Jaleesa Reed
Jaleesa Reed
Assistant Professor
Human Centered Design

231 Human Ecology Building (HEB)



Jaleesa Reed, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Human Centered Design. Her research focuses on the intersections of beauty culture, identity, and place informed by human geography, feminist studies, and merchandising in the fashion and beauty industries.

Research interests

Black American beauty; millennial beauty culture; critical & feminist pedagogy; Filipino traditional and cultural dress; beauty retail spaces; experiential retailing

FSAD 2310: Fashion Product Management

FSAD 3330: Retail Buying and Merchandising

  • Board of Directors, Costume Society of America

Ph.D., Polymer, Fiber, and Textile Sciences; Emphasis in International Merchandising, University of Georgia

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