Mario J. Roman

Visiting Lecturer in Fashion History and Costume


Dr. Roman comes to Marist from University of the Arts London, where they completed their Ph.D. Their research explores celebrity, masculinities, and national identities as they are represented in American and British men’s lifestyle and fashion media. Additionally, they are interested in the intersection of celebrity and fashion in popular culture.

Prior to pursuing their graduate degrees, Dr. Roman worked in the New York fashion industry as a print and embroidery designer, and colorist for companies such as Dana Buchman, Ann Taylor LOFT, and Naeem Khan. They taught courses at London College of Fashion and in the School of Fashion at Parsons School of Design on a variety of topics such as consumer culture, cultural studies, fashion media, and visual research methods.


Research Interests / Areas of Focus

Selected Presentations

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Contact Information

Academic School

School of Communication and the Arts


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