Kim Hahn, Ph.D.
Kim Hahn earned her BS degree from Yonsei University in Seoul Korea. She earned her MA degree majoring in Textiles, Clothing and Design with an emphasis in Apparel Design and completed her PhD in Textiles, Clothing and Design with an emphasis in Apparel Merchandising. Prior to her arrival at KSU, she was an associate professor at the University of Wisconsin-Stout teaching undergraduate product development courses, advanced pattern development courses, and CAD pattern making employing OptiTex and Autocad.
Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities
Dr. Hahn has been involved in a number of diverse research topics that range from the influences of cultural factors (Asian vs. Western) on global consumer behavior, to the factors affecting students’ performances in apparel design courses. Dr. Hahn recently received the Sandra Hutton Award for Achievement in Fiber arts in the 2010 ITAA Design competition.
Hahn, K. H. & Ma, Y. (2011), Cross Cultural Study of the Influence of Self-Concept on Decision Making Styles, The Research Journal of Textiles and Apparel, Vol.15 (1).
Dharavath, H. Naik & Hahn, K.H. (2010), Green Printing: Colorimetric and Densitometric Analysis of Solvent-based and Vegetable Oil-based Inks of Multicolor Offset Printing, The Journal of Technology Studies, Vol. 35 (2), 36-46.
Hahn, K. H. & Kim, J. (2009), The Effect of Offline Brand Trust and Perceived Internet Confidence on Online Shopping Intention in the Integrated Multi-Channel Context, The International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management, Vol. 27 (2), 126-141.
Hahn, K.H. & Kean, R. (2009), The Influence of Self-Construals on Young Korean Consumers’ Decision Making Styles, Journal of Fashion Marketing & Management, Vol. 13 (1), 6-19.
Kim, H-Y (2006), The Influence of Self- Construals on Consumer Decision Making styles: A study of Young Korean college students, Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal, Vol. 35 (2), 178-194.
Currently she teaches Seminar in Fashion Merchandising and Fashion Merchandising Presentations.
Awards and Honors
Sandra Hutton Award for Achievement in Fiber Arts, International Textiles Apparel Association, 2010
Professor of the Year, Multicultural Student Services, UW-Stout, 2009
Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award, University of Nebraska, 2005
1st Runner Up Outstanding Faculty Design, Lectra Corp.,International Textiles Apparel Association, 2004