Dr. Ann Marie Fiore, University Professor, Iowa State University 

Dr. Ann Marie Fiore is a University Professor and an Associate Chair for the Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management (AESHM) at Iowa State University (ISU).  She serves as the Director of Graduate Education for the AESHM Department. In that capacity, she has spearheaded development of agreements with top universities in Mainland China, Malaysia, South Africa, and Taiwan. As a reflection of her significant contributions in the Director of Graduate Education role, she received the ISU Margaret Ellen White Graduate Faculty Award.


Her teaching and research contributions are focused in the areas of aesthetics, consumer behavior, and marketing. Along with her numerous published articles, Dr. Fiore is an author of two books. Her research includes projects funded by the United States--India Educational Foundation, the United States Department of Agriculture, the International Council of Shopping Centers, the International Textiles and Apparel Association (ITAA), and the Iowa Department of Economic Development. Dr. Fiore is an ITAA Fellow and was a Scientific Excellence Advisor for the National Textiles Center. She was one of 20 faculty/staff members selected for the first cohort of the ISU Emerging Leaders Academy. Dr. Fiore serves on the editorial review board for Psychology & Marketing, as well as reviewer for numerous other journals related to marketing, tourism, e-commerce, and retailing.


Dr. Fiore’s international reputation is evidenced by her position as the 2009-2012 Chutian Visiting Scholar for Wuhan Textiles University in China, her keynote speaker roles at the Orange Beneficence – International Conference in Taiwan and the International Forum on Textile Science and Engineering for Doctoral Candidates, and her Visiting Expert role at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. Dr. Fiore has a B.S. from Rutgers University and a M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota.