Jing Sun Profile

Portrait photograph of AMDT student Jing Sun.Jing Sun

Ph.D. Candidate- Individual Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program (IIDP)
Apparel, Merchandising, Design, & Textile Masters Student
Teaching Assistant
jing.sun@wsu.edu

Educational Background:

B.E. in Engineering (Major) and Textile International Trade (Minor), Donghua University.
M.A. in Apparel, Merchandising, and Textiles, Washington State University.
Ph.D. in Individual Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program (IIDP), Washington State University.

Thesis: 

A Study of the Determinants of U.S. Apparel Company Mobile Commerce Adoption and the Effect of Adoption on Company Business Performance.

Background:

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Awards/Scholarships:

  • 2019, Virginia “Ginger” Scobie Memorial Scholarship Washington State University, Pullman, WA.
  • 2019, Fall GPSA Travel Grant, Pullman, WA.
  • 2019 Fall AMDT Graduate Travel Grant, Pullman, WA.
  • 2019 Virginia “Ginger” Scobie Memorial Scholarship Washington State University, Pullman, WA.
  • 2018 Fall AMDT Graduate Travel Grant and Travel Grant from Dr. Chi, Pullman, WA.
  • 2018 Spring WSU President’s Awards for Leadership, Pullman, WA.
  • 2017-2018 GPSA Director/College representative scholarship, Pullman, WA.
  • 2017 Summer GPSA Travel Grant, Pullman, WA.
  • 2016-2017 GPSA Senate Scholarship, Pullman, WA.
  • 2016 Fall AMDT Graduate Travel Grant, Pullman, WA.
  • 2016 Margaret M. Hard Research Award, Pullman, WA.
  • 2016 College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences, a CAHNRS Honors award, Pullman, WA.
  • 2013 Alberta Hill Academic Excellence Award, Pullman, WA.

Recent Publications (select):

  • Sun, J. & Chi, T. (2019). Investigating the adoption of apparel M-commerce in the U.S. market. International Journal of Clothing Science and Technology, 31(4), 544-563.
  • Son, J., Sun, J., & Lee, J. (2019). Interactive learning through social media for large size classes in the clothing and textile curriculum. International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education, 12(2), 129-139.
  • Chi, T., Gerard, J., Dephillips, A., Liu, H., & Sun, J. (2019). Why US consumers buy sustainable cotton made collegiate apparel? A Study of the key determinants. Sustainability, 11(11), 3126.
  • Sun, J., & Chi, T. (2018). Key factors influencing the adoption of apparel mobile commerce: An empirical study of Chinese consumers. The Journal of The Textile Institute, (109)6, 785-797.
  • Son, J., Sun, J., & Hughes, A. (2017). Millennials’ Online Apparel Purchase Decisions through Social Interactions. Fashion, Industry and Education, 15(1), 44-58.

Conference Proceedings:

  • Sun, J. & Chi, T. (Oct 2019). The choice of channel for social media advertising by apparel firms: The perspective from Institutional Isomorphism. 2019 International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Sun, J. & Chi, T. (Nov 2018). Mobile commerce and organizational performance: Develop a model of mobile commerce business value. 2018 International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference, Cleveland, OH.
  • Gerard, J., DePhillips, A., Li, M., Sun, J., & Chi, T. (Nov 2018). Why U.S. consumers buy sustainable cotton made collegiate apparel? a study of the key determinants. 2018 International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference, Cleveland, OH.
  • Jing Sun, Jihyeong Son & Ting Chi (July 2017) Renaissance of micro-fashion entrepreneurs in social commerce: Integrating social capital theory and innovation diffusion theory” Oral presentation at the 2017 Global Fashion Management Conference at Vienna to be held at the University of Vienna July 6th-9th, 2017.
  • Jihyeong Son, Jing Sun and Amy Hughes. (2017) Study on Millennials’ Online Apparel Consumption through Social Interaction, Paper presented at 2017 American Collegiate Retailing Association Annual Conference, Bloomington, MN.
  • Jing Sun, Jihyeong Son & Ting Chi. (Nov 2016) Adoption of transaction-focused social commerce by fashion product merchants: A study of WeChat commerce in China, International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference.
  • Jing Sun. (Mar 2016) Mobile Commerce and Organizational Performance: Develop a Model of Mobile Commerce Business Value, 2016 GPSA Research Exposition.
  • Sun, J. & Chi, T. (March 2015). Key Factors influencing Chinese Consumer Mobile Commerce Adoption: Research Model and Survey Instrument Development, American Collegiate Retailing Association Annual Conference.

Training and Workshops:

  • 2019, IEEE Women in Engineering Leadership Summit, Richland, WA
  • 2019, WSU Entrepreneurship Skills and Knowledge Accelerator (WESKA) at Pullman, WA
  • 2018, Meta-analysis Workshop by Dr. Michael Borenstein at Chicago, IL

Professional Service:

  • 2014-2015, Search committee member for new faculty. Department of Apparel, Merchandising, Design and Textiles, Washington State University.
  • 2017-2017, Senate. Graduate and Professional Student Organization Washington State University. Attend GPSA senate meetings, serve on the GPSA Programing Committee and organize social events for WSU graduate and professional students.
  • 2017-2018, Director of Strategic Planning & Scholarship. Graduate & Professional Student Association Washington State University. Chair the GPSA Strategic Planning & Scholarship. Committee. The GPSA Strategic Planning & Scholarship Committee assists in developing and implementing and strategic plan and planning and implementing the annual spring semester GPSA Research Exposition. The GPSA Research Exposition is a competitive event provides an opportunity for graduate and professional students to present diverse, cutting-edge research that takes place at WSU. Students who win their sections will be awarded scholarships that total $10,000.
  • 2017-2018, University Recreation Board member. Washington State University. Attend the bi-monthly meetings. Oversee the WSU URec activities and budget. https://urec.wsu.edu/who-we-are/urec-board/
  • 2017-2018, President and Founder. Apparel, Merchandising, Design and Textiles, Graduate Student Association. Dept. of Apparel, Merchandising, Design & Textiles. Washington State University. Founded AMDT-GSA during Fall 2017. Applied and awarded $500 GPSA affiliate funding for Spring 2018.
  • 2016, Volunteer. 2016 WSU mom’s weekend fashion show.
  • 2015, Volunteer. 2015 WSU mom’s weekend fashion show.