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Kelcie Slaton, Ph.D.
Kelcie Slaton received her Bachelor of Science in Fashion Merchandising with a minor in General Business from Stephen F. Austin State University in December of 2013. She graduated Summa Cum Laude and was a University Scholar. After graduating from Stephen F. Austin State University, she started her career at Neiman Marcus as a buying office coordinator before completing the Executive Development Program and was promoted as an Assistant Buyer. While working in the industry, she received her Master of Science in Merchandising from the University of North Texas in August of 2017. In June of 2017, she placed her full attention on graduate school and started her Ph.D. studies at Iowa State University. In addition, she joined the faculty at the University of North Texas. Her research interests include merchandising, consumer experience, luxury retailing, consumer behavior, and retail marketing.
Selected Research Publications
Slaton, K. & Niehm, L.S. (2020). Reimagining the luxury department store: Investigating the Millennial luxury consumer and the luxury department store from a systems perspective. Journal of Textile Science & Fashion Technology, 4(5), 1-6.