My scholarship is in consumer economics and household finance. The current project examines intergenerational transmission of financial literacy and practices. I am an editorial board member for Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning, and Journal of Personal Finance. I serve on the university's Educational Policies Committee and College of Health and Human Development's Curriculum Committee. Currently I teach FCS 320 Family Resource Management, FCS 380 Family and Consumer Sciences Foundations and Research, and serve as the interim graduate coordinator for MS in Family and Consumer Science and MS in Human Nutrition programs.
Ph.D. 2001, University of Georgia
M.S. 1994, University of Georgia
B.A. 1991, Seiki University