Dr. Ruth Adikorley

Assistant Professor

(314) 889-4592
Office: Anheuser-Busch Hall 215

Education

Ph.D., Textile Technology Management, North Carolina State University
MS., Apparel, Textiles & Merchandising, Ohio University

Research Area

Dr. Adikorley’s research interest are in global sourcing/supply chain management, Lean Six Sigma, the textile industry, retail, and industry and academia collaboration.

Recent Publications

Adikorley, D. R., Thoney-Barletta, K., Joines, J. & Rothenberg, L. (2017). Using stepwise regression and nonparametric tests to analyze the landed cost competitiveness of producing apparel in different countries. In JSM Proceedings, Social Statistics Section. Baltimore, DC: American Statistical Association. 296-314.

Adikorley, D. R., Thoney-Barletta, K., Joines, J. & Rothenberg, L. (2017). Apparel sourcing in Sub-Saharan Africa: views from apparel sourcing executives and trade policy representatives, Research Journal of Textile and Apparel, Vol 21(3), pp 203-218.

Adikorley, D. R., Rothenberg, L. & Guillory, A. (2017). Lean Six Sigma applications in the textile industry, International Journal of Lean Six Sigma, Vol 8 (2), pp. 210-224.

Conference Presentations

Joint Statistical Meeting, July 2017

Paper Presentation- Using Stepwise Regression and Nonparametric tests to analyze the landed cost competitiveness of producing apparel in different countries.

North Carolina State University- Textile Summit, March 2017
Paper Presentation- Apparel sourcing in Sub-Saharan Africa, Part 1: Cost competitiveness

Paper Presentation- Apparel sourcing in Sub-Saharan Africa, Part 2: Views from apparel sourcing executives and trade policy representatives

North Carolina State University- Graduate Research Symposium, March 2016

Poster presentation- Sub-Saharan Africa’s Competitiveness in the U.S. Apparel Market.

Mid-Western Education Research Association (MWERA) Annual Conference, November 2013

Paper presentation- Addressing access barriers through collaborative opportunities for textile tertiary education and the textile industry in Ghana

Patton College of Education Graduate Research Conference, April 2013

Research Presentation- The textile industry in Ghana: A look into tertiary textile education and its relevance to the industry

Ohio University Student Research Expo, April 2013

Poster presentation- The textile industry in Ghana: A look into tertiary textile education and its relevance to the industry

Ohio Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (OAFCS) Annual Meeting, March 2013

Poster presentation- The Textile industry in Ghana

Professional and Collegiate Honor Society Membership

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA)
Fashion Group International (FGI)
Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society
Pi Upsilon Omicron National Honor Society

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