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marketing educator

Sara Frances Douglas, American marketing educator. Grantee Ameritech Research Fellowship Program, 1990-1991, William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, 1986, Agricultural Experiment Station, since 1985, University Illinois Research Board, 1984; recipient Karl E. Gardner award for outstanding undergraduate advising College Agriculture University Illinois, 1989, Fulbright Lecturing/Research award to Indonesia, 1992-1993.


Douglas, Sara Frances was born on August 28, 1939 in Chattanooga. Daughter of John David and Mary Louise (Hampshire) Umberger.


Bachelor of Science, Kansas State University, 1961. Master of Science, University Illinois, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, since 1983.


Research assistant University Illinois, Urbana, 1961-1963. Director personnel Carson Pirie Scott & Company, 1965-1966. Lecturer University Illinois, 1975-1983, assistant professor, 1983-1986, 87-90, associate professor, since 1990.

Assistant professor Institut Teknoloji The Majlis Amanah Rakyat/MUCIA, Shah Alam, Malaysia, 1986-1987. Book reviewer Macmillan Public Company, 1987-1990. Organizer symposia and workshops for national association conferences.

Lecturer in field; consultant in field.


  • Other Work

    • Editorial board Clothin and Textile Research Journal, since 1990. Formal review panel Home Economics Research Journal, since 1987. Reviewer Clothing and Textile Research Journal, since 1984.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.


Advisory council Planned Parenthood of Champaign County, 1990-1992. Member American Marketing Association, American Council on Consumer Interests, American Collegiate Retailing Association, International Textile and Apparel Association (regional council 1988-1989), National Executive Council (national secretary 1990-1992), Association for Consumer Research (advisory council 1991-1993), Phi Upsilon Omicron (chapter president 1976-1977, undergraduate advisor 1987-1990).


  • Other Interests

    Jogging, hiking, canoeing.


Married Stephen Arneal Douglas, August 26, 1961. Children: Kathryn Anne, Elizabeth Lynne, Lauren Jennifer.

John David Umberger

Mary Louise (Hampshire) Umberger

Stephen Arneal Douglas

Kathryn Anne Douglas

Elizabeth Lynne Douglas

Lauren Jennifer Douglas