Devona Linette Dixon

TitleAssistant Professor

DepartmentFamily and Consumer Sciences


OfficeBenbow Hall
Room: 208-A

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Devona Linette Dixon


Ph D: Human Ecology , Louisiana State University, 2007

MS: Design, Merchandising, and Consumer Sciences , Colorado State University, 1998

BS: Apparel, Textiles, and Related Arts , Southern University and A&M College, 1996

Research Interests

Dr. Dixon̢۪s 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

Dixon,  Devona  ( 2019).  Teaching Apparel Construction Using a Flipped Classroom Approach.  In Debra Bass  ( 2,  111,  pp. 58-60).   Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences.

Dixon,  Devona  Esslinger,  Keri  Yen,  Wan-Ju  Grimes,  Amanda  ( 2015).  Body Image Perception and Body Dissatisfaction Gender Differences.  ( 1,  53,  pp. 29-40).   Kentucky Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance .