italianist, Feminist & Fashion scholar
As well as being an Italianist and Professor of Women's Studies, Eugenia Paulicelli is an expert on the theory and history of fashion. She has created and also directs the first academic program on the interdisciplinary study of fashion, its cultures, history and industry, which is based at the CUNY Graduate Center, located in the B. Altman department store (Fashion in the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies). She is also a member of the Doctoral Program in Comparative Literature and Women's Studies at the Graduate Center (PhD/MA in Comparative Literature Bio). Her interests are in literature and writing; gender studies; the history of women; the relationship between fashion, cities and media; nation building; cultural identities, technologies and bodies in process.
Exploring fashion from modern Italy to the Renaissance, Dr. Paulicelli's books examines the many political and social modes in which fashion operates.
fabric of cultures
This project explores the physical ways in which fashion manisfests in contemporary life.
more about eugenia
Learn more about about Dr. Paulicelli's journey, and work as a celebrated fashion scholar.