February 13, 2014

Colleagues Celebrate Professor Jirousek’s Life

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Prof. Charlotte Jirousek, fiber science and apparel design, died unexpectedly Wednesday at the age of 75, according to the University.

Jirousek taught courses in the College of Human Ecology about design foundations and the cultural and historical aspects of textile and apparel design, according to her personal website. Her research centered on the expression of historical Eastern and Western interactions through apparel in addition to the effects of industrialization on Turkish textile production.