Chair, Department of Fashion Design
Anna Leiker is an Assistant Professor and the chair of the Fashion Design department in the School of Media, Culture & Design at Woodbury University. Her professional background is in Lingerie and Swimwear with companies including Warnaco Company and Olga. She specializes in computer applications in fashion design and has utilized knowledge of several CAD systems: Macbeth Eye, Investronica, Tukatech, and PAD. She has presented papers at International Textile and Apparel Association conferences. She has been a part of the Woodbury community for 17 years. She has taught Digital Fashion Design, Swimwear and Knitwear, Careerwear, Advanced Technical Studio, Digital Portfolio, Childrenswear, and Lingerie. Anna’s scholarship involves fashion technology, specifically smart textiles, fashion sustainability, and fashion photography. Her vision for the program is to infuse elements of sustainability and wearable tech into the fundamentals of the curriculum.
Master of Science in Textiles and Fashion Design.
Bachelor of Design and Technology in the Apparel Industry.