Associate Professor , Colorado State University

Sonali Diddi is an experienced educator and researcher with a demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry. Skilled in Intercultural Communication, Research Design, Textiles, Curriculum Development, and International Education. She is strong education professional with a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) focused in Apparel, Merchandising and Design from Iowa State University.

Dr. Diddi's research focuses on Sustainable Clothing Production and Consumption. Her interest in sustainability-related issues in the textiles and clothing industry is grounded in her concern related to fashion overconsumption and its effect on the environment and society. Dr. Diddi's research has components related to circular and shared economy in the global textiles and clothing industry. Her research-based, interdisciplinary and systems thinking-informed approach to addressing sustainability-related issues and problems in textiles and apparel industry recognizes the ever-changing dimensions of the discipline and an increasingly diverse and challenged society and global economy.