Faculty Profile for Dr. Gwendolyn Hustvedt

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Dr. Gwendolyn Hustvedt
Professor — School of Family & Consumer Sciences
FCS 126B
phone: (512) 245-4689

Biography Section

Teaching Interests

Textile Science, Product Development, Innovation

Research Interests

My early focus on textile science has led me to the area of product development where I focus on research to support sustainable systems of production and consumption in the massive global textile and apparel industry.

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Rudolph, R. A., Mohtar, R., Cifentues, L. A., Frayser, S., Hustvedt, G., Wesley, P., … Wall, J. (2017). Commentary: The route to water security for Texas: the 2015–2016 Texas Water Roadmap Forums. Texas Water Journal, 8, 116–123.
  • Kang, J., Grable, K., Hustvedt, G., & Ahn, M. (2017). Sustainable water consumption: The perspective of Hispanic consumers. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 50, 94–103.
  • Armstrong, C. M., Hustvedt, G., LeHew, M. L. A., Hiller-Connell, K. Y., & Anderson, B. G. (2016). When the informal is the formal, the implicit is the explicit: Holistic sustainability education at Green Mountain College. International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 17(6), 1–15.
  • Ikat on the Waves. International Textile and Apparel Association Design Exhibition. November 9, 2016 Artists: Group (International)
  • Hustvedt, G., & Dickinson, M. A. (2009). Consumer likelihood of purchasing organic cotton apparel: Influence of attitudes and self-identity. Journal of Fashion Merchandising and Management, 13(1), 49–65.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Texas State University Quality Team Award for Common Experience Team, Texas State University. 2011
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Presidential Excellence Award for Teaching, Texas State University. 2010
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Paws Preview Den Namesake, Texas State University Students. 2009
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Visiting Professor, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru in the College of Textile Engineering. 2008
  • Award / Honor Recipient: College Achievement Award for Excellence in Teaching, College of Applied Arts. 2017

Selected Grants

  • Johnson, Olivia Denise, Perez-Brena, Norma Judith, Hustvedt, Gwendolyn, Gray, Christine Robison, Thornton, Hannah. School of FCS Graduate Recruitment Committee, Texas State University, $5000. (Submitted: April 21, 2018, Funded: August 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018). Grant.
  • Kang, Y., Hustvedt, Gwendolyn (Principal). Challenges and opportunities: Hispanic families’ adaptation to climate change, Texas State University San Marcos Research Enhancement Program Grant, Texas State University, $16000. (Funded: 2014 - 2015). Grant.
  • LeHew, M. (Principal), Armstrong, C.M. (Co-Principal), Hiller, K.Y. (Co-Principal), Hustvedt, Gwendolyn (Co-Principal), Anderson, B. (Co-Principal), Davis, K. (Supporting). Making climate change a functioning thread in the baccalaureate curriculum: Transforming fiber, textile, and clothing education, U.S. Department of Agriculture, NIFA Higher Education Challenge Grant, $713847. (Funded: 2012 - 2016). Grant.
  • Hustvedt, Gwendolyn (Principal), Bernard, J.C. (Co-Principal), Peterson, H.H. (Co-Principal). Marketing of locally produced sustainable animal fiber products, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service, Southern Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program, $140000. (Funded: 2008 - 2012). Grant.
  • Hustvedt, Gwendolyn (Principal). Labeling of Texas based fiber products for environmental attributes, Research Enhancement Program Grant, Texas State University, $8000. (Funded: 2007 - 2008). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Program Committee on Textiles and Design, International Federation for Home Economics
Editorial Review Board Member
International Journal of Consumer Studies
Acting President
International Federation for Home Economics
November 2018-August 2020
President Elect
International Federation for Home Economics
March 2018-October 2018
Program Committee 8 on Household Technology and Sustainability, International Federation for Home Economics