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Phyllis A. Borcherding

Title: Assistant Professor
Office: 6485 Daa Addition
Tel: 513-556-4801
Email: phyllis.borcherding@uc.edu

Began a career in Fashion Retail Buying with Federated Department Stores Shillito branch in Cincinnati, OH. Bought and developed branded and un-branded women's apparel including sportswear, swimwear and sweaters. Joined the University of Cincinnati as an adjunct professor in DAAP and in Professional Practice. Returned to school for my Master's Degree specializing in Product Development and helped develop and open the Product Development track in the Fashion Design program of DAAP. Currently co-ordinator of Fashion Product Development and tenured facilty member in the School of Design.

Research Information

Research Interests

Fashion Product Development Universal Design Portfolio Development and Presentation

Research Support

  • (PI), Black, Ann; Borcherding, Phyllis, American Eagle Outfitter Concept Store, American Eagle Outfitters. (SRS 001258), $31,500.00. 09/01/2006 to 12/31/2008. Status: Closed.
  • (Collaborator), Borcherding, Phyllis; Murray, Dale; Zirger, Billie Jo, JC Penney: Alternative Purchased Product Transportation, J. C. Penney, Inc.. (DCA-11W), $50,000.00. 01/01/2011 to 08/31/2013. Status: Active.
  • (PI), Borcherding, Phyllis; Murray, Dale, Studio Collaboration Agreement for Luxottica Retail, Luxottica Retail North America. (SRS 007664), $10,000.00. 09/01/2011 to 05/31/2012. Status: Closed.
  • (PI), Borcherding, Phyllis; Hall, Hanna, Mens eyewear design, Luxottica Retail North America. (Studio Collaboration), $20,000.00. 08/01/2012 to 09/30/2013. Status: Active.