Dr. Jane Workman | School of Architecture | SIU

Southern Illinois University



College of Applied Sciences and Arts

Dr. Jane Workman

Professor Emerita

Workman faculty photo

Professor Emerita


Dr. Jane E. Workman received a PhD degree in consumer sciences from Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN. She is a retired professor in Fashion Design & Merchandising at Southern Illinois University and is a former editor of Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal. Her research interests include cross-cultural consumer behavior. She has published a textbook titled Dress and Society. Her research has been published in International Journal of Consumer Studies, Clothing & Textiles Research Journal, Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal, and other international journals.


  • Ph.D., Consumer Sciences and Retailing, Purdue University
  • M.S., Textiles and Clothing, Iowa State University
  • B.S., Home Economics Education, Iowa State University