Faculty and Staff
Rick Cottle, Ph.D.
Program Area : Textiles, Merchandising and Design
Year Appointed : 2013
Academic Degrees :
Ph.D. -Integrated Textile & Apparel Sciences, Auburn University
MBA- Sales & Marketing Focus, University of Phoenix
B.S. Degree -Textile Management & Technology, Auburn University
Credentials Pertinent to the Field:
International Textile and Apparel Association Member
Preparing Future Faculty
Phi Psi Textile Honorary Fraternity Member
Dr. Cottle's research stream focuses on analysis of high dimensional data generated by Three Dimensional (3D) Body Scanning as it pertains to the fit of apparel items to the human body, human health and wellness, and measuring physical activity intervention methods. The contribution to the textile and apparel field is the develop of definition of human body form and classification of human body form with the intent to improve the fit of apparel items.
Office: LRC 205
Address: MTSU Box 86
Murfreesboro, TN 37132