Susan Jerome

  • Collections Manager
  • Dept: Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design
  • Phone: 401.874.2299
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  • Office Location: 306, Quinn Hall


Susan J. Jerome is Collections Manager at the University of Rhode Island Historic Textile and Costume Collection. She also works as the Curator/Registrar of the Historic Costume Collection at the University of Connecticut. Ms. Jerome received her Master of Science degree from the TMD department at URI. She writes and lectures on topics of clothing and needlecraft, works as a textile conservator, and is a consultant to museums and historical societies. An avid textilian, she is happiest when writing, talking and doing all things textile.


M.S., Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design, URI, 2006

B.A.,  Music History, Vassar College, 1979