Baylor University
Family & Consumer Sciences
College of Health and Human Sciences

Mary Simpson, Ed.D.

Lecturer in Family and Consumer Sciences

Apparel Design and Product Development Program Coordinator

Contact Information

Telephone: (254)710-7585


Office: Mary Gibbs Jones 210

Mailing Address:

    One Bear Place #97346

    Waco, TX 76798


  • Ed.D. Baylor University
  • M.S. Iowa State University
  • B.S. Iowa State University

Areas of Teaching Interest:

  • Exploring the creative process that enables designers to find innovative solutions


  • Phi Delta Kappa (PDK)
  • International Textiles and Apparel Association (ITAA)
  • American Association of Colleges or Teacher Education (AACTE)
  • Texas Council on Family Relations
  • Association of Teacher Educators (ATE)
  • American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS)


  • Apparel Aesthetics
  • Fashion Illustration
  • Apparel Quality Analysis
  • Apparel Design I
  • Contemporary and Couture Tailoring
  • Advanced Collection Development


  • Creativity
  • Team Learning
  • Problem Solving
  • curriculum and development

Selected Publications:

    Simpson, M. (2010). The Importance of Creativity on Our Global Society and in Today's Educational System. World Federation of Associations of Teacher Educators.

    Simpson, M. (2010). The effect team learning has on the development of creativity in a college classroom: An integrated case study.