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About Sara B. Marcketti

Marcketti is a scholar of teaching and learning and the history of dress. She has co-authored 3 books, Survey of Historic Costume, Textiles, and Knock it Off: A History of Design Piracy. Marcketti has over 60 peer-reviewed publications and over 100 peer-reviewed presentations at regional, national, and international conferences. She currently serves as President of the Costume Society of America.


Present Associate Director of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Center for Excellent in Learning and Teaching, Iowa State University
Present Associate Professor, Iowa State University Department of Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management

Curriculum Vitae

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Honors and Awards

  • Emerging Leaders Academy, Iowa State University
  • Scholar's Roundtable, Costume Society of America
  • Rossmann Manatt Faculty Development Award, College of Human Sciences, Iowa State University
  • Early Achievement in Teaching Award, Iowa State University
  • Pacesetter Award, The University of Georgia
  • Early Achievement in Teaching Award, College of Human Sciences, Iowa State University
  • Rising Star Award, International Textile and Apparel Association


  • AMD 354: History of European and American Dress
  • AMD 356: History of 20th Century Fashion
  • AESHM 222: Creative Thinking and Problem Solving


2002 - 2005 PhD, Iowa State University ‐ Textiles and Clothing
2000 - 2002 MS, The University of Georgia ‐ Textiles, Merchandising, and Interiors
1995 - 2000 AB, The University of Georgia ‐ Art History

Contact Information

1060 LeBaron Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, Iowa 50011


Journal Articles (37)

Dress History and Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Theses and Dissertations (1)

Book (1)

Book Chapters (2)

Peer Reviewed Presentations (35)