Associate Professor (on sabbatical AY 08-09)
Jo Paoletti is an Associate Professor whose training is in apparel design and the history of textile and clothing. She has spent over thirty years researching and writing about children’s clothing in America, particularly the development of gender differences. The University of Utah Press will publish her monograph, Pink and Blue: Telling the Boys from the Girls in America, in 2010. A founding member of The International Society for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (ISSOTL), she has also published articles and book chapters on service-learning, undergraduate research, and the use of new technologies in humanities teaching and learning. She also served as director of undergraduate studies in the Department through Spring 2008.
(University of Maryland, 1980)
M.S. Textiles (University of Rhode Island, 1976)
B.S. cum laude in Clothing Design (Syracuse University, 1971)
- "Using a Virtual Museum
for Collaborative Exhibit Design in an Undergraduate Course." humanities.team@edu
: Exploring Electronic Collaboration in the Humanities. Ed. James
Inman. MLA, in press. (Co-author with Mary Sies and Virginia Jenkins)
- "The Value of Conversation
in Teaching and Learning." Essays on Quality Learning. Ed.
Stephen Selden. University of Maryland IBM-TQ Project, 1997.
- "The Gendering of Infants'
and Toddlers' Clothing in America." The Material Culture of Gender/The
Gender of Material Culture. Ed. Katharine Martinez and Kenneth
Ames. (The Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, 1997.)
- "The Children's Department."
Men and Women: Dressing the Part. Ed. Claudia Brush Kidwell
and Valerie Steele. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press,
- "Clothing and Gender in
American Children's Fashions, 1890-1920." Signs 13 (Autumn
to American Culture (undergraduate)
Diversity in American Culture (undergraduate)
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