This year we are pleased to present a new Visiting Scholar in the Design & Merchandising Program. He will be visiting until March 1, 2014.
Dr. Zhaohui Gu is an Assistant Dean and Associate Professor in the Fashion & Art Design College in Xi’an Polytechnic University in China.
For over 20 years, Dr. Gu has been teaching undergraduate and supervising postgraduate students regarding the Fashion Industry. In addition he was the Chief Editor of the textbook, “Contemporary Brands of Apparel Enterprises Operation” that was published by DongHua University Press in China in 2010. Dr. Gu's background is fashion design and engineering. His research directions are apparel marketing, fashion branding and merchandising. He will be working with Dr. Joseph Hancock, II while visiting Drexel University in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design.
Dr. Gu's university is situated in Xi’an City Shaanxi province Peoples Republic of China. Like Philadelphia, Xi’an is a very famous city and one of the oldest with rich history in Chinese Culture. Xi’an was the capital in the 13th Dynasties of Chinese history. This city attracts tourist from all over the world because of its landmark and iconic historical monuments such as the Terra Cotta Warriors and Horses, The Bell Tower, Emperor's Tombs, etc....some The city is ranked third in China for having the most universities in one city. Please take this opportunity to welcome him to our college.