Mower, J., E. Pedersen, and L. Burns, "Diffusion of fashion innovations: Turn of the century Oregon capes.", The International Journal of Design in Society, vol. 6, issue 2, pp. 41-45, 2013.
Pedersen, E., and L. Burns, "Apparel design research: Involving undergraduate students", The International Journal of Design Education, vol. 6, issue 2, pp. 41-45, 2013.
Pedersen, E., and L. Burns, "Curriculum integration across fashion-related curricula", International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology, and Education, vol. 4, issue 1, pp. 43-50, 2011.
Pedersen, E., "Theory is everywhere: A discourse on theory", Clothing and Textiles Research Journal, vol. 25, issue 1, pp. 106-128, 2007.
Pedersen, E., "Men's head and facial hair in the Far West: 1873 to 1899", Clothing and Textiles Research Journal, vol. 19, issue 4, pp. 158-170, 2001.
Pedersen, E., "Deciphering the Ormsby gown: What does it tell?", Nevada Historical Society Quarterly, vol. 38, issue 2, pp. 75-88, 1995.
Pedersen, E., and N. Markee, "Fashion dolls: Representations of ideals of beauty", Perceptual and Motor Skills, vol. 73, pp. 93-94, 1991.
Pedersen, E., "Clothing: A basic human need", Home Economics Forum, vol. 3, issue 2, pp. 18-19, 1989.
Labhard, L., and E. Pedersen, "Laundry practices: Line drying and load characteristics", Journal of Consumer Studies and Home Economics, vol. 13, pp. 307-312, 1989.
Pedersen, E., P. Tripple, and M. Kaiser, "Housing dissertations with a cultural aspect", Housing and Society, vol. 15, issue 2, pp. 159-168, 1988.
Pedersen, E., L. Labhard, and J. Webb, "Line drying versus machine drying: Energy consumption comparison", Journal of Consumer Studies and Home Economics, vol. 12, pp. 349-360, 1988.
Labhard, L., and E. Pedersen, "Undergraduate research and theses: Student attitudes", Capstone Journal of Education, vol. 8, issue 2, pp. 65-74, 1988.
Pedersen, E., "The ecological alternative: An option for the future", Clothing and Textiles Research Journal, vol. 2, issue 2, pp. 22-24, 1984.

Conference Papers

Mower, J., and E. Pedersen, ""Pretty and Patriotic:" Women's consumption of apparel during World War II", National Meeting of Costume Society of America, Atlanta, GA, 2012.
Dazkir, S., J. Mower, E. Pedersen, and K. Reddy-Best, "Exploring design students' inspiration process", Interior Design Educators Council Conference, Baltimore, MD, 2012.
Mower, J., and E. Pedersen, "Women's consumption of apparel during World War II: Preliminary findings", National Meeting of the International Textile and Apparel Association, Philadelphia, PA, 2011.
Dazkir, S., J. Mower, E. Pedersen, and M. Collett, "Student inspiration and the design process: Project assignment constraints", National Meeting of the International Textile and Apparel Association, Montreal, Quebec, 2010.
Pedersen, E., S. Buckland, and C. Bates, "Theory and Dress Scholarship: Developing and Applying Theory", National Meeting of Costume Society of America, Tempe, AZ, 2009.
Pedersen, E., and K. Burton, "A Concept Analysis of Creativity: Uses of Creativity in Design Journals", Hawaii International Conference on Arts & Humanities, Honolulu, HI, 2009.
Pedersen, E., and K. Mullet, "Infusing cross-cultural aspects into a professional curriculum", Hawaii International Conference on Arts & Humanities, Honolulu, HI, 2008.
Mower, J., and E. Pedersen, "Outdoor garments worn in Oregon between 1880 and 1920", National Meeting of the International Textile and Apparel Association, San Antonio, TX, 2006.
Pedersen, E., and L. Burns, "Curriculum integration in Design and Human Environment", Design Education: Tradition and Modernity, Ahmedabad, 2005.
Turner, A., E. Pedersen, and J. Miller, "An exploratory study of the apparel of the frontier prostitute", National Meeting of the International Textile and Apparel Association, Portland, OR, 2004.
Kim, H. - S., R. Cloud, and E. Pedersen, "Determinants of research productivity among textiles and clothing academic professionals", National Meeting of the International Textile and Apparel Association, New York, NY, 2002.
Pedersen, E., "Integrated history courses: History of the near environment", National Meeting of the International Textile and Apparel Association, New York, NY, 2002.
Pedersen, E., and L. Burns, "Curriculum integration of apparel, interiors, housing and merchandising", National Meeting of the International Textile and Apparel Association, New York NY, 2002.
Pedersen, E., and H. - S. Kim, "ITAA Year 2000 Survey: Needs assessment for research and theory development", National Meeting of the International Textile and Apparel Association, Cincinnati, OH, 2000.
Pedersen, E., "Teaching Theory Development in Textiles and Apparel: The Social Sciences", National Meeting of the International Textile and Apparel Association, Santa Fe, NM, 2000.
Pedersen, E., "Theory Development: Positivism", National Meeting of the International Textiles and Apparel Association, Dallas, TX, 1998.
Gatch, J., and E. Pedersen, "Application of the Ethnographic Approach to Textiles and Clothing Research Revisited: A Journal Analysis", National Meeting of the International Textiles and Apparel Association, Knoxville, TN, 1997.
Gatch, J., and E. Pedersen, "Instructional Techniques for Adult Learning: Application of the Learning Paradigm to Design and Studio Courses", National Meeting of the International Textiles and Apparel Association, Knoxville, TN, 1997.
Gallett, K., and E. Pedersen, "Rural and Urban Differences in Boys' Clothing in a Western State", National Meeting of the International Textiles and Apparel Association, Banff, Alberta, 1996.
Gallett, K., and E. Pedersen, "Marking One's Educational Passage: The School Photograph and Boys' Clothing", National Meeting of the Costume Society of America, Atlanta, GA, 1996.
Pedersen, E., "Historic Costume in One Term: Expanding Students' Learning Experience", National Meeting of the International Textile and Apparel Association, Pasadena, CA, 1995.
Pedersen, E., "Nineteenth Century Men's Head and Facial Hair and Hats in the Far West", National Meeting of the International Textile and Apaprel Association, Pasadena, CA, 1995.
Pedersen, E., "Costume on the Comstock: Dressing for an Audience", National Meeting of the Costume Society of America, Dearborn, MI, 1995.
Pedersen, E., "Dress for an Audience: Dialogue on Authenticity", National Meeting of the Costume Society of America, Dearborn, MI, 1995.
Pedersen, E., N. Markee, and S. Feazell, "Analysis of a Quilt Project", National Meeting of the International Textile and Apparel Association, Columbus, OH, 1992.
Pedersen, E., and N. Markee, "The Conceptualization of Comfort", International Conference on Human-Environment System, Tokyo, Japan, 1991.
Markee, N., C. Salusso-Deonier, and E. Pedersen, "Current Ideals of Beauty", National Meeting of the Inernational Textile and Apparel Association, San Francisco, CA, 1991.
Pedersen, E., and N. Markee, "Methodological Applicaiton of a Human Ecological Approach: Historic Costume", National Meeting of the International Textile and Apparel Association, San Francisco, CA, 1991.
Pedersen, E., and N. Markee, "Current Expectations of Excellence in Teaching and Research", National Meeting of the Association of College Professors of Textiles and Clothing, Denver, CO, 1990.
Pedersen, E., "Local and national women's daytime garment characteristics: 1890s", Proceedings of the Association of College Professors of Textiles and Clothing National Conference, Atlanta, GA, 1989.
Markee, N., C. Murray, and E. Pedersen, "Limited-Income Elderly: Implications for Program Design and Implementation", Proceedings of the 1989 Energy Program Evaluation: Conservation and Resource Management Conference, Chicago, IL, 1989.
Pedersen, E., and N. Markee, "The Need for General Education in Ecological Decision-Making", Proceedings of the B. Paolucci Symposium: Decision-Making for the Future: Interdependence of Public and Private Spheres, 1989.
Pedersen, E., N. Markee, and I. L. Carey, "Ideals of Beauty as Portrayed by Children's Fahsion Dolls", Proceedings of the Association of College Professors, of Textiles and Clothing Western Regional Conference, Seattle, WA, 1988.
Pedersen, E., and N. Lenhart, "Factors influencing food, clothing, and shelter of transients", Research Abstracts of the American Home Economics Association National conference, Baltimore, MD, 1988.
Lawson, L., E. Pedersen, and N. Markee, "Body Cathexis and Self Image Courses", Proceedings of the Association of College Professors of Textiles and Clothing Western Regional Conference, Santa Fe, NM, 1987.
Pedersen, E., and J. Loverin, "Help for Costume Collections: Can Volunteers be Used for Dating?", Research Abstracts of teh American Home Economics Association National Conference, Indianapolis, IN, 1987.
Pedersen, E., and N. Lenhart, "Consumers' Attitudes and Practices Toward the Purchase of Indoor Sportswear for Warmth", Proceedings of the Association of College Professors of Textiles and Clothing National Conference, Houston, TX, 1986.
Labhard, L., and E. Pedersen, "Undergraduate Research in Textiles and Clothing: Senior Projects", Proceedings of the Association of College Professors of Textiles and Clothing Western Regional Conference, Napa, CA, 1985.
Pedersen, E., "An Investigation of Economic and Other Factors Influencing Rural Families Energy Use Decisions", Proceedings of the Western Region Home Management-Family Economic Educators Conference, Honolulu, HI, 1984.
Pedersen, E., and L. Labhard, "A Learning Guide for Household Equipment: Practical and Theoretical Applications", Proceedings of 1984 Annual Conference of College Educators in Home Equipment, 1984.
Olson, W., B. Yust, and E. Pedersen, "Microwave Oven Usage Along with Other Food Preparation Equipment", Proceedings of 18th Annual Microwave Power Symposium, Philadelphia, PA, 1983.
Yust, B., W. Olson, and E. Pedersen, "The Relationship of the Microwave Oven to the Other Work Centers in a Residential Kitchen", Proceedings of 1982 Annual Conference of College Educators in Home Equipment, Minneapolis, MN, 1982.

Presentations

Mower, J., and E. Pedersen, "Meta-Analysis of U.S. Wartime Dress Research", International Textile and Apparel Association Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, 2014.
Reddy-Best, K., and E. Pedersen, "Queer Women's Experiences Purchasing Clothing and Looking for Clothing Styles", International Textile and Apparel Association Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, 2014.
Reddy-Best, K., and E. Pedersen, "Clandestine fashion: Hidden styles and queer identity", 2014 Fashion and Communication Symposium, St. Paul, MN, 2014.
Mower, J., and E. Pedersen, "We wore 'sloppy sweaters [and] tweed skirts." Proposed styles for the wartime college woman", International Textiles and Apparel Association Annual Converence, New Orleans, LA, 2013.
Reddy-Best, K., and E. Pedersen, "Fashioning queer bodies: Intersections of dress, identity, and anxiety for queer women", International Textile and Apparel Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, 2013.
Mower, J., and E. Pedersen, "College women: Apparel consumption during World War II", International Textiles and Apparel Association Annual Meeting, Honolulu, HI, 2012.
Zhang, R., and E. Pedersen, "Concept analysis of purchase intention", International Textiles and Apparel Association, Honolulu, HI, 2012.
Pedersen, E., "ITAA Graduate Student Poolside Chat", National Meeting of the International Textile and Apparel Association, Honolulu, HI, 2012.
Mower, J., and E. Pedersen, "Women's consumption of apparel during World War II: Preliminary findings", International Textiles and Apparel Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, 2011.
Pedersen, E., "Indian Textiles", Contemporary Fiber Arts Guild, Corvallis, OR, 2009.
Mullet, K., and E. Pedersen, "Inspiration India", 2008 ITAA Proceedings Annual Conference, Schaumburg, IL, 2008.
Pedersen, E., "Felted Kente", Design Educators National Exhibit, hhttp://www.dene.tcu.edu/2d.html, 2007.
Mower, J., and E. Pedersen, "Untitled", DHE Historic Textiles and Apparel Collection, 2006.
Pedersen, E., "University Collections and Faculty Accountability", National Meeting of the International Textiles and Apparel Association, Alexandria, VA, 2006.
Pedersen, E., "CSA Roundtable Scholars", National Meeting of the Costume Society of America, Hartford, CN, 2006.
Pedersen, E., "CSA Roundtable Scholars", National Meeting of the Costume Society of America, Philadelphia, PA, 2005.
Pedersen, E., "Book Reviews", National Meeting of the International Textiles and Apparel Association, New York, NY, 2003.
Pedersen, E., "Scrambled Eggs and Soup", International Textile and Apaprel Association, Santa Fe, NM, 1999.
Pedersen, E., "Body Image: Pedagogy, Research, and Outreach", National Meeting of the International Textiles and Apparel Association, Banff, Alberta, Canada, 1996.
Pedersen, E., "Designers: Historic Views", National Meeting of the International Textiles and Apparel Association, Banff, Alberta, Canada, 1996.
Pedersen, E., "Problems in Teaching Historic Costume", National Meeting of the Costume Society of America, Atlanta, GA, 1996.
Pedersen, E., "Collections-Based Research", Oregon Museum Association Quarterly Meeting, Forest Grove, OR, 1995.
Pedersen, E., "Overshot Cocoon", International Textile and Apparel Association, Columbus, OH, 1992.
Pedersen, E., "Walker Lake", A Common Thread, Elko, Tonopah, LasVegas, Reno, NV, 1991.
Crites, A., E. Pedersen, N. Markee, and C. Murray, "Energy saving potential of low income audiences", American Home Economics Association, San Antonio, TX, 1990.
Pedersen, E., "A Roundtable Discussion of the Use of an Ecosystem Framework for Historical Research", National Meeting of the American Home Economics Association, Baltimore, MD, 1988.
Pedersen, E., and I. Carey, "Historic costume research and funding", National Meeting of Costume Society of America, Richmond, VA, 1987.
Pedersen, E., "Families and the state of the world: The responsibilities of the profession", Shaping Destiny Through Everyday Life: The Beatrice Paolucci Symposium, East Lansing, MI, 1985.
Pedersen, E., "The Ecological Alternative: An Option for the Future of Textiles and Clothing", National Meeting of the American Home Economics Association, Anaheim, CA, 1984.
Pedersen, E., "Ecological education and values setting for parents and teachers", California Association for the Education of Young Children, Santa Barbara, CA, 1984.
Pedersen, E., "Factors of rural families household energy consumption", American Home Economics Association, Milwaukee, WI, 1983.
Pedersen, E., "Factors of rural families automotive energy consumption", California Home Economics Association State Meeting, San Jose, CA, 1983.
Comeau, J., M. Hogan, and E. Pedersen, "A conservation dilemma: The family automobile", American Home Economics Association, Saint Louis, MO, 1979.

Book Chapters

Mower, J., and E. Pedersen, "Consumer and retail misbehavior during World War II", Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion, Oxford, 2014.
Pedersen, E., and L. Burns, "Curriculum integration in Design and Human Environment", Design Education: Tradition and Modernity: Scholastic Papers from the International Conference, DETM 05, Ahmedabad,, pp. 26-33, 2007.
Pedersen, E., "Designed near environment", Human ecology: An encyclopedia of children, families, communities, and environments, Santa Barbara, CA, pp. 170-173, 2003.
Markee, N., C. Murray, and E. Pedersen, "Evaluation and the design and implementation of programs for limited-income elderly", Energizing the Energy Policy Process: The Impact of Evaluation, Westport, CN, 1994.

Books

Pedersen, E., and L. Burns, "Curriculum Integration in Design and Human Environment in Design Education: Tradition and Modernity", Paldi Ahmedabad, India: National Institute of Design, Paldi Ahmedabad, India, pp. 26-33, 2007.
Pedersen, E., "Linkaes between cultural and historical aspects of dress: A proposed synthesis of the human ecosystem framework with anthropological theoretical concepts", Critical Linkages in Textiles and Clothing Subject Matter: Theory, Method, and Practice, Monument, CO, pp. 168-177, 1991.
Markee, N., and E. Pedersen, "The conceptualization of comfort with regard to clothing", Critical Linkages in Textiles and Clothing Subject Matter: Theory, Method, and Practice, Monument, CO, pp. 81-93, 1991.

Miscellaneous

Markee, N., and E. Pedersen, "Cutting energy costus: Tips for renters", Office of Community Services, State of nevada, 1989.

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Honors and Awards

Pedersen, E.  2006.  Fulbright-Hayes Study Abroad Award. 

Pedersen, E.  2005.  Costume Society of America Scholars Roundtable. Costume Society of America. 

Pedersen, E.  2005.  Curtis Mumford Faculty Service Award. Oregon State University.

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