Laura K. McKee

Assistant Department Chair

Senior Lecturer, Fashion Merchandising

       Laura K. McKee


Mrs. Laura McKee holds a Master of Science degree in Fashion Merchandising from North Dakota State University (2014). Her undergraduate degree in Fashion Merchandising (1997) is from Louisiana State University. She has eighteen years of experience in the fashion merchandising and retail management field with twelve of the years at Gap Inc. She is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Visual Arts & Design department at U.N.A. She is the Head of Fashion at U.N.A. and manages the students, courses, curriculum, and advising as the only full time faculty in the Fashion Merchandising area. She is also the Co-Chair of the Visual Arts & Design, Applied Art & Design area.

Research Interests

  • Retail Merchandising, Retail Management, Textiles, Apparel Construction, Retail Math, Field Study Tours, Fashion Shows


  •   Merchandising (MS)
    North Dakota State University
  •   Textiles/Apparel/Merchandising (BS)
    Louisiana State University