So Young Song is an Assistant Professor of Fashion Design and Merchandising in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences. She received a doctoral degree from University of Tennessee, Knoxville and has published in the Journal of Business Ethics, Personality and Individual Differences, Sustainability, and the Journal of Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management. Dr. Song has taught merchandising courses in Textiles, Cultural Diversity in Dress, Fashion Promotion, Merchandise Buying, Merchandising Systems & Applications, 3D Visual Merchandising, Product Development, Merchandising Perspectives, Technical Skills for Merchandising, Computer Applications for Visual Merchandising & Exhibition Design, Housing and Related Arts, and Furnishing Problems and Presentations.
379.001Fashion Retail Management
329.001Apparel Product Analysis
429.001Apparel Product Analysis
398.019Professional Practice: Fashion Design and Merchandising
291.019Undergraduate Teaching Experiences In Family And Consumer Sciences
The Future of Fashion: Fashion Retail Technology
The Future of Fashion: Sustainability in the Fashion Industry
Fashion Retail Buying
Her research interests lie in the areas of high-technology Artificial Intelligence (AI) in fashion retailing, retail robotics, fashion robotics, Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), retail analytics and machine learning, sustainability, green advertising, and human well-being/health communication.