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Alexandra Thelin

Web and Digital Media Manager, Dean's Office, College of the Arts

MA, Montclair State University
MA, Fashion Institute of Technology
BA, Montclair State University
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Alexandra is the Web and Digital Media Manager for the College of the Arts and previously worked in the College of Education and Human Services and University Communications: Web Services. Her responsibilities include developing content for social media channels, web sites, newsletters, events, digital screens, and press releases.

Her past video project, "Monday Morning View," which she filmed, edited and produced, received an Award of Distinction from the Communicator Awards in 2012. The "Monday Morning View" featured video interview segments that asked questions to the campus community. She is also a recipient of a MarCom Award for web site design, a Red Ribbon Award for achieving division goals and an Iris Award from the International Association of Business Communicators: NJ Chapter.

Alexandra also was an adjunct professor in the Fashion Studies Department. Alexandra instructed ARTX321: Dress and Fashion History, ARTX308: Independent Study, and ARTX409: Internship in Fashion.


Alexandra is currently working on a PhD in History & Culture at Drew University. Her areas of concentration are fashion history, graphic novels, and Victorian history.


Research Projects

1776 (The Musical): The Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia

Wrote encyclopedia entry on 1776 (The Musical). July 2019.

Fashion Victims: The Dangers of Dress Past and Present

Book review for Popular Culture Studies Journal on the book Fashion Victims: The Dangers of Dress Past and Present by Alison Matthews David. Volume 6, Nos. 2 & 3, 20-18. pages 505-507.

The World of Antebellum America: A Daily Life Encyclopedia

Contributed ten entries on topics such as fashion plates, wedding clothes, standards of beauty, men's fashion and children's clothing. Published by ABC-CLIO in fall 2018. Edited by Alexandra Kindell.

Sneakers: Fashion, Gender, and Subculture

Book review for The Journal of Popular Culture on the text Sneakers: Fashion, Gender, and Subculture by Yuniya Kawamura. Volume 50, No. 2, April 27, 2017. pages 415-417.

Social Networking: Redefining Communication in the Digital Age

Book review for Studies in Popular Culture on the text Social Networking: Redefining Communication in the Digital Age, edited by Anastacia Kurylo and Tatyana Dumova. Volume 39, No. 2, Spring 2017. pages 95-97.

Conservation treatment and historical analysis of an eighteenth century woman's calash bonnet

Describes the history and conservation process of work performed in the conservation lab at the Fashion Institute of Technology of this eighteenth century headgear and was published by FIT.