Devona Linette Dixon

Associate Professor

Devona Linette Dixon
College of Ag & Environ Sciences

Family and Consumer Sciences

Benbow Hall 208-A
Ph.D.Human Ecology / Louisiana State University
M.S.Design, Merchandising, and Consumer Sciences / Colorado State University
B.S.Apparel, Textiles, and Related Arts / Southern University and A&M College

Research Interests

Dr. Dixon’s research interests include the dress, fashion history, and consumer behavior of African-Americans. Another area of expertise is body image. She recently published an article related to body perception and dissatisfaction. Dr. Dixon has recently begun to investigate innovate teaching and the use of technology in traditional applied fashion courses through the development of online and hybrid courses to enhance student learning. She has worked collaboratively on a community project with colleagues in Nutrition and Family Studies to develop and deliver parenting, nutrition and appearance developed curriculum for special populations.

Recent Publications

  • Devona Dixon (2019). (Teaching Apparel Construction Using a Flipped Classroom Approach). In Debra Bass, (2) 111, pp. 58-60. Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences.
  • Devona Dixon, Keri Esslinger, Wan-Ju Yen, Amanda Grimes (2015). (Body Image Perception and Body Dissatisfaction Gender Differences). (1) 53, pp. 29-40. Kentucky Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance .