Job: Senior Lecturer Fashion Buying
Faculty: Arts, Design and Humanities
School/department: School of Fashion and Textiles
Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH
T: 0116 207 8527
After studying at DMU and a successful career in many East Midlands retailers, across Kids, Womens and Lingerie, Karen joined DMU as a Senior Lecturer in Fashion Buying. Teaching from her experiences in Fashion Buying, she is student oriented, part of a dedicated team and is the Design pathway leader for the BSc(Hons) Fashion Buying degree. Eager to complement her experience in industry, Karen continues to enhance her teaching by completing a PGCert in HE, and is currently studying for an MA in Education Practice.
Fashion Buying Commercial Retail Design Education Practice
Fashion Buying cycle Trading Commercial garment Costings and negotiation Strategy and Inspiration research Range development Range building Range justification Critical path Research methods
BSc(Hons) (1992) Textile and Knitwear Technology, DMU. PGCert HE, (2018) DMU. MA Education Practice (2019-2021) DMU
Fashion Buying BA(Hons); FBUY1000 Core Buying I; FBUY2000 Core Buying II; FBUY2006/7 Design Realisation; FBUY3003 Dissertation tutor; FBUY3006 Design Major Project
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
From BA to AB - Harnessing reflexivity and reflection to bridge the gap between academic and employability skills
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