Dr. Lauren Rudd

Assistant Professor

Dr. Lauren Rudd
Room 203, Ned McWherter Learning Resources Center (LRC)
MTSU Box 86, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • Ed.D., Trevecca Nazarene University, TN (2005)
  • M.S., Middle Tennessee State University (1997)
  • B.F.A., University of Memphis, TN (1981)

Areas of Expertise

International Textiles & Apparel Association Member
National Association of Photoshop Professionals Member
International Quilting Society Member
3D body scanning and the influence of styling advice and aquatic exercise on body shape and body image for Baby Boomer women
Fit and style preferences for Baby Boomer women
Textile printing in TXMD CAD Lab
Social, Psychological, and Multicultural Aspects of Dress

Experience with external funding agencies


Dr. Rudd is a quilter and fiber artist and is interested in all aspects of cultural arts. Her research interests include incorporating fabrics into teaching design fundamentals, the effect of design problem solving on individual problem solving abilities, teaching multi-cultural education through traditional fibers arts and sustainability and social responsibility in design. Another area on interest includes "Baby Boomer" women.