Leslie Davis Burns is President and Founder of Responsible Global Fashion LLC and Professor Emerita at Oregon State University. An award winning educator and scholar with 35 years of experience teaching fashion merchandising and global sourcing, Leslie is the co-author of three books including The Business of Fashion 5th ed. (2016, Fairchild Books) and author/co-author of 65 articles in research journals. She writes the blog, “Clothing with a Conscience” and is a member of the Ethical Writers Coalition. Leslie holds a B.A. from Washington State University and a Ph.D. from Purdue University in Consumer Sciences and Retailing.