Areas of Expertise
Fit preferences of female consumers relative to body shape; body cathexis and clothing benefits; apparel sizing and hip shape of plus-size female consumers; relationship between body mass index indicators and body image and vanity sizing as it relates to vanity sizing in women?s apparel
Experience with external funding agencies: National Textile Center and Textile/Clothing Technology Corporation
Dr. Pisut's research interests focuses on fit preferences of female consumers relative to body shape, body cathexis, clothing benefits, and fitting problems. Her interests also include corsetry and experiential design techniques.