Name: Ms. Melissa L. Halvorson
Title: Visiting Professional Lecturer & Special Projects Coordinator
Office Location: Donnelly
Extension: (845) 575-3000 ext. 6339
Degrees Held:

MAT History; SUNY New Paltz

BA International Studies; University of Washington

Awards & Honors:

TWSIA (Teaching with Sakai Innovation Award in the Face-to-Face Higher Education Category 2014)

Campus Technology Innovation Award 2014 (The FOLD)

  • Vogue Knitting Winter 2013
  • Vogue Knitting Fall 2012
  • 60 Quick Baby Knits. New York, NY: Sixth&Spring, 2011
  • Handmade Underground: Knitwear. NY, NY: Wiley, 2009
  • The Wheel Issue 21, Winter 2009
  • Vogue Knitting Cables on the Go. New York, NY: Sixth & Spring, 2008
  • Stitch Style Mittens. Woodinville, WA: Martingale &, 2007

Use (n) Use (v)

April 2013; Roos Arts Rosendale, NY


April 2012; 45 North Front St. Kingston, NY


October 2011; O + Festival Kingston, NY


November 2010; David Dew Bruner Gallery Hudson, NY

Research Interests:

Knitwear Design and Data Integration
Sustainable Fashion
Textile History & Fashion Diplomacy

Conferences & Workshops:

Open Apereo 2014 Miami, FL

Edward Tufte: Envisioning Information 2011



ESRAB: Educators for a Socially Responsible Apparel Business


Open Apereo 2014 Miami, FL