Christina Lindholm has served since 2008 as the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies for the 3000 VCUarts students. This follows a five year position as Dean of the VCU Qatar campus where she managed the transition from a sponsored program to the first official off-shore branch campus of an American university, and seven years as Chair of the Fashion Department at VCU. Dr. Lindholm earned her PhD at the University of Brighton, and a BS and MS at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Her area of research is the dress of the Middle East. She is a member of several professional organizations including the Textile Society of America, the Popular Culture Association and the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. Among her publications are articles in the Berg Encyclopedia of World Fashion (2010), the 3rd edition (2002) of Dictionary of American History (Charles Scribner’s Sons) and the 2nd Edition (2002) of The St. James Fashion Encyclopedia (Visible Ink Press). She has served as a consultant to many companies, including Proctor and Gamble, DuPont, Play, Timberland, and Olivvi.
Christina will be visiting the NY campus.