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Denise N. Green

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Assistant Professor, Department of Fiber Science and Apparel Design


Denise Nicole Green is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Fiber Science and Apparel Design and the Director of the Cornell Costume and Textile Collection.  She received a PhD in Socio-Cultural Anthropology from the University of British Columbia. With the Ethnographic Film Unit at UBC and Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations communities, she directed a series of documentary films exploring textiles, identity and Aboriginal title.  Prior to this, she earned a Master of Science in Textiles from the University of California--Davis and a Bachelor of Science with Honors in Apparel Design from Cornell University. Professor Green's research uses ethnography, video production, archival methods and curatorial practice to explore production of fashion, textiles, and visual design. 


  • PhD, Anthropology, University of British Columbia 
  • MS, Textiles, University of California--Davis
  • BS, (honors), Fiber Science and Apparel Design, Cornell University