Faculty/Staff


Amelia Asperin
  • Amelia Estepa Asperin

  • Title: Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator, Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Office: E. Morrow Lebedeff Hall 361C
  • Phone: 701-231-5720
  • E-mail: Amelia.asperin@ndsu.edu
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Education

  • Ph.D. — Kansas State University, Foodservice and Hospitality Management; Graduate Certificate in Business Administration
  • M.S. — Kansas State University, Foodservice, Hospitality Management and Dietetics Administration
  • B.S. — University of the Philippines - Diliman, Hotel and Restaurant Administration

Teaching Emphasis

  • Food Neophobia
  • Brand Personality
  • Consumer Post-Purchase Behavior
  • Foodservice Management
  • Marketing for School Nutrition Program

Courses Taught

  • ADHM 140 Introduction to the Hospitality Industry
  • ADHM 384 Beverage Operations
  • ADHM 402 Professional Catering Management
  • ADHM 403 Restaurant Operations Management
  • ADHM 411 Food and World Cultures
  • ADHM 479 Hospitality Industry Management Strategies
  • ADHM 489 Study Tours

Teaching Experience

  • Assistant Professor in Hospitality and Tourism Management, North Dakota State University, 2009 - present
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, Hospitality Management and Dietetics, Kansas State University, 2006-2007
  • Instructor, Hotel and Restaurant Management, University of Baguio (Philippines), 1999-2000

Research Experience

  • Research Scientist, National Food Service Management Institute (NFSMI) at The University of Southern Mississippi, 2007-2009
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Office of the Graduate Dean, Kansas State University, 2004-2006

Selected Publications

  • Phillips, W.J., Asperin, A.E., & Wolfe, K. (in press). Investigating the effect of Country Image and Subjective Knowledge on Attitudes and Behaviors: U.S. Upper Midwesterners' Intentions to Consume Korean Food and Visit Korea. International Journal of Hospitality Management.
  • Rushing, K., Asperin, A.E. (2012). Building the foodservice brand personality within the school nutrition setting. Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 36(1), from http://www.schoolnutrition.org/Content.aspx?id=17258
  • Asperin, A., Phillips, W.J., Wolfe, K. (2011). Exploring food neophobia and perceptions of ethnic foods: The case of Chinese and Thai cuisines. International CHRIE 65th Annual Conference. E Christou (Ed.). Richmond, VA. ICHRIE.
  • Asperin, A.E., Castillo, A. (2010). Developing a best practice guide for increasing high school student participation and satisfaction in the National School Lunch Program. Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 34(2), from http://www.schoolnutrition.org/Content.aspx?id=14759
  • Asperin, A.E., Nettles, M.F., Carr, D.H. (2010). The Non-Participation Survey: Understanding why high school students choose not to eat school lunch. Journal of Child Nutrition & Management, 34(1), from http://www.schoolnutrition.org/Content.aspx?id=14022

Selected Presentations

  • Asperin, A.E., & Lee, J. (Accepted for November 2012). Exploring student and alumni purchase behavior of university-licensed merchandise [Abstract]. International Textile and Apparel Association, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii, November 14-17, 2012.
  • Lee, J., & Asperin, A.E. (Accepted for November 2012). Innovative branding: The university tartan [Abstract]. International Textile and Apparel Association, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii, November 14-17, 2012.
  • Stastny, S.N., Asperin, A.E., & Ragan, A.M. (Accepted for October, 2012). Changing an academic classroom into a campus restaurant [Abstract]. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 6-9, 2012.
  • Wolfe, K., Asperin, A.E., & Phillips, W.J. (2012). Validating the use of a social networking site as a data collection method in hospitality and tourism research [Abstract]. International CHRIE 66th Annual Conference, Providence, Rhode Island, August 1-4, 2012.
  • Phillips, W.J., Wolfe, K., Asperin, A., (2012). Effects of food neophobia and attitude toward consuming unfamiliar cuisine. 18th Asia Pacific Tourism Association (APTA) International Conference, Taipei, Taiwan, June 26-29, 2012.

Professional Honors

Exceptional Contributions as an Emerging Teacher, College of Human Development and Education, North Dakota State University, AY 2011-2012

Professional Memberships & Associations

  • International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education (ICHRIE), Member
  • National Restaurant Association, Member
  • Foodservice Systems Management Education Council (FSMEC), West-Midwest Regional Director
  • Editorial Board, The Foodservice Management and Education Council Journal
  • International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management (IJCHM), Peer Reviewer
  • Journal of Child Nutrition and Management (JCN&M), Peer Reviewer

Professional Experience

Amelia Asperin has worked in hospitality operations in both commercial and non-commercial settings that include the Marriott, Housing and Dining Services at Kansas State University, and a local café in the Philippines. Her professional experiences focus largely on foodservice operations.


  • Holly E. Bastow-Shoop

  • Title: Head of Apparel, Design and Hospitality Management Department
  • Office: E. Morrow Lebedeff Hall 178 G
  • Phone: 701-231-8223
  • E-mail: Holly.Bastow-Shoop@ndsu.edu
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Education

  • Ph.D. — Oklahoma State University
  • M.S. — Kansas State University
  • B.S. — Virginia Tech University

Teaching Emphasis

  • Global Retailing

Administration Emphasis (selected)

  • Branding NDSU via tartan project
  • International Retailing
  • Program building in three academic areas of:
  • a) Apparel, design and retail merchandising

    b) Interior design

    c) Hospitality and tourism management

  • Leadership development

Awards, Recognitions, Grants, and Competitions (selected)

  • Fellow – International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA)
  • Fulbright Scholar – India, The Fabric of India

Ann Braaten
  • Ann Braaten

  • Title: Assistant Professor and Curator of the Emily P. Reynolds Costume Collection
  • Office: EML 178D
  • Phone: 701-231-7367
  • E-mail: Ann.Braaten@ndsu.edu
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Education

  • Doctorate of Philosophy: University of Minnesota: Design, Housing & Apparel, 2005
  • Master of Science: North Dakota State University: Apparel & Textiles, 1988
  • Bachelor of Science: North Dakota State University: Clothing & Textiles, 1981
  • Bachelor of Science: North Dakota State University: Home Economics Education, 1989
  • Visiting Student Certificate: Philadelphia College of Textiles & Science, 1980

Teaching Emphasis

  • Fashion & Cultural History
  • Dress & Sociology
  • Clothing Design
  • Product Development

Research Emphasis

  • Clothing as Material Culture
  • Women's History – late 1800s to the early 1900s

Research and Scholarship (selected)

  • Braaten, Ann W. Fall 2012. "Virginia Woods Bellamy: Poet and Knitter", Pieceworks Magazine Special Issue: Knitting Traditions. Loveland, Colorado: Interweave Press.
  • Braaten, Ann W. and WayneGuite, Jacqueline, Oct. 2011. "A Woman of Considerable Influence – Dressing the Part: Kate Selby Wilder – A North Dakota Suffragist and Political Activist," Costume Society of America – Midwest Region Symposium Proceedings, Oct. 15 – 16, 2011, Cedar Falls, IA.
  • Braaten, Ann W., Spring 2011. Book Review: Pens and Needles: Women's Textualities of Early Modern England, by Susan Frye. Journal of Family and Consumer Science, Alexandria, VA.
  • Braaten, A. W. Oct. 2009. A Company Revealed Through Its Patterns: Hastings Needle Work, 1888-1923. Costume Society of America's Midwest Region Symposium Proceedings. Oct. 9-10, 2009, Lincoln, NE.
  • Braaten, A. W. and DeLong, M. R. Nov. 2007. One is Good, Two are Better: A Method for Studying Material Culture as Tradition. International Textiles & Apparel Association 2007 Annual Meeting Proceedings, Los Angeles, CA.

Joanne Cook
  • Joanne Cook

  • Title: Academic Assistant
  • Office: E. Morrow Lebedeff Hall 178
  • Phone: 701-231-8604
  • E-mail: Joanne.Cook@ndsu.edu
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Susan Curtis
  • Susan Curtis

  • Title: Collection Manager, Emily Reynolds Historic Costume Collection
  • Office: FLC 407D
  • Phone: 701-231-7362
  • E-mail: Susan.Curtis@ndsu.edu
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Jooyeon Ha
  • Jooyeon Ha

  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Office: E. Morrow Lebedeff Hall 178B
  • Phone: 701-231-8224
  • E-mail: jooyeon.ha@ndsu.edu
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Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Hospitality and Tourism Management, Purdue University
  • Master of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management, Purdue University
  • Bachelor of Science in Foods and Nutrition, Ewha Woman's University

Courses Taught

  • ADHM 402 Professional Catering Management
  • ADHM 411 Food and World Cultures
  • ADHM 435 Cost Controls in Hospitality and Foodservice systems

Research Emphasis

  • Services Marketing in the Hospitality Industry
  • Foodservice Management
  • Consumer Psychology
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Food and Culture

Publications

  • Ha, J., & Jang, S. (In press). Variety Seeking in Restaurant Choice and its Drivers. International Journal of Hospitality Management.
  • Ha, J., & Jang, S. (2012). Consumer value in restaurants: Does it vary across different segments? Journal of Foodservice Business Research.15(2), 123-142.
  • Ha, J., & Jang, S. (2012). The effects of dining atmospherics on behavioral intentions through quality perception. Journal of Services Marketing. 26(3), 204-215.
  • Jang, S., Ha, J., & Park, K. (2012) Effects of ethnic authenticity: Examining Korean restaurant customers in the U.S. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 31(3), 990-1003.
  • Ha, J., & Jang, S. (2010). Effects of service quality and food quality: The moderating role of atmospherics in an ethnic restaurant segment. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 29(3), 520-529.
  • Ha, J., & Jang, S. (2010). Perceived values, satisfaction, and behavioral intentions: The role of familiarity in Korean restaurants. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 29(1), 2-13.
  • Ha, J., & Jang, S. (2009). Perceived justice in service recovery and behavioral intentions: The role of relationship quality. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 28(3), 319-327.

Conference Proceedings

  • Ha, J., & Jang, S. (2012). Why do diners seek variety in their restaurant choices? Personality, Involvement, and experiential factors as variety drivers. Proceedings of the International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education (ICHRIE), Providence, RI, August 1-4.
  • Ha, J. (2012). Consumer value in restaurants: Means-end chain approach. Proceedings of the TOSOK International Tourism Conference, Ulsan, Korea. July 4-6.
  • Jang, S., & Ha, J. (2012).The role of cultural experience in emotional responses to authenticity of an ethnic restaurant setting. Proceedings of the Asia Pacific Tourism Association (APTA) Conference, Taipei, Taiwan. June 26-29.
  • Ha, J., & Jang, S. (2011). Diners' optimal stimulation level and behavioral intention. Proceedings of the 16th Annual Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism, Houston, TX, USA January 6-8.
  • Ha, J., & Jang, S. (2010). Understanding consumer value in restaurants. Proceedings of the International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education (I-CHRIE), San Juan, Puerto Rico, July 28-31.
  • Ha, J., & Jang, S. (2010). The effect of atmospherics on behavioral intentions through quality perception. Proceedings of the 15th Annual Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism, Washington D.C., USA January 7-9.
  • Ha, J., & Jang, S. (2009). Effects of service quality and food quality in ethnic restaurants: The moderating role of atmospherics. Proceedings of the 22nd Foodservice Management Society of Korea, Seoul, Korea June 20.
  • Ha, J., & Jang, S. (2009). Perceived values and their impacts: The role of familiarity in Korean restaurants. Proceedings of the 14th Annual Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism, Las Vegas, NV, USA January 4-6.
  • Ha, J., & Jang, S. (2008). Perceived justice in service recovery and behavioral intentions: The role of relationship quality. Proceedings of the 13th Annual Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism, Orlando, FL, USA January 4-6.

Kellie Hamre
  • Kellie Hamre

  • Title: Lecturer in Interior Design
  • Office: E. Morrow Lebedeff Hall 361A
  • Phone: 701-231-7368
  • E-mail: kellie.hamre@ndsu.edu
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Education

  • Master of Science in Design and Merchandising, emphasis in Interior Design, Colorado State University, 2013
  • Bachelor of Science in Interior Design, North Dakota State University, 2001

Courses Taught

  • ADHM 261 Visual Communications
  • ADHM 300 Design Resource Management
  • ADHM 353 Interior Design Studio V – Large Scale Contract Design
  • ADHM 362 Codes for Interiors
  • ADHM 365 AutoCAD for Interiors
  • ADHM 452 Comprehensive Interior Design Project
  • ADHM 491 Color in Design Seminar
  • ADHM 491 Advanced Presentation Methods Seminar

Teaching Experience

  • Lecturer in Interior Design, North Dakota State University, 2008 - present
  • Adjunct Lecturer, North Dakota State University, 2003-2007

Selected Publications, Recent Research and Presentations

  • Clemons, S., Mattingly-Huber, A., Scolere, L. and Hamre, K. Wonder to wisdom: Leveraging practice experience in creating the nimble designer. 2012 Interior Design Educators Council Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD. March 2012.
  • Clemons, M., Kucko, J., Hamre, K., Adams, E., Pickett, M. and Tan, L. Emerging educators: Making the transition to Academia. 2012 Interior Design Educators Council Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD. March 2012.
  • Clemons, M., Kucko, J., Hamre, K., Adams, E., and Pickett, M. Journey of Emerging Interior Design Educators: Survival, Growth, Acculturation, Adaptation, Assimilation. 2011 International Interior Design Educators Council, Denver, CO, March 14-16, 2011.

Professional Honors

  • 2011 Award of Excellence: Member's Choice Best Presentation IDEC panel presentation titled Journey of Emerging Interior Design Educators: Survival, Growth, Acculturation, Adaptation, and Assimilation
  • President, North Dakota Interior Designers, 2009-2011
  • IDEC Midwest Region Communication Liaison, 2011-present

Licenses & Registrations

  • National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ), Cert. No. 020273

Professional Memberships & Associations

  • Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC), Professional Member
  • International Interior Design Association (IIDA), Professional Member
  • North Dakota Interior Designers (NDID), Professional Member

Professional Experience

Kellie Hamre is a professional interior designer with over 12 years of continued practice in the commercial design field. Specializing in large contract design, she has worked on projects focusing in historical renovation, healthcare, assisted/independent living facilities, elementary schools and high end residential. Kellie has received local recognition by area design magazines for some of her design projects completed.


WooMi Jo
  • WooMi Jo

  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Office: 361B E. Morrow Lebedeff Hall
  • Phone: 701-231-7358
  • E-mail: Woomi.Jo@ndsu.edu
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Education

  • Ph.D. — Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
  • M.S. — University of Houston, Houston, TX
  • B.S. — Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

Teaching Emphasis

  • Introduction to Hospitality
  • Tourism Management
  • Casino Operation Management
  • Convention and Meeting Planning
  • Lodging Operation

Research Emphasis

  • Gaming Behavior
  • Destination Marketing
  • Destination Image
  • Senior Leisure Activities
  • Rural Tourism
  • Globalizations of international cuisines
  • Consumer price sensitivity

Eunice Kapplinger
  • Eunice Kapplinger

  • Title: Associate Professor of Practice, Interior Design
  • Office: E. Morrow Lebedeff Hall, 360E
  • Phone: 701.231.8605
  • E-mail: eunice.kapplinger@ndsu.edu
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Education

  • Master of Science, Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN
  • Bachelor of Arts, Augustana College, Sioux Falls, SD

Courses Taught

  • ADHM 161 Introduction to Manual Drafting
  • ADHM 162 Intermediate Manual Drafting
  • ADHM 251 Interior Design Studio I: Residential
  • ADHM 254 Interior Design Studio III: Retail
  • ADHM 264 Residential Interior Systems
  • ADHM 452 Comprehensive Interior Design Project

Teaching Experience

  • North Dakota State University, Associate Professor of Practice, 2010 – present
  • North Dakota State University, Assistant Professor, 1992 – 1998
  • University of Northern Iowa, Instructor, 1988 – 1992

Professional Honors / Awards

  • Project Design Award, 2007, Minnesota Chapter of ASID
  • Tribute Award for Retail Real Estate, 2007, Minnesota Shopping Center Association
  • Artist Residency Award, 2005, Hungarian Multicultural Center, Balatonfured, Hungary

Licenses & Registrations

  • National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ), Cert. No. #016974

Selected Exhibitions

  • Augustana Art: Then and Now, 2010, Augustana College, Sioux Falls, SD
  • Collaborations, JCMLCL Art Gallery, 2007, Dawson Community College, Glendive, MT
  • HMC-International Artists Residencies, 2006, Keki Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
  • Eclectic Vision, 2002, Bismarck State College Gallery, Bismarck, ND

Professional Memberships & Associations

  • American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), Professional Member
  • North Dakota Interior Designers (NDID), Professional Member
  • Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA), Site Visitor

Professional Experience

As an interior designer and project manager, Eunice Kapplinger has been responsible for schematic design through construction administration on a variety of contract projects. Those projects include retail stores located throughout the Midwest, medical facilities, financial institutions, child care centers, adult care facilities, offices and research laboratories. Eunice also has experience in residential design working with both remodeling and new construction.


Jaeha Lee
  • Jaeha Lee

  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Office: E. Morrow Lebedeff Hall 178H
  • Phone: 701-231-8220
  • E-mail: Jaeha.Lee@ndsu.edu
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Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Design, Housing, and Apparel, 2008 University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Master of Science in Design, Housing, and Apparel, 2006 University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Bachelor of Science in Retail Merchandising (Management Minor), 2004 University of Minnesota, Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Bachelor of Science in Clothing & Textiles, 2000 Ewha Woman's University, Seoul, Korea

Courses Taught

  • ADHM 385 Global Fashion Economics
  • ADHM 470 Retail Financial Management and Control
  • ADHM 481 Apparel/Textile Capstone Experience
  • ADHM 485 Global Consumer Analysis
  • ADHM 780 Financial Merchandising Implications
  • ADHM 797S Comprehensive Project

Research Emphasis

  • Consumer behavior and Social/psychological aspects of dress

Linda Manikowske
  • Linda Manikowske

  • Title: Associate Professor
  • Office: 360 E. Morrow Lebedeff Hall
  • Phone: 701-231-7352
  • E-mail: Linda.Manikowske@ndsu.edu
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Education

  • Ph.D. — Iowa State University
  • M.S. — North Dakota State University
  • B.S. — North Dakota State University

Teaching Emphasis

  • Visual Merchandising and Promotion
  • Apparel Industry
  • Retail Merchandising
  • Sewn Product Manufacturing
  • Experiential Education

Research Emphasis

  • Consumer behavior
  • Rural retailing
  • Experiential learning styles

Research and Scholarship (selected)

  • Manikowske, L. & Sunderlin, S.R. (2012). The Salvation Army Store Project: Professionals Who Make a Difference. Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin: International Journal for Professional Educators, 78(3), 34-37.
  • Manikowske, L. & Sunderlin, S.R. (2011) Clothing and connections: A partnernship for service learning. International Textile and Apparel Association Proceedings.
  • Sunderlin, S. & Manikowske, L. (2008) Visual Shoe Art: A perspective on compassion. International Textile and Apparel Association Proceedings.
  • Wolfe, K., Bates, D., Manikowske, L., & Amundsen, R. (2005). Learning styles: Do they differ by discipline? Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 97(4), 18-22.
  • Hegland, J., Jin, B., Kotsiopulos, A., LeHew, M., Lyons, N., Manikowske, L., Meyer, D., Strickler, S. (2005). Distance Master's program in merchandising: Faculty collaboration of the Great Plains IDEA. International Textile and Apparel Association Proceedings.

Awards, Recognitions, Grants, and Competitions (selected)

  • 2011 - Faculty Chair of the Year – Awarded by Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance
  • 2011 – Received Target Campus Grant - Project Title: Visual Merchandising and Promotion for the Salvation Army Store - $1,000
  • 2011 – Received Apple Polisher Award – presented by Bison Ambassadors, NDSU
  • 2010 Received Instructional Development Grant – NDSU – Project Title: Global Sourcing Trends in the Apparel Industry: Preparing Our Students. $2,536 to cover expenses to attend the MAGIC Show
  • 2008 Received Outstanding Teacher Award, College of Human Development and Education, selected and presented by students.
  • 2007 Hendrickson Faculty Development Award, $1500 to cover expenses for Adolescent Research study.
  • 2004 Received Outstanding Educator, College of Human Development and Education, presented by Phi Upsilon Omicron.
  • 2004 Received Preferred Professor Award, presented by Mortar Board, NDSU.
  • 2003 Received Excellence in Teaching Award, NDSU College of Human Development and Education.
  • 2001 Received Technology Fee Grant for $21,440 – Project Title: Acquisition of Apparel Product Design/ Development Software.

Service

  • Faculty Advisor to Fashion, Apparel, and Business Organization
  • NDSU Faculty Senate Representative
  • International Textile and Apparel Association member

Kwangsoo Park
  • Kwangsoo Park

  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Office: E. Morrow Lebedeff Hall 360 C
  • Phone: 701-231-7355
  • E-mail: Kwangsoo.Park@ndsu.edu
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Education

  • ABD in Business Administration, Temple University, PhD to be completed in 2012
  • Master of Science in Hospitality Management, Florida International University, 2007
  • Bachelor of Science in Hospitality and Tourism Management, Sejong University, 2003

Courses Taught

  • ADHM 241 Hospitality Accounting
  • ADHM 403 Resort & Spa Operations
  • ADHM 381 Hospitality Marketing & Sales

Teaching Experience

  • Assistant Professor, North Dakota State University, 2012 - current
  • Instructor, Black Hills State University, 2010 – 2012
  • Teaching Assistant/Instructor, Temple University, 2009-2010

Research Emphasis

  • Impact of Special Events and Festivals
  • Consumer Behavior attending Special Events
  • The Impact of Smoke-free Policies on Hospitality Industry
  • Gambling Behavior
  • Travel Risk Perception

Selected Publications, Recent Research and Presentations

  • Park, K. & Lee, S. (2011). Does an optimal firm size exist for publicly traded U.S. hotels? Tourism Economics, 17(2), 359-372. [SSCI indexed Journal]
  • Park, K., Reisinger, Y., & Noh, E. (2010). Luxury shopping tourism. International Journal of Tourism Research, 12(2), 167-178. [SSCI indexed Journal]
  • Park, K. & Reisinger, Y. (2010). Differences in the perceived influence of natural disasters and travel risk perception on international travel. Tourism Geographies, 12(1), 1-24. [SSCI indexed Journal]
  • Park, K., Reisinger, Y., & Kang, H. (2008). Visitors' motivation for attending the South Beach Wine and Food Festival, Miami Beach, Florida. Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 25(2), 161-181. [SSCI indexed Journal]

Professional Honors

  • The Harry A. Cochran Research Center Award for Excellence in Research by a Doctoral Student, Fox School of Business & Management, Temple University. 2010
  • Excellence in Teaching by a Doctoral Student in the Business Administration Program, Fox School of Business & Management, Temple University. 2010
  • The Harry A. Cochran Research Center Award for Excellence in Research by a Doctoral Student, Fox School of Business & Management, Temple University. 2009

Professional Memberships & Associations

  • Travel and Tourism Research Association (TTRA), Member

Professional Experience

Kwangsoo Park has extensive first-hand professional experience in the convention, event, and lodging field. He successfully completed a Master's Internship and Curricular Practical Training in the banquet department at Sheraton Bal Harbour Beach Resort in Miami, Florida. He has worked as a sales manager in an extended stay hotel. He also has worked in an event company and supervised merchandise test events for Gillette.


Ann Marie Ragan
  • Ann Marie Ragan

  • Title: Lecturer in Interior Design
  • Office: E. Morrow Lebedeff Hall 377A
  • Phone: 701-231-7359
  • E-mail: ann.ragan@ndsu.edu
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Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Interior Design, North Dakota State University, 2000

Courses Taught

  • ADHM 153 Sketching for Creativity
  • ADHM 250 Interior Environmental Analysis
  • ADHM 253 Interior Design Studio II: Office Design
  • ADHM 351 Interior Design Studio IV: Advanced Residential
  • ADHM 363 Commercial Lighting Design and Building Systems
  • ADHM 368 Interior Materials and Maintenance
  • ADHM 452 Comprehensive Interior Design Project

Teaching Experience

  • Lecturer in Interior Design, North Dakota State University, 2006 - present
  • Lecturer in Interior Design, North Dakota State University, 2001 - 2005
  • Adjunct Lecturer, North Dakota State University, 2000-2001

Selected Publications, Recent Research and Presentations

  • Stastny, S., Asperin, A., & Ragan, A. (2012). Changing an academic classroom into a campus restaurant [Abstract]. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly American Dietetic Association), 112, A-65.
  • Stastny, S., Asperin, A., & Ragan, A. (forthcoming October, 2012). Changing an academic classroom into a campus restaurant. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly American Dietetic Association) Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Ragan, A., (2012). Designing Space for Family Fun. Eat Smart. Play Hard. Together., pp. 32- 34.

Professional Honors

  • 2011 North Dakota Council of State Employees Fish Award
  • 2011 College of Human Development and Education Exceptional Contributions through Creative Approaches to Teaching Award
  • 2011 W. Cecil Steward, Sustainable Architecture Scholarship
  • 2010 North Dakota Council of State Employees Fish Award
  • 2009 Robert and Patty Hedrickson Faculty Development Award
  • 2007 IESNA/Cooper Teachers of Lighting Workshop Grant
  • 2007 College of Human Development and Education Exceptional Contributions through Creative Approaches to Teaching Award
  • 2001 Brown & Saenger Star Performer of the Quarter Award

Licenses & Registrations

  • National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ), Cert. No. 023436

Professional Memberships & Associations

  • American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), Professional Member
  • Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC), Professional Member
  • North Dakota Interior Designers (NDID), Professional Member

Professional Experience

Ann Marie Ragan has practiced as a professional interior designer and has over 12 years of experience in the commercial and residential design fields. Specializing in office design, sustainable design, and high end residential, Ann Marie has worked on a diverse number of projects including high end residential homes, small businesses, projects focused on sustainable design, healthcare, and large scale contract.


Susan Ray-Degges
  • Susan Ray-Degges

  • Title: Associate Professor/Interior Design Program Coordinator
  • Office: E. Morrow Lebedeff Hall 178
  • Phone: 701-231-7218
  • E-mail: susan.ray-degges@ndsu.edu
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Education

  • Doctorate of Philosophy. University of Missouri, Human Environmental Sciences. Specialization in Environmental Design and Gerontology. Doctoral Dissertation: "Privacy - The Experiences of Thirteen Nursing Home Residents," 1995
  • Masters of Science. University of Missouri, Housing and Interior Design. Specialization in design for the handicapped and elderly. Master's Thesis: "Preliminary Evaluation of ERHAP (Elderly Resident Home Assessment Program)," 1987
  • Bachelor of Science. Cum Laude. Missouri State University [formerly Southwest Missouri State University], Home Economics. Specialization in Housing and Interior Design. Minor in Art, emphasis in historical art; 1984

Teaching Experience

  • Associate Professor, Interior Design, North Dakota State University, 2000-present
  • Assistant Professor, Interior Design, North Dakota State University, 1992-99
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant, Environmental Design, University of Missouri, 1992
  • Instructor, Interior Design, University of Central Arkansas, 1988-92
  • Part-Time Faculty Member, Interior Design, Missouri State University [formerly Southwest Missouri State University], 1987-88
  • Part-Time Faculty Member, Summer Semester, Interior Design, Missouri State University [formerly Southwest Missouri State University], 1986
  • Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant, Housing and Interior Design, University of Missouri, 1985-86

Courses Taught

  • ADHM 315/316 History of Interiors I/II
  • ADHM 450 Research and Project Development in Interior Design
  • ADHM 452 Comprehensive Interior Design Project
  • ADHM 460 Career Development and Professional Practice
  • ADHM 465/665 Aging and the Environment
  • ADHM 491 Inclusive Design Seminar

Research Emphasis

  • Aging and the Environment
  • Historical Interiors
  • Interior Design Assessment Processes

Selected Publications, Recent Research and Presentations

  • Ray-Degges, S. (2013). "Designing across the lifespan: Innovation for all." Extension Education Packet. State-wide Distribution. North Dakota Cooperative Extension Service.
  • Ray-Degges, S. (Winter 2000-Summer 2010) "Designing for the Mature Market." American Society of Interior Designers. Nationally distributed Continuing Education Unit (CEU).

Professional Honors

  • Director – Regions, Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC), 2012 – present
  • IDEC Board of Directors (Regions), 2011-2012
  • IDEC Midwest Regional Chair, 2009-2011
  • American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Board of Directors - Professional Member, Minnesota Chapter, 2001-2002
  • STEP Committee Chair (Co-Chair '99), ASID Minnesota Chapter, 1996-2002
  • Secretary, ASID Minnesota Chapter, 1999-2001
  • Professional Member to the Nominating Committee, ASID Minnesota Chapter, 1997-1998
  • NCIDQ Chair, Out-of-State Liaison, ASID Minnesota Chapter
  • Board of Directors, Professional Member, ASID Minnesota Chapter, 1995-1998

Licenses & Registrations

  • Certified Interior Designer, State of Minnesota; Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture and Interior Design, Certificate #C00122 (1994-present)
  • National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ), Certificate # 9663 (1991-present)

Professional Memberships & Associations

  • American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), Professional Member
  • Environmental Interior Design Association (EDRA), Member
  • Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC), Professional Member
  • North Dakota Interior Designers (NDID), Professional Member

Sara Sunderlin
  • Sara Sunderlin

  • Title: Senior Lecturer
  • Office: E. Morrow Lebedeff Hall 372
  • Phone: 701-231-7482
  • E-mail: Sara.Sunderlin@ndsu.edu
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Education

  • Master of Science, North Dakota State University, May 2001 – Department of Apparel, Textiles and Interior Design with an emphasis in business and marketing
  • Bachelor of Science, North Dakota State University, May 1993 – Department of Apparel, Textiles and Interior Design with a minor in Business Administration

Courses

  • ADHM 101 — Beginning Apparel Construction
  • ADHM 181 — Aesthetic Analysis of Apparel Products
  • ADHM 272 — Product Development
  • ADHM 366 — Textiles Lecture
  • ADHM 367 — Textile Laboratory
  • ADHM 410 — Dress in World Cultures

Teaching Experience

  • Senior Lecturer in Apparel, Retail Management and Design, North Dakota State University, 2006 – present
  • Lecturer in Apparel, Retail Management and Design, North Dakota State University, 2001 - 2005

Research and Scholarship (selected)

  • Manikowske, L. & Sunderlin, S.R. (2012). The Salvation Army Store Project: Professionals Who Make a Difference. Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin: International Journal for Professional Educators, 78(3), 34-37.
  • Manikowske, L. & Sunderlin, S.R. (2012). Be Safe in the Sun. Eat Smart. Play Hard Together. NDSU Extension Service, 2012 – 2013, 38 – 39.
  • Manikowske, L. & Sunderlin, S.R. (2011) Clothing and Connections: A Partnership for Service Learning. Poster Presentation for International Textile and Apparel Association Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Manikowske, L. & Sunderlin, S.R. (2011) The Salvation Army Store Project: Students Make a Difference. Poster Presentation for International Textile and Apparel Association Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Professional Memberships and Associations

  • International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) member
  • American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) member

Linda Wiedmann
  • Linda Wiedmann

  • Title: Academic Assistant
  • Office: E. Morrow Lebedeff Hall 360
  • Phone: 701-231-7351
  • E-mail: Linda.Wiedmann@ndsu.edu
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