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Costume Society of America Fellows


The award of Fellow is the highest honor the Costume Society of America can bestow on its members.

A Fellow shall be a member of the Society for at least ten continuous years whose members wish to honor for exceptional dedication, commitment, leadership and service within the Society and for significant contributions to the field of costume.

Class of 2012

Vicki Berger, Phoenix, Arizona, USA

Barbara Broudo, Beverly, Massachusetts, USA

Phyllis Tortora, Briarcliff Manor, New York, USA

Class of 2011

Elizabeth Wayland Barber, Pasadena, California, USA

June Burns Bove, Ridgewood, New Jersey, USA

Class of 2010

Caralee Biery Smith, Aledo, Texas, USA

Class of 2009

Patricia Reiff Anawalt, Los Angeles, California, USA

Joanne Bubolz Eicher, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA

Class of 2008

No award granted

Class of 2007

Sally Helventston Gray, Haslett, Michigan, USA

Rosalyn Lester, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA

Class of 2006

Edward Maeder, Deerfield, Massachusetts, USA

Class of 2005

Kay King, Houston, Texas, USA

Class of 2004

Margaret Ordoñez, Kingston, Rhode Island, USA

Linda Welters, Kingston, Rhode Island, USA

Class of 2003

Nancy Bryant, Corvallis, Oregon, USA

Joy Emery, West Kingston, Rhode Island, USA

Sally Queen, Alexandria, Virginia, USA

Class of 2002

Joan Severa, Madison, Wisconsin USA

Class of 2001

Patricia C. Warner, Belchertown, Massachusetts, USA

Class of 2000

Claudia Brush Kidwell, Washington, DC, USA

Jane Farrell-Beck, Ames, Iowa, USA

Class of 1999

No award granted

Class of 1998

Colleen Callahan, Richmond, Virginia, USA

Patricia Cunningham, Columbus, Ohio, USA

Class of 1997

No award granted

Class of 1996

Richard Martin, New York, New York, USA

Class of 1995

Inez Brooks-Myers, Oakland, California, USA

Otto Charles Thieme

Helene Von Rosenstiel, Brooklyn, New York, USA

Class of 1994

Robert Riley

Class of 1993

Jean Druesedow, Kent, Ohio, USA

Phyllis Specht, Pasadena, California, USA

Class of 1992

Alicia M. Annas, San Diego, California, USA

Elizabeth S. Brown, Belle Mead, New Jersey, USA

Patricia A. Trautman, Enfield, Connecticut, USA

Polly Willman, Washington, DC, USA

Class of 1991

Stella Blum, New York, New York, USA

J. Herbert Callister, Hartford, Connecticut, USA

Elizabeth Ann Coleman, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Adele Filene, New York, New York, USA

Cora Ginsburg, New York, New York, USA

Dr. Jack Handford, Los Angeles, California, USA

Elizabeth Jachimowicz, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Shannon Rodgers


The Costume Society of America advances the global understanding of all aspects of dress and appearance. We work to stimulate scholarship and encourage study in the rich and diverse field of costume.