Tameka has worked for several years in the fashion industry. Her experiences include Visual Merchandising, Design, and Technical Design. She began her teaching career at Kent in 2005, specializing in the field of Technical Design.
Tamekaâ€™s current research interests include the self-esteem and self-efficacy of African American women and girls, as well as the relationship between the self and appearance which include the topics of dress and hair. In the near future, she would like to extend her interest into the production of Batik fabrics.