Professor Fiona Hackney

Professor of Fashion

Professor Fiona Hackney

Professor of Fashion



Book Chapters

Hackney, F., Hill, K., Saunders, C., Willett, J., 2021. 'Changing the world, not just our wardrobes: a sensibility for sustainable clothing, care, and quiet activism'. In Paulicelli, E., Manlow, V., Wissinger, E. (eds.) The Routledge Companion to Fashion Studies, pp. 111-121, Routledge.

Hackney, F., 2020. 'Beyond Utility: Pushing Frontiers in Women's Monthlies: Modern Woman 1943-1951'. In Forster, L., Hollows, J. (eds.) Women's Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1940s-2000s: The Postwar and Contemporary Period, Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.

Rana, M., Hackney, F., 2018. 'Making and Material Affect: From Learning and Teaching to Sharing and Listening'. In Prior, RW. (eds.) Using Art as Research in Learning and Teaching: Multidisciplinary Approaches Across the Arts, pp. 145-162, Intellect.

Bell, E., Mangia, G., Taylor, S., Toraldo, ML., 2018. 'The Organization of Craft Work'. In Bell, E., Mangia, G., Taylor, S., Toraldo, ML. (eds.) The Organization of Craft Work: Identities, Meanings and Materiality, pp. 235-254, Routledge.

Hackney, F., 2018. 'Woman Appeal. A New Rhetoric of Consumption: Women’s Domestic Magazines in the 1920s and 1930s'. In Clay, C., DiCenzo, M., Green, B., Hackney, F. (eds.) Women's Periodicals and Print Culture in Britain, 1918-1939: The Interwar Period, pp. 465-490, Edinburgh University Press.

Hackney, F., 2016. 'Women in Magazines'. In Ritchie, R., Hawkins, S., Phillips, N., Kleinberg, SJ. (eds.) Women in Magazines: Research, Representation, Production and Consumption, pp. 107-124, Routledge.

Journal Articles

Hackney, F., Onions, L., Rogers, G., Figueiredo, D., Loveday, M., 2022. 'Maker-centricity and ‘edge-places of creativity’: CARE-full making in a CARE-less world', European Journal of Cultural Studies, 25 (6), pp. 1572-1596.

Willett, J., Saunders, C., Hackney, F., Hill, K., 2022. 'The affective economy and fast fashion: Materiality, embodied learning and developing a sensibility for sustainable clothing', Journal of Material Culture, 27 (3), pp. 219-237.

Hackney, F., Bigham, J., 2022. 'A Cottage Of One’s Own: Making Modern Women Through Word and Image in Interwar Women’s Homemaking Magazines', The Journal of Modern Periodical Studies, 13 (1), pp. 103-141.

Hackney, F., Saunders, C., Willett, J., Hill, K., Griffin, I., 2020. 'Stitching a sensibility for sustainable clothing: Quiet activism, affect and community agency', Journal of Arts & Communities, 10 (1-2), pp. 35-52.

Hackney, F., Baines, E., Bloodworth, J., McKenzie, A., Anderson, C., Wells, A., Howard, C., 2020. 'Talking Textiles, Making Value: Catalyzing Fashion, Dress, and Textiles Heritage in the Midlands', Journal of Textile Design Research and Practice, 8 (1), pp. 84-111.

Hackney, F., 2019. 'Alan Powers, Enid Marx: The Pleasures of Pattern', Textile History, 50 (2), pp. 267-268.

Hackney, F., 2019. 'The Modern Embroidery Movement', CRAFT RESEARCH, 10 (1), pp. 149-153.

Hackney, F., Maughan, H., Desmarais, S., 2016. 'The Power of Quiet: Re-makingAffective Amateur and Professional Textiles Agencies', Journal of Textile Design Research and Practice, 4 (1), pp. 33-62.

Hackney, DF., 2015. 'Publication Review', Craft Research, 6 (1), pp. 133-138.

Hackney, F., 2013. 'Quiet Activism and the New Amateur', Design and Culture, 5 (2), pp. 169-193.

Hackney, F., 2006. ''Use Your Hands for Happiness':: Home Craft and Make-do-and-Mend in British Women's Magazines in the 1920s and 1930s', Journal of Design History, 19 (1), pp. 23-38.

Conference Papers

Hackney, F., Saunders, C., Willett, J., Hill, K., 2019. 'Designing a Sensibility for Sustainable Clothing (S4S): Affective Activism', Design Research for Change (DR4C) Symposium, London, 11/12/2019 - 12/12/2019, pp. 151-168.

Hackney, F., 2017. 'The Making Affect: A Co-created Community Methodology', in Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies, 66, pp. 913-925.

Light, A., Hill, KJ., Hansen, NB., Hackney, F., Halskov, K., Dalsgaard, P., 2013. 'Exploring the dynamics of ownership in community-oriented design projects', C&T '13: International Conference on Communities and Technologies 2013, in Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Communities and Technologies, pp. 90-99.

Office Location

Righton Building
Manchester Fashion Institute
Manchester Metropolitan University
Cavendish Street
Manchester M15 6BG