Chloe Chapin

Chloe Chapin

Graduate Tutor
Ph.D. candidate, American Studies

Dissertation topic
In my dissertation, I look at the origins of the modern suit in order to consider the construction of American masculinity in the early republic, and the lasting impact of the suit's plainness, homogeneity, and stability.

Research methods:
Visual analysis, archival research, object analysis

Areas of interest:  
Cultural history, material culture, masculinity studies, feminist theory, fashion theory, queer theory, cultural studies, visual studies, art history

Additional information
MFA in Costume Design from the Yale School of Drama
MA in Fashion and Textile Studies from the Fashion Institute of Technology
AM in History from Harvard University

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