Michele M. Granger

Role: Retired
Campus: Springfield



  • EdD, higher education (support area of vocational, technical and occupational education), Nova Southeastern, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • MS, textile and apparel management (support area of business administration), University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
  • BS, clothing/textiles, business administration, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO


  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business communication

Research and professional interests

  • Internships
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Trend forecasting
  • Product development
  • Merchandising
  • Postsecondary education in fashion

Awards and honors

  • Authored textbooks: Fashion:  The Industry and its Careers, 1st and 2nd editions; The Fashion Intern, 1st and 2nd editions; Case Studies in Merchandising and Apparel and Soft Goods; and A Guide to Analyzing Your Fashion Industry Internship
  • Coauthored textbook: Fashion entrepreneurship: Retail business planning, 1st and 2nd editions
  • Received award from the International Textile and Apparel Assoc. for Special Recognition in Outstanding Fashion Merchandising Education, College Teaching Award, and a college Advising Award