Faculty and Staff

Jennifer Ogle, Ph.D.

Jennifer Ogle


Graduate Program Coodinator
314B Gifford
(970) 491-3794


Ph.D. Iowa State University
M.S. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
B.S. Iowa State University

Teaching Emphasis

  • Social, Psychological, and Cultural Aspects of Dress and Appearance
  • Research and Theory in Design and Merchandising

Research Emphasis

  • Body Image and Satisfaction
  • Appearance Socialization
  • Dress and Appearance as Components of Subject Formation/Identity/Self
  • Dress and Appearance Experiences of Marginalized Populations
  • Apparel and Merchandising as a Vehicle for Girls’ STEM Education

Research and Scholarship (selected)

Podmore, M., & Ogle, J. P. (2018). The lived experience of CrossFit as a context for the development of women’s body image and appearance management practices. Fashion & Textiles. DOI: 10.1186/s40691-017-0116-y

Ogle, J. P., Hyllegard, K. H., Rambo-Hernandez, K., & Park, J. (2017). Building middle school girls’ self-efficacy, knowledge, and interest in math and science through the integration of fashion and STEM. Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 109(4), 33-40.

Ogle, J.P., Reddy-Best, K., & Park, J. (2017). Socializing girls whose bodies may not align with contemporary ideals of thinness: An interpretive study of US mothers’ accounts. Body Image, 23, 13-27.

Hyllegard, K.H., Rambo-Hernandez, K., & Ogle, J. P. (2017). Fashion FUNdamentals: Building middle school girls’ self-esteem and interest in STEM. Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, 23(1), 87-99.

Ogle, J. P., & Park, J. (2016). Coping with the interpersonal stresses of the bariatric experience: An interpretive study of women’s experiences. International Journal of Psychology and Counselling, 8(4), 34-44. DOI: 10.5897/IJPC2015.0374

Ogle, J. P., Park, J., Damhorst, M.L., & Bradley, L. A. (2016). Social support for women who have undergone bariatric surgery. Qualitative Health Research, 26(2), 176-193.

Hughes, A., Torntore, S., & Ogle, J. P. (2015). Persistence and change in the Black Forest ethnic dress tradition. International Journal of Fashion and Costume, 15(1), 1-18.

Ogle, J. P., Hyllegard, K., Yan, R.-N., & Littrell, M. A. (2014). Mother and teen daughter socialization toward ethical apparel consumption. Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal, 43(1), 61-77. DOI: 10.1111/fcsr.12081

Tawfiq, W., & Ogle, J. P. (2013). Constructing and presenting the self through private sphere dress: An interpretive analysis of the experiences of Saudi Arabian women. Clothing and Textiles Research Journal, 31(4), 275-290. DOI: 10.1177/0887302X13504031

Ogle, J. P., Tyner, K. E., & Schofield-Tomschin, S. (2013). The role of maternity dress consumption in shaping the self and identity during the liminal transition of pregnancy. Journal of Consumer Culture 13(2), 119-139. DOI: 10.1177/1469540513480161

Awards, Recognitions, Grants, and Competitions (selected)

2017 Hyllegard, K.H., Ogle, J.P., Park, J., Li, V., Perry, A., & Diddi, S. Fashion FUNdamentals: STEM Enrichment for Girls. State Farm Neighborhood Assist Grant, $25,000.

2015 Hyllegard, K.H., Ogle, J.P., Sparks, D., Park, J., & Li, V. Fashion FUNdamentals: A STEM-based enrichment program for adolescent girls. American Honda Foundation, $70,413.

2017, 2013, 2011, 2010, International Textiles and Apparel Association Paper of Distinction Awards

2010 Fellow, University of South Carolina, Center of Retailing

2007-2008 Damhorst, M. L., & Ogle, J. P. Deconstructing stereotypes: Undergraduate curriculum development to engender empathy and tolerance toward obese persons. Miller Faculty Fellowship, Iowa State University, $26,862.

2006-2009 Littrell, M. A., Hyllegard, K. H., Ogle, J. P., Matheson, J. L., Miller, J. P., Rouner, D., Rudd, N. A., Buell, J. L., Bickle, M. C., Gustafson, C. M., & Colbert, D. A. Socially responsible advertising and promotion of food, fiber, and related products: Developing an integrated set of undergraduate courses. United States Department of Agriculture, Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service: Higher Education Challenge Grants Program, $448,504.

2005 Colorado State University College of Applied Human Sciences Tenure Track Faculty Scholarly Excellence Award.