Jaleesa Reed, PhD is an Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Human Centered Design at Cornell University. Her primary research interest is in millennial Black women’s beauty culture and beauty retail spaces. In her teaching, she uses social justice pedagogy and feminist pedagogy to teach critical fashion issues related to race, gender, and politics. Her interdisciplinary research focuses on connecting human geography, feminist studies, and merchandising in the fashion, apparel, and textile industries.
To learn more visit: www.human.cornell.edu/people/jr964.