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. At CSUN, I am a member of the Educational Policies Committee and Health and Human Development College Curriculum Committee. Currently I teach FCS 320 Family Resource Management and FCS 380 Family and Consumer Sciences Foundations and Research.
Ph.D. 2001, University of Georgia
M.S. 1994, University of Georgia
B.A. 1991, Seiki University