Faculty Profile

Hae Jin Gam

Hae Jin Gam

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

    

Education

PhD, Oklahoma State University, 2007.
Major: Human Environmental Sciences
Degree Specialization: Apparel Design & Merchandising
Dissertation Title: Development of a Sustainable Apparel Design and Production Model
MS, Chung-Ang University, 2002.
Major: Clothing and Textiles
Degree Specialization: Fashion Design
Dissertation Title: Survey and Study on Preference of Fashion, Style and Knitwear of Bobos Men
BS, Seoul Women’s University, 1998.
Major: Computer Sciences

Current Scheduled Teaching*

No current or future courses scheduled.

* 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 3555.501, Fashion: Industry Techniques, Spring 2021 Syllabus
ADES 3555.502, Fashion: Industry Techniques, Spring 2021 Syllabus
ART 5900.717, Special Problems, Spring 2021
ADES 3570.501, Computers in Fashion : Presentation, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
ADES 3570.502, Computers in Fashion : Presentation, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
ADES 4560.001, Fashion Design Concepts, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
ART 5900.717, Special Problems, Fall 2020
ADES 3565.501, Fashion Accessories, Spring 2020 Syllabus
ADES 3555.501, Fashion: Industry Techniques, Spring 2020 Syllabus
ADES 3555.502, Fashion: Industry Techniques, Spring 2020 Syllabus
ADES 4560.001, Fashion Design Concepts, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ADES 4560.002, Fashion Design Concepts, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ART 5900.717, Special Problems, Fall 2019
ADES 2560.502, Fashion Design: Advanced Industrial Sewing Techniques, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ADES 3555.501, Fashion: Industry Techniques, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ADES 3555.502, Fashion: Industry Techniques, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
ADES 3565.501, Fashion Accessories, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
ADES 1560.503, Fashion Design: Introduction to Industrial Sewing Techniques, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT

* 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
Gam, H., Kim, J., Trippeer, B., p. y. (2021). Creating Cooperative Learning Environment through Cotton Capsule Wardrobe Project. Other. Conference Proceedings of the 2020 ITAA Conference: Pivoting for the Pandemic. 2020(1), . Iowa: Iowa State Digital Press. https://www.iastatedigitalpress.com/itaa/article/id/12130/
Book Chapter
Gam, H. (2011). No Fabric Waste Dress: Spiral Line Dress. Creativity in Fashion Design: An Inspiration Workbook (Jennings, T.). New York, NY: Fairchild Books.
Book Review
Gam, H. (2018). Rissanen, T., & McQuillan, H. (2016). Zero waste fashion design. London; New York: Fairchild Books, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing, Plc, [2016]. ISBN 978-1-4725-8198-3. 223 pp.. 46(3), 314-316. Family and Consumer Science Research Journal. https://libproxy.library.unt.edu:4060/doi/10.1111/fcsr.12255
Conference Proceeding
Reed, E., Gam, H., Banning, J. (2016). Challenges and Benefits of Made in the USA Manufacturing: A Study of Small Business Owners. International Textile and Apparel Association.
An, S., Ko, S., Gam, H. (2016). Evaluating Thermal Comfort of Sweat-Management Fabrics for Sportswear. International Textile and Apparel Association.
Gam, H., Ko, S., An, S. (2016). Using Physiological Measures for Understanding Sustainable Consumers’ Emotional Responses. International Textile and Apparel Association.
Ma, Y., Gam, H. (2016). U.S. consumers’ perceptions on socially responsible apparel labels. Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles.
Yu, U., Gam, H., Baker, R. (2014). Identifying characteristics of the tween fashion consumer groups. International Textiles and Apparel Association. www.itaaonline.org
Ma, Y., Gam, H., Banning, J. (2013). Acceptance of a socially responsible label model for apparel products: Application of the technology acceptance model. International Textile and Apparel Association. http://cdm16001.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/compoundobject/collection/p16001coll5/id/17168/rec/160
Raj, D., Ma, Y., Gam, H., Banning, J. (2013). The Implementation of Lean Production and Environmental Sustainability Practices in the Indian Apparel Manufacturing Industry. International Textile and Apparel Association.
Gam, H., Ma, Y., Banning, J. (2013). Who read socially responsible apparel labels?. International Textile and Apparel Association..
Dyar, C., Fetsco, L., Gam, H., Ma, Y. (2013). Influence of Student’s Attitude and Knowledge in On-Campus Student Housing. 2013, pages 458-459. Indianapolis, IN: Interior Design Educators Council. http://en.calameo.com/read/0004368910f57159a340f
Ma, Y., Gam, H. (2012). Collaborative learning among students of apparel merchandising, textiles, and design. The American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences Proceedings.
Gam, H., Ma, Y., Kumphai, P. (2012). Consumers’ perceptions of socially responsible apparel labeling. International Textile and Apparel Association.
Gam, H., Ma, Y. (2010). Educating potential eco-apparel consumers : Development of green clothing label. ITAA Proceedings (online).. International Textile and Apparel Association.
Ma, Y., Gam, H., Ciaccio, E. (2010). What does sustainability in apparel products mean to consumers?. The American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences Proceedings.
Gam, H. (2009). Employment of Fashion Orientation, Shopping Orientation and Environmental Variables to Determine Consumers’ Purchase Intention of Environmentally Friendly Clothing. ITAA Proceedings. International Textile and Apparel Association. www.itaaonline.org
Lee, Y., Gam, H. (2009). Motivating Students to Be More Creative: Using Visual Analysis of Costumes in Film as an Inspirational Source for Apparel Design Courses. ITAA Proceedings. International Textile and Apparel Association. www.itaaonline.org
Bennett, J., Helmkamp, C., Gam, H. (2008). Exploring a Sustainable Apparel Design Method: Case Study of Creating a Man’s Jacket for Easy Disassembly. ITAA Proceedings. International Textile and Apparel Association. www.itaaonline.org
Gam, H. (2008). Improving Visual Presentation of Creating Garments: Applying Fabric Collage Technique to the Design Class. ITAA Proceedings. International Textile and Apparel Association. www.itaaonline.org
Rumsey, R., Cao, H., Gam, H., Farr, C. A. (2008). The Design of Men’s Jacket for Material Recovery. ITAA Proceedings. International Textile and Apparel Association. www.itaaonline.org
Gam, H., Farr, C. A., Cao, H. (2007). An investigation of Mother’s acceptance of children’s organic cotton clothing. ITAA Proceedings. International Textile and Apparel Association. www.itaaonline.org
Gam, H., Cao, H., Farr, C. A., Heine, L., Hur, J. (2006). Development and implementation of C2CAD: A cradle to cradle apparel design and production model. ITAA Proceedings. International Textile and Apparel Association. www.itaaonline.org
Peksoz, S., Quevedo, V., Branson, D., Gam, H., Ricord, D. (2006). Meeting an industry request: Developing a prototype firefighter bunker gear. ITAA Proceedings. International Textile and Apparel Association. www.itaaonline.org
Cao, H., Gam, H., Farr, C. A., Frey, L. V. (2006). The effects of an environmental sustainability course on design and merchandising students’ environmental attitude, awareness and knowledge. ITAA Proceedings. International Textile and Apparel Association. www.itaaonline.org
Gam, H., Chung, S., Farr, C. A. (2005). Impact of Bobos men’s lifestyle on their knitwear preference. ITAA Proceedings. International Textile and Apparel Association. www.itaaonline.org
Cao, H., Vogel, L. M., Gam, H., Farr, C. A., Nam, J., Linder, R. S. (2005). Teaching environmental sustainability in design and merchandising curriculum. ITAA Proceedings. International Textile and Apparel Association. www.itaaonline.org
Invited Book Chapter
Gam, H., Ma, Y., Ciaccio, E. (2011). Students collaborate to develop educational green-clothing label (Environmental education, communication and sustainability). F. Leal Filho (Ed.), World Trends on Education for Sustainable Development. 265-281. Frankfurt: Peter Lang Publishing.
Journal Article
Gam, H., Banning, J. (2020). Teaching sustainability in fashion design courses through a zero-waste design project. Clothing and Textiles Research Journal. International Textile Apparel Association.
Gam, H., Yu, U., Yang, S. (2020). Will health conscious consumers purchase environmentally sustainable textile furnishing products? Extension of the Theory of Planned Behavior. Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal. 62(9), 84-100. American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences.
Lee, Y., Gam, H., Baklshian, S. (2020). Apparel, Textiles, and Merchandising Scholarship Practices from 2000 to 2019: Analysis of FCSRJ and CTRJ. Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal. 48(4), 308-320.
Banning, J., Gam, H. (2020). Object based learning in a world dress course. Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal. 48(4), 343-358. American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences.
Baker, R., Yu, U., Gam, H., Banning, J. (2019). Identifying characteristics of the tween fashion consumer groups in relation to fashion innovativeness, opinion leadership, and online apparel shopping experience. Fashion & Textiles. 6(8), 17. Fashion and Textiles. https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1186%2Fs40691-018-0158-9.pdf
Raj, D., Ma, Y., Gam, H., Banning, J. (2017). Implementation of lean production and environmental sustainability in the Indian apparel manufacturing industry: A way to reach the triple bottom line. 10(3), 254-264. International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education.
Ma, Y., Gam, H., Banning, J. (2017). Perceived ease of use and usefulness of socially responsible labels on apparel products: Application of the technology acceptance model. 4(3), . Fashion and Textiles. doi.org/10.1186/s40691-017-0093-1
Vale, A., Schumacher, J., Cullen, R., Gam, H. (2014). Vegetable Puree: a Strategy to Increase the Vegetable Consumption among School Lunch Participants in U.S. Public Elementary Schools. 38(2), . Journal of Child Nutrition Management. www.schoolnutrition.org/uploadedFiles/5_News_and_Publications/4_The_Journal_of_Child_Nutrition_and_Management/Fall_2014/Vegetable%20Pureé.pdf
Flyer, M., Schumacher, J., Banning, J., Gam, H. (2014). Relationship among healthy eating attitudes, body image, BMI, and diet intake. 42(4), 330-340. Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal.
Gam, H., Ma, Y., Banning, J. (2014). Socially responsible apparel labels: Effects on fashion shoppers. 43(3), . Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal.
Banning, J., Gam, H. (2013). Redesigning a fashion history course through team-based learning. 31(3), 182-194. Clothing and Textiles Research Journal.
An, S., Gam, H., Cao, H. (2013). Evaluating performance of organic cotton, bamboo-blended, and soybean-blended fabrics. 31(3), 157-166. Clothing and Textiles Research Journal. ctrj.sagepub.com
Gam, H., Banning, J. (2012). A collaboration to teach students to utilize historic dress as inspiration for apparel design. 41(1), . Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal.
Gam, H., Banning, J. (2011). Addressing sustainable apparel design challenges with problem-based learning. 29(3), 202-215. Clothing and Textiles Research Journal.
Gam, H. (2011). Are fashion-conscious consumers more likely to adopt eco-friendly clothing?. 15(2), 178-193. Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management.
Gam, H., Ma, Y. (2011). Creating a green label for reducing the gap. Fiber Online Journal of the International Fashion and Apparel Industry. www.udel.edu/fiber/issue6/researchbriefs/greenlabel.html
Gam, H., Cao, H., Bennett, J., Helmkamp, C., Farr, C. A. (2011). Design for disassembly in the apparel product: A study using the men’s jacket. 23(2/3), 83-94. International Journal of Clothing Science and Technology.
Gam, H., Cao, H., Farr, C. A., Kang, M. (2010). Quest for the eco-apparel market: A study of mothers’ willingness to purchase organic cotton clothing for their children. 34(6), 648-656. International Journal of Consumer Studies.
Gam, H., Cao, H., Farr, C. A., Heine, L. (2009). C2CAD: a sustainable apparel design and production model. 21(4), 166-179. International Journal of Clothing Science and Technology.
Nam, J., Hamlin, R., Gam, H., Kang, J., Kim, J., Pimpawan, K., Starr, C., Richards, L. (2007). ). The Fashion Consciousness Behaviors of Mature Female Consumers. 31(1), 102-108. International Journal of Consumer Studies.
Cao, H., Frey, L. V., Farr, C. A., Gam, H. (2006). An environmental sustainability course for design and merchandising students. 98(2), 75-80. Journal of Family & Consumer Sciences.
Magazine/Trade Publication
Gam, H., Jin, B. (2004). Success cases of US retailing: Pets-Mart. (107), 50-51. Biznet Times.
Gam, H., Jin, B. (2004). Success cases of US retailing: Patagonia. (99), 52-53. Biznet Times.
Gam, H., Jin, B. (2004). Success cases of US retailing: Container Store. (93), 46-47. Biznet Times.
Gam, H., Jin, B. (2004). Success cases of US retailing: Toys ‘R’ Us. (87), 46-47. Biznet Times.
Gam, H., Jin, B. (2004). Success cases of US retailing: Home Depot. (80), 60-61. Biznet Times.
Gam, H., Jin, B. (2004). Success cases of US retailing: Best Buy. (73), 58-59. Biznet Times.
Gam, H., Jin, B. (2004). Success cases of US retailing: Sonic. (68), 62-64. Biznet Times.
Textbook
Gam, H., Ma, Y., Ciaccio, E. (2011). Development of a green-clothing label to educate potential eco-apparel consumers. World Trends in Education for Sustainable Development - Leal Filho, W. (ed.). Frankfurt: Peter Lang publishing.

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant - Research
Kim, J. (Principal), Gam, H. (Co-Principal), Xu, B. (Co-Principal), Trippeer, B. (Co-Principal), "Rethinking Cotton Learning: Innovation Through Collaboration," Sponsored by Cotton Incorporated, Private, $46072 Funded. (January 2020December 2020).
Gam, H., "CVAD small grant," Sponsored by CVAD, University of North Texas, $1000 Funded. (20182018).
Gam, H. (Principal), "Determinants of consumers’ responses to socially responsible apparel labels: A cognitive neuropsychological approach," Sponsored by Illinois State University-University Research Grant, Other, $5000 Funded. (July 2013June 2014).
Gam, H. (Principal), "Evaluating Thermal Comfort of Renewable Fibers for Baby Clothes," Sponsored by Illinois State Univeristy - University Research Grant, Other, $5000 Funded. (July 2011June 2012).
Gam, H., "Publication Incentives Program," Sponsored by College of Applied Science and Technology, Illinois State University, Other, $250 Funded. (2011).
Gam, H., "Publication Incentives Program," Sponsored by College of Applied Science and Technology, Illinois State University, Other, $300 Funded. (2011).
Gam, H., "Honan Faculty Development fund," Sponsored by Illinois State Univeristy, Other, $750 Funded. (2010).
Gam, H., "Publication Incentives Program," Sponsored by College of Applied Science and Technology, Illinois State University, Other, $250 Funded. (2010).
Gam, H., "URG Travel Fund," Sponsored by College of Applied Science and Technology, Illinois State University, Other, $300 Funded. (2010).
Gam, H., Ma, Y., "Experimental Study of Consumer Friendly Green Label for Sustainable Apparel Products," Sponsored by Illinois State Univeristy - University Research Grant, Other, $10000 Funded. (July 2009June 2010).
Gam, H., "Publication Incentives Program," Sponsored by College of Applied Science and Technology, Illinois State University, Other, $250 Funded. (2009).
Gam, H., "The Characterization of Environmentally Friendly Clothing Adopters," Sponsored by Illinois State Univeristy - University Research Grant, Other, $5000 Funded. (July 2008June 2009).
Gam, H., "American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Conference Fund," Sponsored by Department of Family & Consumer Sciences - Illinois State University, Other, $650 Funded. (2008).
Gam, H., "Environmental Protection Agency P3 Award Expo travel fund," Sponsored by Department of Family & Consumer Sciences - Illinois State University, Other, $580 Funded. (2008).
Gam, H., "URG Travel Fund," Sponsored by College of Applied Science and Technology, Illinois State University, Other, $250 Funded. (2008).
Gam, H., Cao, H., Rumsey, R., Farr, C. A., Heine, L., "The man's jacket design for disassembly: an implementation of C2CAD framework," Sponsored by Environmental Protection Agency, Federal, $10000 Funded. (September 2007August 2008).
Gam, H., "International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) conference travel fund," Sponsored by College of Applied Science and Technology and Department of Family & Consumer Sciences, Illinois State University, Other, $650 Funded. (2007).
Gam, H., "URG Travel Fund," Sponsored by College of Applied Science and Technology, Illinois State University, Other, $250 Funded. (2007).
Gam, H., Cao, H., Hur, J., Farr, C. A., Heine, L., "C2CAD: A Sustainable Apparel Design and Production Conceptual Framework," Sponsored by Environmental Protection Agency, Federal, $10000 Funded. (September 2005August 2006).
Grant - Service
Gam, H. (Principal), Jestratijevic, I. (Co-Principal), Otto, A. (Co-Principal), "UNT Mean Green Fund," Sponsored by Mean Green Fund-UNT, University of North Texas, $2400 Funded. (February 1, 2021December 31, 2021).
Sponsored Research
Gam, H., "Conducting an online survey," Sponsored by Department of Family & Consumer Sciences - Illinois State University, Other, $1600 Funded. (2011).
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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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