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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 :

areilly@hawaii.edu

Professional Prep/Appointments :


Fashion 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-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


Family, Consumer, & Nutrition Sciences, Northern Illinois Univ., 2005-2007, Assistant Professor




Projects :


*Clothing design needs of transgender consumers
*Post-postmodernism in dress and fashion

Courses Taught:


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


Research Interests :


  • Construction of gender and sexuality via dress
  • Post-postmodernism and dress
  • Fashion theory


Selected Recent Publications :


(prior 5 years )

Books Authored and/or Edited

 Reilly, A., & Barry, B.  [Eds]. (in press, 2019).   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.

 Reilly, A. (2014).  Key Concepts for the Fashion Industry.  London:  Bloomsbury. 

 Moran, M., Pohlmann, A., & Reilly, A.  (2014).  Honolulu Street Style.  Bristol, UK:  Intellect. 

 Miller-Spillman, K., Reilly, A., & Hunt-Hurst, P. [Eds]. (2013).  The Meanings of Dress 3rd Ed.  New York City:  Fairchild Books.


Articles Published in Referred Journals

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.  https://www.fashionstudies.ca/clothing-fit-issues-for-trans-people

 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 Hawaiin shirt and current market.  The Fashion and Textile Research Journal, 20(4), 379-388. 

 Reilly, A., & Johnson, K. K. P.  (2017).  Dress, body, and experiences of victimization.  Fashion, Style, and Popular Culture, 4(3), 403-416. 

 Reilly, A., & Miller-Spillman, K.  (2016).  Linking dress and the private, public, secret self model to coming out.  Critical Studies in Men’s Fashion, 3(1), 7-16.

 Bahng, Y., Young, J., & Reilly, A.  (2016).  A qualitative approach to understanding Hawaiʻi apparel manufacturers’ exports:  Strategic marketing resources and export barriers.  International Journal of Export Marketing, 1(1), 96-113. 

 Reilly, A.  (2016).   Top or bottom:  A position paper.  Psychology and Sexuality, 7(3), 1-10.  DOI:  10.1080/19419899.2015.1135182

 Reilly, A.  (2014). Extending the theory of shifting erogenous zones to men’s tattoos.  Critical Studies in Men’s Fashion, 1(3), 211-221. 

Bradley, L. A., Rudd, N., Reilly, A., & Freson, T.  (2014).  A review of men’s body image:  What we know and need to know.  International Journal of Costume and Fashion, 14(1), 29-45. 

 Reilly, A., Yancura, L., & Young. D.  (2013).   Three variables predicting social physique anxiety in gay men.  Psychology and Sexuality, 4(3), 244-245. 

 Reilly, A., & Saethre, E.  (2013).  The hankie code revisited:  From function to fashion.  Critical Studies in Men’s Fashion, 1(1), 69-78. 

Book Chapters (editor reviewed) 
 Barry, B., & Reilly, A.  Gender more:  An intersectional perspective on men’s transgression of the gender dress binary.  (forthcoming, 2019).  In A. Reilly & B. Barry  [Eds.], Crossing Boundaries:  Fashion to Deconstruct and Reimagine Gender.  Bristol, UK:  Intellect Books.

 Reilly, A., & Rudd, N. A.  (2013).  He can’t love me if I’m ugly:  The recurring theme of popular beauty in the television soap opera, Days of Our Lives.  In J. Hancock, T. Johnson-Woods, V. Karaminas (eds.) Fashion in Popular Culture (pp. 155-170)Bristol, UK:  Intellect.