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Andrew  Reilly

Name :

Andrew Reilly

Title :

Professor, FDM

Unit :

Department of Family and Consumer Sciences

Address :

2515 Campus Road
                  Honolulu, HI 96822

Room :

Miller Hall 208A

Phone :

(808) 956-5061

Fax :

(808) 956-2241

E-mail :

Professional Prep/Appointments :

Fashion Design & Merchandising (formerly Apparel Product Design & Merchandising),
Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

  • Professor, 2019-present
  • Associate Professor, 2012-2019
  • Assistant Professor, 2007-2012
  • Fashion Design and Merchandising Program Coordinator, 2007-2020, 2021-present
  • Affiliated Faculty, Department of Women’s Studies, 2018-present
  • Cooperating Graduate Faculty, Department of Women’s Studies, 2019-present
  • UHM Study Abroad Faculty, Freie Universität, Berlin, Germany, 2011, 2015, 2017

Projects :

Hawai`i fashion history
Culture and values in Hawaiian clothing

Courses Taught:

FDM 101  Introduction to the Fashion Industry
FDM/WGSS 200  Culture, Gender, and Appearance

Research Interests :

Fashion Theory
Gender and Sexuality related to dress
Hawai`i Fashion History

Selected Recent Publications :

(prior 5 years )

Books Authored, Co-authored and/or Edited

  • Blanco F., J. & Reilly, A.[Eds].(2021). FashionDress, and Post-postmodernism. London: Bloomsbury.
  • Reilly, A.(2020).Introducing Fashion Theory: From Androgyny to Zeitgeist. London: Bloomsbury.
  • Reilly, A., & Barry, B.[Eds]. (2020).Crossing Gender Boundaries: Fashion to Create, Disrupt, and Transcend. Bristol, UK: Intellect Books.
  • Miller-Spillman, K., & Reilly, A.[Eds]. (2019).The Meanings of Dress 4th Ed. New York City: Fairchild Books.

Book Chapters (editor reviewed)

  • Reddy-Best, K. L., Reilly, A., & Streck, K. (forthcoming, 2024) Negotiation and communicating LGBTQ identities through dress and LGBTQ-focused fashion brands in the 21st century. In J. A. Gedro & T. S. Roccot [Eds.], Routledge Companion to LGBTQ Identity in Global, Social, Political, and Work Contexts. Abindgon, UK: Routledge.
  • Reilly, A. (forthcoming, 2024). Haoles in Hawaiian Shirts. In H. Clark & L. Downing Peters [Eds.], Fashion in American Life. London: Bloomsbury.
  • Reilly, A. (2022).The rise of the bottom: Counterdiscourse to challenge heteronormativity within the gay community. In V. Karaminas, A. Geczy, & P. Church Gibson [Eds.], Fashionable Masculinities: Queers, Pimp Daddies and Lumbersexuals. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.

Articles in Referred Journals

  • Reddy-Best, K. L., Reilly, A., Streck, K., Green, D., Morris, K., & Doty, K. (forthcoming). Chest-binding practices for trans and nonbinary individuals within different spatiotemporaities: Redefining the meanings of space, place, and time. Fashion Theory.
  • McGuire, J. & Reilly, A. (2020/2022). Aesthetic identity development among trans adolescents and young adults. Clothing and Textiles Research Journal, 40(3), 235-250.
  • Yancura, L., Reilly A., & Bahng, Y. (2019). Reminiscence as a tool for pedagogy in a fashion design and merchandising curriculum. International Journal of Reminiscence and Life Review, 6(1), 45-49.
  • Reilly, A. Catalpa, J., & McGuire, J. (2019). Clothing fit issues of trans people. Fashion Studies,2(1), n.p. DOI:10.38055/FS010201
  • Reilly, A., & Hawley, J. (2019). Attention deficit fashion. Fashion, Style, and Popular Culture, 6(1), 85-98.
  • Bahng, Y., & Reilly A. (2018).Comparison of design preferences in the Hawaiian shirt and current market. The Fashion and Textile Research Journal, 20(4), 379-388.