Tasha Lewis, PhD., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Fiber Science & Apparel Design where she teaches in the area of fashion design management.
Her research interests include the disruptive impact of technology in the apparel industry, the behavior of fashion brands, the intersection of global and domestic apparel manufacturing issues, and the significance of social responsibility and sustainability throughout the apparel supply chain.
Professor Lewis has also worked in the apparel industry in areas of production, sourcing, and retail operations and maintains ongoing contact with industry professionals to inform her research. She is a faculty fellow of Cornell’s Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future and a research fellow in the Innovation & Entrepreneurship Research Initiative housed in Cornell’s Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics. She also serves as a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Fashion, Style and Popular Culture.