Rochelle R. Brunson, PhD
Clinical Associate Professor in Apparel Merchandising Internship Coordinator for the Division of Apparel Design and Merchandising
Department of Human Sciences and Design
Rochelle Brunson is a Clinical Associate Professor in Apparel Merchandising. She also serves as Internship Coordinator for the Apparel Design and Merchandising Division. Dr. Brunson graduated with a BS degree from the University of Louisiana Monroe, an MS degree from Louisiana Tech University, and a PhD from Texas Woman’s University.
Dr. Brunson’s previous teaching experience includes Louisiana Tech University, Texas State University, University of Houston-Clear Lake, and Alvin Community College, where she served as Department Chair for Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship. Her industry experience includes buying and retail management (department stores, specialty stores, and a discount chain). Dr. Brunson has numerous research publications and presentations and recently published a textbook titled Case Studies in Entrepreneurship (2021).
Current Research Interests:
- Buying and the Challenges for Present-Day Retailers
- Critical Thinking in the Classroom
Current Courses Taught:
- ADM 1391 Intro to the Apparel Industry
- ADM 3391 Buying I
- ADM 4190 Pre-Internship Seminar
- ADM 3V90, 4392, 4394 Internships