Texas Tech University

Stacy Lee, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Hospitality and Retail Management

Email: Stacy.H.Lee@ttu.edu

Phone: (806) 834-0091

Office: 281H
Stacy Lee, Ph.D.


Associate Professor, Department of Retail Management, September 2019 - Present

Research Assistant Professor, Institute of Textile and Clothing, Fall 2016 – September 2019

Graduate Instructor, Textile and Apparel Management, Fall 2015
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Textile and Apparel Management, Fall 2014 – Spring 2015,Spring 2016    
Lab Instructor, Textile and Apparel Management, Fall 2013 – Spring 2014

Teaching Assistant, College of Merchandising, Hospitality & Tourism, Fall 2009 – Fall 2011

Research Focus

My research can be categorized as interdisciplinary, with aspects of textile and apparel supply chain analysis, and research on technological innovations, consumer studies, and organization studies. I believe that my research can suggest practical recommendations for the grand challenges faced by the textile and apparel industry.

Areas of Expertise

  • Sustainability in retail industry
  • Sustainable consumption and production
  • Global supply chain
  • International trades
  • Online multi-sided platforms
  • Big data and social media
  • Corporate social responsibility in organizational and consumer studies

Selected Publications

Lee, S., Jung, S., & Ha-Brookshire, J. (2023). “We are Watching You”: Investigation of Consumer-Employee Perception Gaps and the Employee Expectations-Employer Performance Gaps in Fashion Corporate Social Responsibility. Fashion and Textiles 

Jung, H.*, Lee, S.1 & Lim, S. (2023). Enhancing teamwork in the hospitality industry: The importance of empathy. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 114,103557,https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhm.2023.103557 *IF= 11.7, 4/58 in Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism. SSCI Indexed.

Lee, S., Chang, J. & Zhao, L. (2023). The Importance of personal norms and situational expectancy on sustainable behaviors: Norm activation and situational expectancy-value theory. Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services. 73, 103371, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jretconser.2023.103371 *IF= 10.4, 17/155 in Business. SSCI Indexed.

Min, K.B., Jai, T. & Lee, S.1 (2022). The Influence of Sustainable Positioning on eWOM and Brand Loyalty: Analysis of Credible Sources and Transparency Practices by Apparel Brands. Sustainability, 14, 12461. https://doi.org/10.3390/su141912461

Lee, S. & Zhou, Y. (2022). The outlook of sustainable development goals in business and management: Systematic literature review and keyword cluster analysis. Sustainability.14, 11976. https://doi.org/10.3390/su141911976

Jung, S. & Lee, S. (2022). The buffering effect of reduced CSR skepticism in negative consumer responses toward brand crises. Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, 1– 11https://doi.org/10.1002/csr.2309

Zhao, L., Lee, S., Li, M., & Sun, P.(2022) The Use of Social Media to Promote Sustainable Fashion and Benefit Communication. Sustainability, 14(3),1178, https://doi.org/10.3390/su14031178 *IF = 3.251, 59/125 in Environmental Studies. SSCI Indexed.

 Zeng, F., Lo, K, & Lee, S.1(2021). Will job creation facilitate public acceptance of disruptive technologies in the automobile industry? Sustainability, 14 (36), https://doi.org/10.3390/su14010036 *IF = 3.251, 60/125 in Environmental Studies. SSCI Indexed.

Lee, S. & Huang, R. (2021). Consumer Response to Online Fashion Renting: Exploring the Role of Cultural Differences. International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management, 49(2), 187-203. DOI 10.1108/IJRDM-04-2020-0142* IF= 3.771, 83/153 in Business SSCI Indexed.

Li, X., Zhao, L., & Lee, S. (2020). Measuring user experiences with e-sourcing platforms in the apparel industry: The development of the apparel e-sourcing experience index, Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management, *IF = 3.329, 99/153 in Business. SSCI Indexed. https://doi.org/10.1108/JFMM-02-2020-0022 

Lee, S. & Huang, R. (2020). Exploring the motives of online fashion renting: Insights from Social Retailing to Sustainability. Sustainability, 12(8), https://doi.org/10.3390/su12187610 *IF = 3.251, 59/125 in Environmental Studies. SSCI Indexed.

Lee, S. & Ha-Brookshire, J. (2020). In pursuit of corporate sustainability: Factors contributing to employees' workplace behavior. Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management, 24(2), 235-249.DOI 10.1108/JFMM-09-2019-0203, *IF = 3.329, 99/153 in Business. SSCI Indexed. 

Lee, S. (2020). Achieving corporate sustainability performance: The influence of corporate ethical value, leader-member exchange on employee behaviors and organizational performance. Fashion and Textiles, 7(25),https://doi.org/10.1186/s40691-020-00213-w *IF = .446, SCI andSCOPUS Indexed. 

Zeng, F., Lee, S.1, & Lo, K. (2020). The Role of Information Systems in the Sustainable Development of Enterprises: Systematic Literature Network Analysis.Sustainability, 12(8), 3337. https://doi.org/10.3390/su12083337 *IF = 3.251, 59/125 in Environmental Studies. SSCI Indexed.

Zeng, F.*, Lee, S. & Heung, CM. (2019). Consumer Attitudes toward Downward Extensions: An Exploration of Giordano's Extension in Hong Kong. Fashion and Textile. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s40691-019-0185-1 *IF = .446, SCI andSCOPUS Indexed. 
Lee, S.* & Chow, P.S. (2019). Investigating consumer attitudes and intentions toward online fashion renting, Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, *IF=2.919, 41/140 in Business. SSCI Indexed. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jretconser.2019.101892

Zhao, L., Lee, S., & Copeland, L. (2019). Social media and Chinese consumers' sustainable apparel purchase intentions. Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing and Logistics, https://doi.org/10.1108/APJML-08-2017-0183 *IF = 1.276, 117/147 in Business. SSCI Indexed.

Lee, S. & Jung, S. (2019). Exploration of consumer journey on fashion products: Channel hopping behavior. International Journal of Market Research. https://doi.org/10.1177/1470785318821854 *IF = 0.726, 136/121 in Business. SSCI Indexed.

Lee, S.*, Ha-Brookshire, J., & Chow, P.S. (2018). The moral responsibility of corporate sustainability as perceived by fashion retail employees: A U.S.-China cross-cultural comparison study. Business Strategy and the Environment, https://doi.org/10.1002/bse.2196 *IF = 6.381, 10/147 in Business. SSCI Indexed.

He, F., Miao, X., Wong, C.W.Y., & Lee, S. (2018). Contemporary corporate eco-innovation research: A systematic review. Journal of Cleaner Production, 174, 502-526. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.10.314 *IF = 5.715, 21/241 in Environmental Sciences.

Lee, S.*, & Ha-Brookshire, J. (2018). The effect of ethical climate and employees' organizational citizenship behavior on U.S. fashion retail organizations' sustainability performance. Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management. https://doi: 10.1002/csr.1510 *IF = 5.513, 18/147 in Business, SSCI Indexed. Recognized as a Top 20 most read paper and downloaded article 2017-2018 in CSREM.

Lau, A.K.W., Lee, S.* & Jung, S. (2018). The role of the institutional environment in the relationship between CSR and operational performance: An empirical study in Korean manufacturing industries. Sustainability, 10(3), 834; https://doi:10.3390/su10030834 *IF = 2.075, 51/108 in Environmental Studies. SSCI Indexed.

Lee, S.*, & Ha-Brookshire, J. (2017). Ethical climate and job attitude in fashion retail employees' turnover intention, and perceived organizational sustainability performance: A cross-sectional study. Sustainability, 9(3), 465. https://doi:10.3390/su9030465 *IF = 2.075, 51/108 in Environmental Studies. SSCI Indexed.

Lee, S.*, Kim, H.J., & Yang, K. (2015). Testing Sustainable VALS (Consumer Value, Lifestyle Practices and Business Stewardship) Model on Fashion Product Consumption. Fashion and Textile. SCOPUS Indexed. Youngone Fashion and Textile Best Paper Award at the Korean Society of Clothing and Textile Conference for Human/Social science areas of 2015.

Lee, S., Huang, R., Kim, H. J., & Evans, L. (2015). The impact of brand experience on brand resonance in multi-channel fashion retailing. Journal of Research in Interactive Marketing, 9(2), 129-147. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/JRIM-06-2014-0042, *IF=2.156, 78/147 in Business. SSCI Indexed. Highly Commended Award Winner at the Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2016.

Kim, H. J., Lee, S. & Yang, K. (2015). The Heuristic-Systematic model of sustainability stewardship: Facilitating sustainability values, beliefs, and practices with corporate social responsibility drives and eco-labels/indices. International Journal of Consumer Studies, 39(3), 249-260. DOI: 10.1111/ijcs.12173, *IF=1.506, 112/147 in Business. SSCI Indexed