Faculty Profile for Dr. Jennifer ES Millspaugh

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Dr. Jennifer ES Millspaugh
Visiting Scholar — School of Family & Consumer Sciences
FCS 101
phone: (512) 245-2135

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Jennifer E. S. Millspaugh earned her PhD from the University of the Arts London, London College of Fashion. Her doctoral research examines the brand development and internationalization processes of entrepreneurial Designer Fashion Enterprises (DFEs) based in London and New York. Professionally, she works at the intersection of entrepreneurship and innovation for fashion and creative industries. She is the founder of Aesthetic Ventures and the Austin Fashion Initiative. She is also the USA lead advisory board member for the Independent Fashion Advisory Board (IFAB), a global think tank for fashion business professionals.

Research Interests

Fashion Entrepreneurship; Fashion-Tech; Internationalization and Brand Development for Fashion & Creative Industries; Fashion Product Lifecycles, Vertical Product Development, Globalization.

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Millspaugh, J. E. S., & Kent, A. (2016). Co-creation and the development of SME designer fashion enterprises. Journal of Fashion Marketing & Management, 20(3), 322–338. Retrieved from https://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/abs/10.1108/JFMM-10-2015-0085