Dr. Gina R. Pisut

Associate Professor

Dr. Gina R. Pisut
Room 204, Ned McWherter Learning Resources Center (LRC)
MTSU Box 86, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • Ph.D., Auburn University, AL (2001)
  • M.S., Auburn University, AL (1998)
  • B.S., Iowa State University (1993)

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.