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Marlise Schoeny

Assistant Curator for the Ohio State Historic Costume & Textiles Collection, Adjunct Instructor for the Columbus College of Art and Design, The Ohio State University

Marlise Schoeny is the Assistant Curator for the Ohio State Historic Costume & Textiles Collection, as well as a lecturer in the Fashion Retail Studies program here at Ohio State. Marlise has a BA in History from Miami University and a MS in Textiles and Clothing from Ohio State University. Prior to beginning her current position, she taught courses in costume history, textiles and product quality at a college in Cincinnati. Ms. Schoeny currently manages OSU’s IMLS-funded digitization project, fashion2fiber.osu.edu, which includes galleries of garment images from microscopic images of the fibers to whole garment in-the-round views. In addition to the digitization of collection holdings, her research interests include late nineteenth-century clothing and its role in gender and social identity and how clothing can be used to teach history in public schools.

Experience

  • 2010–present
    Assistant Curator, The Ohio State Historic Costume & Textiles Collection, The Ohio State University
  • 2016–present
    Adjunct professor, Columbus College of Art and Design

Professional Memberships

  • The Costume Society of America