Jessica Kennedy

Master of Arts in Material Culture (Thesis based)

Supervisor: Dr. Megan Strickfaden

My research focuses on human relationships to material objects, namely the clothing we wear. I am exploring slow fashion and sustainable fashion practices through the lens of (new) materialism and consumption studies.

Publications or other research contributions:

Kennedy, J., & Strickfaden, M. (2019). Entanglements of a Dress Named
Laverne: Threads of Meaning between Humans and Things (and Things). Fashion Studies, 2(1). Retrieved from