Lin, Shu-Hwa 林淑華

CCS Faculty
Professor, Family & Consumer Sciences
Miller 201H: 956-2245
Department: 956-8233
Fax: 956-2245

BA 1977, Chinese Culture University
MA 1991, Auburn University
PhD 1997, Florida State University

Professor Lin’s research interests include: Chinese textile technology used in the history, Ming and Q’ing costume history. She has demonstrated how political rank was conveyed by use of textiles in Chinese Dragon Robes. One of her research examines important aspects in Chinese historical textiles in the University costume collection.


Lin, S. (November 2007 – March 2008). Beyond luxury: Looking for Shiang-Yun-Sa in Hawaii. Context, 14, 13-16.

Lin, S. (2007). Attitudes of tourists to purchasing organic cotton in Hawaii. Journal of Organic Systems. 2(2), 14-26.

Yee. B. W. K., & Lin S. (2007). Surviving and thriving: Maximizing the potential of a diverse workforce. Convergence, 8(4), 1-4.

Lin, S. (July – October, 2007). Expressions of political rank by textiles: Historic Chinese dragon robes. Context, 13, 23-27.

Lin, S., Moore, M. A., Kincade, D. H., & Avery, C. (2002). Dimensions of apparel manufacturing strategy. International Journal of Clothing Science & Technology, 14(1), 46-60.

Lin, S., Kincade, D. H., & Warfield, C. L. (1995). An analysis of sewing systems with a focus on Alabama apparel producers. Clothing and Textiles Research Journal, 13(1), 30-37.

Lin, S., Kincade, D. H., & Warfield, C. L. (1994). Productivity and production in apparel industry. International Journal of Clothing Science & Technology, 6(1), 21-27.

Link to her CTAHR webpage