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

Dr. Brunson

Rochelle Brunson, Ph.D.

Lecturer in Family and Consumer Sciences

Apparel Merchandising


Contact Information

Telephone: (254)710-1485

Email: Rochelle_Brunson@baylor.edu

Office: Goebel - 103.05

Mailing Address:

    One Bear Place #97346

    Waco, TX 76798

Education:

  • Ph.D. Fashion Merchandising, Texas Woman's University

  • M.S. Fashion and Textiles, Louisiana Tech University

  • B.S. Fashion Merchandising, University of Louisiana in Monroe

Areas of Teaching Interest:

  • Retail Merchandising
  • Critical Thinking
  • Retail Merchandising

  • Global Sourcing
  • Individual Financial Management

Associations:

  • NACRA North American Case Research Association

Background:

Native Texan who grew up in West Monroe, Louisiana as well as Birmingham, Alabama. Industry experience includes buying and retail management (department store, specialty stores, and discount chain). Previous teaching experience includes Louisiana Tech University, Texas State University, University of Houston-Clear Lake, and Alvin Community College where she served as Department Chair for Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship.

Research:

  • Social Entrepreneurship

  • Global Sourcing

  • Customer Service

Courses taught by Dr. Brunson

  • FCS 1391-Intro to Apparel Industry
  • FCS 3393 Visual Merchandising and Promotion

  • FCS 3350-Individual and Family Financial Management
  • FCS 4391-Buying and Assortment Planning

  • FCS 4392 Internship-Apparel Merchandising

  • FCS 4394 Internship-Apparel Design