Patricia Trautman

Patricia Trautman

Patricia Trautman

  • B.A., Michigan State University
  • M.A., Michigan State University
  • Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder
First year at SCAD:

"To train the next generation of preproduction technical design professionals by passing on my knowledge and wisdom through mentoring. To integrate the product development and factory experience worldwide with skill development to then be the connector for jobs and moving the industry forward in the 21st century. I welcome teaching students from all countries."


Editor of DRESS, the Journal of the Costume Society of America

Awards, recognition and honors

Fellow, Costume Society of America

Publications and presentations

Ideation, International Gerber Users' Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 2010

Courses Taught

  • FASH 215 Apparel Development
  • FASH 247 History of Fashion
  • FASH 317 CAD Patternmaking
  • FASH 430 Senior Collection II
  • FASH 440 Senior Collection III