Faculty Profile

Chanjuan Chen

Title
Assistant Professor
Department
Design
College
College of Visual Arts and Design

    

Education

MFA, University of North Texas, 2015.
Major: Design with a concentration in Fashion Design
Dissertation Title: E-Couture, Sustainability through Transformation
BE, Xiamen University of Technology, 2010.
Major: Fashion Design and Engineering

Current Scheduled Teaching*

ADES 3550.501, Fashion: Draping, Fall 2021 Syllabus
ADES 3550.502, Fashion: Draping, Fall 2021 Syllabus
ART 5900.721, Special Problems, Fall 2021 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

ADES 3575.501, Computers in Fashion : Concept to Product, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
ADES 3575.502, Computers in Fashion : Concept to Product, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
ADES 4580.001, Fashion Design: Professional Practice, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
ADES 3550.501, Fashion: Draping, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
ADES 3550.502, Fashion: Draping, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
ART 1450.503, Design II, Spring 2015
ADES 2560.501, Fashion Design: Advanced Industrial Sewing Techniques, Spring 2015
ADES 3570.501, Computers in Fashion : Presentation, Fall 2014 Syllabus
ADES 3570.502, Computers in Fashion : Presentation, Fall 2014 Syllabus
ART 1510.501, Drawing II, Summer 5W2 2014 Syllabus
ART 1510.301, Drawing II, Spring 2014 Syllabus
ART 1510.302, Drawing II, Spring 2014 Syllabus
ART 1510.506, Drawing II, Fall 2013
ART 1510.502, Drawing II, Summer 5W2 2013 Syllabus
ART 1510.506, Drawing II, Spring 2013

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Abstracts and Proceedings
Lapolla, K., Chen, C. (2020). Growing a Baby Bump. 77(1), . Ames, IA: ITAA Annual Conference Proceedings/Iowa State University Digital Press. https://www.iastatedigitalpress.com/itaa/article/id/12236/
Chen, C. (2020). United in Love. 77(1), . Ames, IA: ITAA Annual Conference Proceedings/Iowa State University Digital Press. https://www.iastatedigitalpress.com/itaa/article/id/11745/
Chen, C. (2020). Vanishing Ice. 77(1), . Ames, IA: ITAA Annual Conference Proceedings/Iowa State University Digital Press. https://www.iastatedigitalpress.com/itaa/article/id/11743/
Chen, C., Hahn, K., Lapolla, K. (2020). Adopting real-world learning opportunities in fashion design pedagogy for undergraduate students. 1(1), . Ames, IA: Sustainability in Fashion/Iowa State University Digital Press. https://doi.org/10.31274/susfashion.11419
Chen, C. (2020). An exploration of production efficiency and standardization in upcycled designs. 1(1), . Ames, IA: Sustainability in Fashion/Iowa State University Digital Press. https://doi.org/10.31274/susfashion.11418
Chen, C., Park, M. (2020). Sustainable innovations and empowerment: Redirecting pedagogy strategies in fashion. 1(1), . Ames, IA: Sustainability in Fashion/Iowa State University Digital Press. https://doi.org/10.31274/susfashion.11456
Chen, C. (2019). Transformable Blossom. 76(1), . Ames, IA: ITAA Annual Conference Proceedings/Iowa State University Digital Press. https://www.iastatedigitalpress.com/itaa/article/id/8767/
Chen, C., Choi, K. (2019). Lenticular Flow. 76(1), . Ames, IA: ITAA Annual Conference Proceedings/Iowa State University Digital Press. https://www.iastatedigitalpress.com/itaa/article/id/8769/
Chen, C., Hahn, K. (2019). Oxford Lattice. 76(1), . Ames, IA: ITAA Annual Conference Proceedings/Iowa State University Digital Press. https://www.iastatedigitalpress.com/itaa/article/id/8775/
Chen, C. (2019). The Sun Shines Through. 76(1), . Ames, IA: ITAA Annual Conference Proceedings/Iowa State University Digital Press. https://iastatedigitalpress.com/itaa/article/id/8770/
Chen, C., McMahon, T. (2019). Transformative Bloom. 76(1), . Ames, IA: ITAA Annual Conference Proceedings/Iowa State University Digital Press. https://www.iastatedigitalpress.com/itaa/article/id/8776/
Chen, C., Carrico, M., Riewe, K., Rougeaux-Burnes, A., Dragoo, S. (2019). Denim risk: A case study by five fashion designers with nontraditional seam placement in a creative design process using denim fabric. 76(1), . Ames, IA: ITAA Annual Conference Proceedings/Iowa State University Digital Press. https://www.iastatedigitalpress.com/itaa/article/id/8772/
Rougeaux-Burnes, A., Carrico, M., Chen, C., Dragoo, S., Riewe, K. (2019). No risk, no reward: A case study evaluating risk-taking in the design process using technology. 76(1), . Ames, IA: ITAA Annual Conference Proceedings/Iowa State University Digital Press.
Chen, C. (2019). The Exploration of geometric modular system in textile and apparel design. 76(1), . Ames, IA: ITAA Annual Conference Proceedings/Iowa State University Digital Press. https://doi.org/10.31274/itaa.8855
Rossol, E., Busche, M., Chen, C. (2019). Upcycle guidebook: A study of production through post-consumer waste. 76(1), . Ames, AI: ITAA Annual Conference Proceedings/Iowa State University Digital Press. https://doi.org/10.31274/itaa.8855
Chen, C., Lapolla, K. (2019). Style studies: Optimizing student engagement through social media in the classroom. Seattle, Washington: Costume Society of America’s (CSA) 45th Annual National Symposium. http://costumesocietyamerica.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/2019-CSA-Annual-Meeting-and-Symposium-Registration-Brochure.pdf
Chen, C., Lapolla, K., Mehta, A. (2018). Stitched together: Community engagement for undergraduate student learning in apparel design. 76(1), . Ames, IA: ITAA Annual Conference Proceedings/Iowa State University Digital Press. https://doi.org/10.31274/itaa.8778
Lapolla, K., Chen, C., Hahn, K., Ohrn-McDaniel, L. (2018). Conference giveaway items, useful or wasteful?. 75(1), . Ames, IA: ITAA Annual Conference Proceedings/Iowa State University Digital Press. https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/itaa_proceedings/2018/posters/38
Chen, C., McMahon, T. (2018). Symbiosis: fashion and art. Atlanta, Georgia: American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS )109th Annual Conference & Expo.
Lapolla, K., Chen, C. (2018). Dressing a baby bump: Reflections of consumer attitudes with maternity wear. Indianapolis, Indiana: Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association (PCA/ACA) conference. https://pcaaca.org/content/dressing-baby-bump-reflections-consumer-attitudes-maternity-wear-0
Lapolla, K., Chen, C. (2018). Pregnancy chic: A co-creative approach for maternity fashion. 31, . Ames, IA: ITAA Annual Conference Proceedings/Iowa State University Digital Press. https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/itaa_proceedings/2017/presentations/31
Chen, C. (2017). An exploration of upcycling using Chinese cultural themes as inspiration. Portland, Maine: Costume Society of America (CSA) 43rd Annual Symposium.
Chen, C., Lapolla, K. (2017). Exploration of consumer acquisition and disposal of maternity wear for professional attire. Dallas, Texas: American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS )108th Annual Conference & Expo.
Lapolla, K., Chen, C. (2017). Pregnancy chic: Fast fashion influences on consumer acquisition and disposal of maternity wear. Portland, Maine: Costume Society of America (CSA) 43rd Annual Symposium.
Chen, C. (2017). Rebirth II. 74(1), . Ames, IA: ITAA Annual Conference Proceedings/Iowa State University Digital Press. https://www.iastatedigitalpress.com/itaa/article/id/1674/
Chen, C., Lapolla, K. (2017). Style studies: Adopting personas in fashion design pedagogy through use of social media web applications with real consumers. 74(1), . Ames, IA: ITAA Annual Conference Proceedings/Iowa State University Digital Press. https://www.iastatedigitalpress.com/itaa/article/id/1580/
Lapolla, K., Chen, C. (2017). Style studies: Fashioning a blogger in a collaborative design challenge. 74(1), . Ames, IA: ITAA Annual Conference Proceedings/Iowa State University Digital Press. https://www.iastatedigitalpress.com/itaa/article/id/1781/
Chen, C., Lapolla, K. (2017). The Carnation Coat. 74(1), . Ames, IA: ITAA Annual Conference Proceedings/Iowa State University Digital Press. https://www.iastatedigitalpress.com/itaa/article/id/1709/
Chen, C., Ohrn-McDaniel, L. (2016). Intertwined Happiness. 73(1), . Ames, IA: ITAA Annual Conference Proceedings/Iowa State University Digital Press. https://www.iastatedigitalpress.com/itaa/article/id/3230/
Chen, C. (2016). Rebirth. 73(1), . Ames, IA: ITAA Annual Conference Proceedings/Iowa State University Digital Press. https://www.iastatedigitalpress.com/itaa/article/id/3263/
Chen, C. (2016). Origami Meets Eco-Fashion & Butterflies on the Shoulder. 403-407. Beijing: IFFTI 2016 Annual Conference/China Textile & Apparel Press. https://www.iffti.com/assets/downloads/IFFTI-BIFT-2016-Paper-E-Version.pdf#page=403
Chen, C. (2015). Butterflies on the Shoulder. 72(1), . Ames, IA: ITAA Annual Conference Proceedings/Iowa State University Digital Press. https://iastatedigitalpress.com/itaa/article/id/2578/
Chen, C. (2014). A Bride’s Gift. 71(3), . Ames, IA: ITAA Annual Conference Proceedings/Iowa State University Digital Press. https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/itaa_proceedings/2014/design/3/
Chen, C. (2014). Dawn. 71(1), . Ames, IA: ITAA Annual Conference Proceedings/Iowa State University Digital Press. https://iastatedigitalpress.com/itaa/article/id/2915/
Chen, C. (2014). Romantic in Different Ways. 71(1), . Ames, IA: ITAA Annual Conference Proceedings/Iowa State University Digital Press. https://iastatedigitalpress.com/itaa/article/id/2851/
Chen, C. (2013). Origami Meets Eco-fashion. 70(1), . Ames, IA: ITAA Annual Conference Proceedings/Iowa State University Digital Press. https://iastatedigitalpress.com/itaa/article/id/2915/
Conference Proceeding
Chen, C., K. L. (2020). Stitched together: Community engagement for undergraduate student learning in supporting refugee women. Kent: International Foundation of Fashion Technology Institutes (IFFTI) Proceeding of 2020 annual conference. https://oaks.kent.edu/iffti2020/iffti-2020-between-individual-and-society-individual/stitched-together-community
Cardenas, I. S., Kim, J., Benitez, M., Vitullo, K., Park, M., Chen, C., Ohrn-McDaniels, L. (2019). Telsuit: design and implementation of an immersive user-centric telepresence control suit. 261–266. New York, New York: ISWC '19: Proceedings of the 23rd International Symposium on Wearable Computers. https://doi.org/10.1145/3341163.3346936
Cardenas, I. S., Vitullo, K., Park, M., Kim, J., Benitez, M., Chen, C., Ohrn-McDaniels, L. (2019). Telesuit: An immersive user-centric telepresence control suit. 2748-2753. Daegu: 2019 14th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI). https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8673228
Chen, C. (2016). Sustainable design in fashion: Sustainability through geometric shapes in transformable garments.. 654-655. Beijing: China Textile & Apparel Press. https://www.iffti.com/assets/downloads/PapersPresented/XVIII-BIFT.pdf
Journal Article
Chen, C., Lapolla, K. (2020). The exploration of modular systems for textile and apparel design. Clothing and Textiles Research Journal. 39(1), 39-54. Thousand Oaks, California: SAGE Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1177/0887302X20937061

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Copeland, L. (Principal), Lapolla, K. (Co-Principal), Chen, C. (Co-Principal), "Fashion School RETOLD," Sponsored by Fashion School Store (FSSTORE) Mini Grant, Other, $3500 Funded. (February 2018December 2019).
Chen, C. (Principal), "Research Culture Fund," Sponsored by Kent State University The Fashion School, Other, $1000 Funded. (September 2019).
Chen, C. (Principal), "Research Culture Fund," Sponsored by Kent State University The Fashion School, Other, $3000 Funded. (August 2019).
Chen, C. (Principal), "Research Culture Fund," Sponsored by Kent State University The Fashion School, Other, $850 Funded. (June 2019).
Chen, C. (Principal), "Research Culture Fund," Sponsored by Kent State University The Fashion School, Other, $1000 Funded. (April 2019).
Chen, C. (Principal), "Research Culture Fund," Sponsored by Kent State University The Fashion School, Other, $3000 Funded. (April 2019).
Chen, C. (Principal), "Research Culture Fund," Sponsored by Kent State University The Fashion School, Other, $200 Funded. (February 2019).
Chen, C. (Principal), "Research Culture Fund," Sponsored by Kent State University The Fashion School, Other, $750 Funded. (November 2018).
Chen, C. (Principal), "Professional Conference Travel Support," Sponsored by Kent State University Research Council, Other, $750 Funded. (October 2018).
Chen, C. (Principal), "Research Culture Fund," Sponsored by Kent State University The Fashion School, Other, $1050 Funded. (October 2018).
Chen, C. (Principal), "2018 Summer Research and Creative Activity Grant," Sponsored by Kent State University Research Council, Other, $10000 Funded. (May 2018August 2018).
Chen, C. (Principal), "IFFTI Mobility Faculty Exchange Grant," Sponsored by International Foundation of Fashion Technology Institutes (IFFTI), International, $2000 Funded. (May 2018).
Chen, C. (Principal), "Research Culture Fund," Sponsored by Kent State University The Fashion School, Other, $900 Funded. (March 2018).
Chen, C. (Principal), "Research Culture Fund," Sponsored by Kent State University The Fashion School, Other, $980 Funded. (February 2018).
Chen, C. (Principal), "Research Culture Fund," Sponsored by Kent State University The Fashion School, Other, $467 Funded. (November 2017).
Chen, C. (Principal), "Research Culture Fund," Sponsored by Kent State University The Fashion School, Other, $1000 Funded. (October 2017).
Chen, C. (Principal), "Research Culture Fund," Sponsored by Kent State University The Fashion School, Other, $400 Funded. (October 2017).
Chen, C. (Principal), "Research Culture Fund," Sponsored by Kent State University The Fashion School, Other, $1120 Funded. (June 2017).
Chen, C. (Principal), "Research Culture Fund," Sponsored by Kent State University The Fashion School, Other, $1120 Funded. (May 2017June 2017).
Chen, C. (Principal), "Research Culture Fund," Sponsored by Kent State University The Fashion School, Other, $400 Funded. (February 2017).
Chen, C. (Principal), "Research Council Support Grant," Sponsored by Kent State University Research Council, Other, $750 Funded. (November 2016).
Chen, C. (Principal), "Research Culture Fund," Sponsored by Kent State University The Fashion School, Other, $400 Funded. (November 2016).
Chen, C. (Principal), "Research Culture Fund," Sponsored by Kent State University The Fashion School, Other, $450 Funded. (November 2016).
Chen, C. (Principal), "Teaching Travel Conference Grant," Sponsored by Kent State University Teaching Council, Other, $800 Funded. (November 2016).
Chen, C. (Principal), "Research Culture Fund," Sponsored by Kent State University The Fashion School, Other, $800 Funded. (October 2016).
Chen, C. (Principal), "Research Council Support Grant," Sponsored by Kent State University Research Council, Other, $490 Funded. (October 2015May 2016).
Chen, C. (Principal), "Research Culture Fund," Sponsored by Kent State University The Fashion School, Other, $350 Funded. (February 2016).
Chen, C. (Principal), "Research Culture Fund," Sponsored by Kent State University The Fashion School, Other, $600 Funded. (November 2015).
Chen, C. (Principal), "Professional Conference Travel Support," Sponsored by Kent State University Research Council, Other, $500 Funded. (September 2015).
Chen, C. (Principal), "Graduate Student Travel Grant," Sponsored by Toulouse Graduate School, University of North Texas, $500 Funded. (November 2014).
Chen, C. (Principal), "Graduate Student Travel Grant," Sponsored by Toulouse Graduate School, University of North Texas, $500 Funded. (November 2013).
Grant - Teaching
Chen, C. (Principal), "Teaching Travel Conference Grant," Sponsored by Kent State University Teaching Council, Other, $750 Funded. (September 2019).
Chen, C. (Principal), "Teaching Travel Conference Grant," Sponsored by Kent State University Teaching Council, Other, $1000 Funded. (May 2019).
Chen, C. (Principal), McMahon, T. (Co-Principal), "Catalyst Grant Interdisciplinary Project for the Academic Year 2017/18," Sponsored by Kent State University College of the Arts, Other, $5000 Funded. (October 2017May 2018).
Chen, C. (Principal), "Teaching Travel Conference Grant," Sponsored by Kent State University Teaching Council, Other, $750 Funded. (September 2017).
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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

out of 5

out of 7
%
of
students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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