Linda Arthur Bradley

Professor

Educational Background

Ph.D.  Sociology.  University of California, Davis.
M.A.   Sociology.  University of California, Davis.
M.A.   Human Ecology.  California State University, Chico.
B.A.    Home Economics/Anthropology.  California State University, Chico.

 

Research Interests   

  • Dress And Culture
  • Social-Psychological Aspects Of Dress
  • History Of Dress
  • Ethnic Dress
  • The Body and Appearance

 

Teaching Interests  

  • Dress And Culture
  • Social-Psychological Aspects Of Dress
  • History Of Dress
  • Ethnic Dress
  • The Body, Gender and Body Image
  • Eating Disorders and Obesity

 

Recent Refereed Publications  

  • Homberger, T. and Bradley, L. (2015) Nazi dress: Hitler’s storm troopers and appearance management 1921-1933. Critical Studies in Men’s Fashions 2; 183-197.
  • Bradley, L. and Homberger, T. ( 2015) Recent work on the history and culture of religion and dress. Canadian Journal of History/Annales canadiennes d’historie 50 #2, 317-325.
  • Ogle, J, Park, J, Damhorst, M. & Bradley, L. (2015).  Social support for bariatric patients: an Interpretive study. Qualitative Health Research Journal. 1-18.  Impact factor 1.62
  • Inouye, S. Chi, T. & Bradley, L. (2014). Consumer perceived value of Hawaiian traditional dress: The effects of socio-demographic factors. Journal of Fashion Marketing and Merchandising.
  • Bradley, L. (2013). The Impact of Alfred Shaheen’s Use of Asian Design Motifs on the Hawaiian Textiles and Garment Industry. International Journal of Costume and Fashion, 13, #2, pp. 31-52.
  • Bradley, L. (2012). Fusion Fashion: East met west in Hawaiian textiles  Paideusis, the Journal of Interdisciplinary and Cross-Cultural Studies , 6:B,1-21.
  • Dublin Macmillan, C,. Lynch, A., & Bradley, L. (2011). Agonic and hedonic power: the performance of gender by young adults on Halloween. Paideusis, The Journal of Interdisciplinary and Cross-Cultural Studies. 5: 1-30.
  • Bradley, L. (2011) Cultural Authentication of Hawaiian Quilting in the Nineteenth Century. Clothing and Textiles Research Journal 29, #2:103-118.
  • Bradley, L. (2008). The influence of Hawaii’s tropical environment on Hawaiian quilting designs. Paideusis, The Journal of Interdisciplinary and Cross-Cultural Studies, 4: A1-21.

 

Books and Chapters in Books

  • Bradley, L. (2015). Common Threads: A cultural history of clothing in American Catholicism. The Catholic Historical Review V. 101, #1pp 147
  • Shaheen, M. and Bradley, L. (2015). Islamic Fashion and Anti-Fashion; Visibly Muslim.Fashion, Style and Popular Culture. Vol. 2 No /1. Pp 158-161.
  • Bradley, L. (2015) Holoku; History of Hawaii’s Formal Gown. In J. Blanco, Ed. Clothing and Fashion: American Fashion from Head to Toe.  (invited).
  • Bradley, L. (2015) History of Hawaiian Textiles In J. Blanco, Ed. Clothing and Fashion: American Fashion from Head to Toe. (invited).
  • Bradley, L. (2015) Hawaiian Shirts and their History. In J. Blanco, Ed. Clothing and Fashion: American Fashion from Head to Toe. (invited).
  • Bradley, L. (2015) History of the Mu`umu`u. In J. Blanco, Ed. Clothing and Fashion: American Fashion from Head to Toe. (invited).
  • Bradley, L. (2014).The Aloha Shirt (Hawaiian Shirt). In A. Lynch and M. Strauss, Eds. Ethnic Dress in the United States. Lanham, MD. Rowman & Littlefield. Pp.7-10. (invited).
  • Bradley, L. (2014) Geta/Flip-Flops. In A. Lynch and M. Strauss, Eds. Ethnic Dress in the United States. Lanham, MD. Rowman & Littlefield. Pp.124-126. (invited).
  • Bradley, L. (2014). The Mu`umu`u. In A. Lynch and M. Strauss, Eds. Ethnic Dress in the United States. Lanham, MD. Rowman & Littlefield. Pp.207-209. (invited).
  • Bradley, L. (2012). The celebration of ethnic diversity in Alfred Shaheen’s textile designs. In the Bishop Museum’s Exhibition Book HI Fashion: The Legacy of Alfred Shaheen (accompanied the exhibition of the same name).  Honolulu: Bishop Museum. P. 10-24.
  • Arthur, L. (2010). The Hawaiian Quilt: A Unique American Art Form. Honolulu: Island Heritage Publishers.
  • Arthur, L. (2010). Hawaiian Dress After 1898. Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion, Vol. 3. Berg Publications, Oxford. (Invited).
  • Arthur, L. (2010). Hawaiian Dress Prior To 1898. Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion, Vol. 8. Berg Publications, Oxford. (Invited).

 

Recent Funding

  • Christel, D. and Bradley, L. (2014) . CAHNRS Research Initiative for Human Sciences 2014 Internal Competitive Grant Program. Title: Prevention of Skin Infections in Post-Bariatric Surgery Patients. $50,000 requested. $45,200 granted.
  • Bradley, L.; Chi, T.; McNamara, J. and Maquivar, M. (2014). Samuel H. and Patricia W. Smith Teaching and Learning Endowment for Innovative Ideas that Enhance Teaching and Learning at WSU. Title: Improving student learning of WSU’s seven learning goals in UCORE and large classes across a range of disciplines. $7,000 requested; $7,000 granted.
  • Bradley, L. (2013). College of Agriculture Human and Natural Resource Sciences Undergraduate Research and Extension Grant to conduct research into historical records for the AMDT Historic Costume Collection, $2500.
  • Bradley, L. (2013). D.F. Plett Historic Research Foundation; funds to complete longitudinal research on Holdeman Mennonites in Pacific Northwest. $7470.

 

Peer Reviewed Exhibitions

Bradley, L. (2013). Pioneering Businesswoman: The Journey of Lucy A. Stevenson Exhibit , Women’s History Month at Washington State University’s Manuscripts and Special Collections Gallery, March and April.

Kam, B., Tunberg, C., Kemble, D. and Bradley, L. (2012). HI Fashion: The Legacy of Alfred Shaheen.  Exhibit of over 200 textiles and garments at the Bishop Museum, Exhibit totally revised and re-built for this final exhibition in Honolulu, HI.  Documented in Exhibit Catalog 11/10- 2/4 2013.

Arthur, L. and Corsini, D, (2011).  Hawaii’s Alfred Shaheen: Fabric to Fashion. Exhibit at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center, Maui Hawaii.

Arthur, L. and Corsini, D, (2011).  Hawaii’s Alfred Shaheen: Fabric to Fashion. Exhibit at Washington State University Anthropology Museum.

Arthur, L. and Corsini, D, (2010).  Hawaii’s Alfred Shaheen: Fabric to Fashion. Exhibit at the Arab National Museum in Michigan.

Arthur, L. and Corsini, D, (2010).  Hawaii’s Alfred Shaheen: Fabric to Fashion. Exhibit at the San Jose Museum  of Quilts and Textiles.

Linda Arthur

Department of AMDT
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164-2020

(509) 335-7890
Linda.bradley@wsu.edu 


  • Bradley, L. (2008). The influence of Hawaii’s tropical environment on Hawaiian quilting designs. Paideusis, The Journal of Interdisciplinary and Cross-Cultural Studies, 4: A1-21.