Lisa D. Lenoir

Doctoral Student

Lisa D. Lenoir received her B.A. in Journalism, with a minor in Graphic Design from Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind., and a M.S. in International Public Service from DePaul University, Chicago. She has worked in the field covering and editing everything from fire to fashion. Publications included: Marietta Times (Marietta, Ohio); The Peoria Journal Star, The Indianapolis Star and the Chicago Sun-Times.

Lenoir has transferred her professional experience into academia, where she teaches undergraduates in areas of fashion communication and journalism; media writing and production; and senior capstone research and project. She’s interested in gatekeeping, fashion media’s role in contemporary society; culture, gender and identity; Global Englishes; and fashion and media teaching and pedagogy.


  • Lenoir, L. and Carlo, S. (2018, March). Deconstructing Lolita Lebron: A material culture and content analysis of a Puerto Rican revolutionary. Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference, Indianapolis, IN.
  • Lenoir, L. (2017, October). Fashion communication: A thread connecting students to the world. Fashion and Media Symposium, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Lenoir, L. (2014, October). Styling: How art and film depictions of Cleopatra VII and Queen Elizabeth I exuded greatness. Fashion: Now and Then: From Antiquity to Visionary, LIM College, New York, NY.
  • Lenoir, L. (2013, October). What would Kachru wear? Global Englishes and fashion weblogs from expanding circle countries. Fashion: Now and Then: Meaning, Media, and Mode Conference, LIM College, New York, NY.

Updated: August 7, 2019