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Kathi Martin, Director, Digital Museum Project, is an Associate Professor of Design in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, Drexel University. She received her BFA ifrom the University of the Arts and an MSIS from the College of Information Science and Technology, Drexel University.  Before coming to the University, she had her own fashion design company, Bobolocon, selling hand silk screened designer sportswear to Harvey Nichols, Henri Bendel, Barney's, Neiman Marcus and other fine specialty stores in England and the United States.  She teaches a variety of traditional fashion design and CAD courses. She is currently doing graduate research in searchable online databases and quality image capture for collections websites and virtual characters for digital cultural heritage and fashion design. View CV

Xia Lin, Ph.D, Associate Director, is an Associate Professor in the College of Information Science and Technology. He received his doctorate in Information Science from the University of Maryland at College Park. He has been at Drexel since 1997. His teaching and research areas include Information Retrieval, Information Visualization, Digital Libraries, Web Information Recourse Organizing, HCI and graphical user interface design, Java programming, and E-commence site development. View CV.

Clare Sauro is Curator of the Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection at the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design. Prior to this position, she supervised the Accessories Collection and worked as Assistant Curator in the Costume Collection at the Museum at FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology.) In addition to her role as Curator of the Fox Historic Costume Collection, Ms. Sauro teaches courses in the history of fashion at Drexel University.

David Gehosky, Photographer, is a Philadelphia artist specializing in documenting historic costume, and fashion and interior design.

House of Worth, c. 1914