Patty Mitropoulos

  • Graduate Studies
  • Assistant Professor
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Patty Mitropoulos has been in the fashion industry her entire career, starting in the editorial department at fashion magazines such as Mademoiselle, Elle, and Seventeen. After earning an MBA, she moved on to working in the licensing departments of companies that included Liz Claiborne, Elie Tahari, and Swimwear Anywhere (makers of swimsuits for brands such as Michael Kors, DKNY, and Marc Jacobs).

Educational Background:  

  • MBA, University of Maryland University College 
  • BA, Brown University

Courses Taught: 

  • Licensing, Fabric Fundamentals
  • The Retail Experience
  • Advanced Fashion Merchandising
  • Fashion Merchandising and Retail Management Capstone