Graduate's Name  (Major Professor)

Title Document Date

Kristi-Warren Scott

(Dr. Zahirovic-Herbert)

Obesity in the South: Do Subjective Measures of Food Access Matter? Dissertation Summer 2015

Dipesh Gangopadhyay

(Dr. Nielsen)

Measurement of Multidimensional Deprivation using Capability Approach and Fuzzy Set Theory: A Study on the United States Dissertation Spring 2015

Kathryn Holland

(Drs. Moorman and Nielsen)

Adult Clothing Expenditures in 2006 and 2010: Homeowners and Renters Before and After the Great Recession Thesis Spring 2014

Donna Danns

(Dr. Cude)

Financial Education in State Colleges and Universities: A Study of Program Offering and Students' Needs Dissertation Spring 2014

Robin Henager Greene

(Dr. Cude)         

How Financial Literacy Influences Long- and Short-Term Financial Behaviors in Different Age Cohorts  Dissertation Spring 2014

Rachel Deal 

(Dr. Chatterjee)

Residential Satisfaction of the Elderly: Does Perceived Neighborhood Safety Matter?

Thesis

Fall 2012

Kelsey Queen 

(Drs. Carswell & Skobba)

Factors Associated with Movement Along the Housing Career: An Examination of Recent Movers using The American Housing Survey

Thesis

Fall 2012

Melissa Wilmarth 

(Dr. Nielsen)

Financial Wellness and Relationship Satisfaction: Identifying Mediating Communication Patterns via Structural Equation Models

Dissertation

Fall 2012

Colin Couch 

(Dr. Carswell)

An Examination of the Potential Relationship between Green Status and Price: Perspectives for the Multifamily Sector

Thesis

Summer 2012

C.W. Copeland 

(Dr. Chatterjee)

A Generation Apart: The Perceived Retirement Preparedness of Near-Retiree Baby Boomers

Dissertation

Summer 2012

R. Alan Moore

(Dr. Goetz)

A Qualitative Study of the Collaboration betwen Financial Planners and Mental Health Professionals

Thesis

Summer 2012

Michal Polanowski

(Dr. Nielsen)

Finances of Retired Households: The Effect of Wealth- and Income-Impacting Events on Income of Retired U.S. Households

Dissertation

Summer 2012

Chris Wyczalkowski

(Dr. Goetz)

A Model of Financial Satisfaction

Thesis

Summer 2012

Anne Duke

(Dr. Cude)

Motivating Health Savings Account Funding

Dissertation

Spring 2012

Crystal Hudson

(Dr. Palmer)

The Effect of Information from a Formal Advisor on Low-income Employee's Financial Behavior

Dissertation

Spring 2012

M.J. Kabaci 

(Dr. Cude)

Coming to Consensus: A Delphi Study to Identify the Personal Finance Core Concepts and Competencies for Undergraduate College Students, Undergraduate Student Education Loan Recipients, and First-Generation Undergraduate College Students

Dissertation

Spring 2012

Martin Seay

(Dr. Palmer)

Direct Household Investment in Residential Rental Real Estate during the 2000s

Dissertation

Spring 2012

Doneshia Starling

(Dr. Zahirovic-Herbert)

Older Adults and New Orleans: Mobility and Place Attachment after Hurricane Katrina

Thesis

Spring 2012

Timera Sutherland 

(Dr. Sweaney)

Housign Type and the Social Contact of Older Adults

Thesis

Summer 2011

Melissa Casey 

(Dr. Mauldin)

The Employment Status and Managerial Challenges of Mothers in Two-Parent Families with Children Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Thesis  Fall 2010

William Fleming, Jr. 

(Dr. Cude)

An Examination of State Insurance Department Websites from a Consumer Perspective

Dissertation Summer 2010

Irina Kunovskaya 

(Dr. Cude)

The Impact of Financial Literacy on Use of Financial Service in Russia

Dissertation Spring 2010

Jason Miller 

(Dr. Mauldin)

The Role of Smokeless Tobacco in Smoking Cessation and Initiation:  An Investigation of American Youth

Thesis Fall 2009

Leslie Green-Pimentel 

(Dr. Sweaney)

The Relationship between Housing Cost Burden and Health Status among Older Adults in the United States

Dissertation Fall 2009

Gina Gould Peek 

(Dr. Sweaney)

Better Citizens?  The Relationship between Homeownership and Religious and Political Volunteerism

Dissertation Fall 2009

Katie Robinson

(Dr. Carswell)

The Residential Satisfaction of Military Personnel Living in Privatized and Non-Privatized Housing

Thesis   Spring 2008

Jose Francisco Diaz Venezuela

(Dr. Houston)

An Analysis of the Meat Demand of the U.S. Hispanic Population

Thesis   Spring 2008

Melissa Wilmarth

(Dr. Nickols)

Clear Thinking, Sound Judgement, Established Leadership:  Helen W. Atwater

Thesis   Spring 2008

Gilbert Werema

(Dr. Houston)

Spatial Differences in Food Consumption Behavior in Uganda

Dissertation Summer 2007

Amanda Anglyn 

(Dr. Sweaney)

Incidence of Home Modifications Among Younger Old Adults and Older Old Adults Using Longitudinal Analysis

Thesis Spring 2007

Qianqiu "Max" Zhu

(Dr. Marlowe)

Consumer Preferences for Internet Services: A Choice-Based Conjoint Study

Dissertation Spring 2007

Mandi Colson 

(Dr. Sweaney)

Affordable Housing Barriers in Georgia According to Local Homebuilders Association Members Thesis Spring 2007

Mary Linnenbrink 

(Dr. Mauldin)

Factors Associated with Savings and the Achievement of Savings Goals in Individual Development accounts: Evidence from the American Dream Demonstration

Thesis

Summer 2006

Stephanie Vanderford 

(Dr. Sweaney)

Homeless Families in Charlotte, North Carolina: Characteristics and Patterns of Exit from Homelessness

Dissertation

Spring 2006

Yali "Lily" Yang

(Dr. Koonce)

Decision-Making Under Risk: Financial Goal, Wealth, and Reflection Effect

Dissertation

Fall 2005

Yi "Tom" Cai 

(Dr. Cude)

The Effect of Reference Prices on Consumer Willingness to Pay: An Investigation of the Online Name-Your-Own Price Strategy

Dissertation Fall 2005

Marietta Jelks

(Dr. Marlow)

Premature Affluence: Factors Related to Excessive Teen Spending

Thesis

Spring 2005

Kelly Manley

(Drs. Mauldin & Cude)

Consumer Choice and Midwifery: A Qualitative Study

Dissertation

Spring 2005

Adeline Opoku

(Drs. Mauldin & Sweaney)

Factors Associated with Community Versus Institutional Long Term Care: Differences by Race and Ethnicity

Thesis

Fall 2004

Farah Mihoubi

(Dr. Koonce)

Financial Activities Among Unbanked Hispanics in New York City and Los Angeles

Thesis

Summer 2004

Anna Rivenbark 

(Dr. Sweaney)

A Hedonic Price Comparison of Manufactured Homes with Site-Built Homes

Thesis

Fall 2003

Xin Dai 

(Dr. Cude)

How Internet Users Differ in On-line Activities: The Influence of Their Characteristics on What They do Online

Thesis

Spring 2003

Teresa Nunn 

(Dr. Sweaney)

The Presence of Universal Design Features in Consumers' Current Residence and Planned Use in Future Homes

Thesis

Spring 2003

Yali "Lily" Yang

(Dr. Godwin)

Athens-Clarke County Residents' Households' Debt, Risk Aversion and Expectations for the Future

Thesis

Summer 2002

June Martin 

(Dr. Sweaney)

Locational Characteristics of Tenant-Based Versus Project-Based Rental Housing Assistance in the Atlanta Metropolitan Region, Georgia

Thesis

Summer 2002

Yi "Tom" Cai

(Dr. Swagler)

Country-of-origin Effects on Consumers' Willingness to Buy Foreign Products: An Experiment in Consumer Decision Making

Thesis

Summer 2002

Qihua "Catherine" Lin

(Dr. Lee)

Consumers' Information Search When Making Investment Decisions

Thesis

Spring 2002

Stacy Brock 

(Dr. Sweaney)

Athens Area Habitat for Humanity: Homeowners and their Homes

Thesis

Spring 2002

Yoko Mimura

(Dr. Mauldin)

Poverty Dynamics Among Young Adults in Rural and Urban United States

Dissertation

Fall 2001

Yinghao Li

(Dr. Lee)

Interested in Adopting Online Trading? : Predicting Future Adopters of Online Trading

Thesis

Summer 2001

Manlio Santillan

(Dr. Marlowe)

U.S. Consumption of Mild Coffees : an Analysis of the Factors Influencing Demand

Thesis

Spring 2001

Tianshu Li

(Dr. Godwin)

International Students' Ownership and Use of Credit Cards

Thesis

Spring 2001

Jane Defenbaugh 

(Dr. Sweaney)

Factors Influencing Retired Active Adult Consumers' Decision to Purchase a Manufactured Home vs. conventional Home: An Economic and Demographic Analysis

Thesis

Fall 2000

Kennita Kind 

(Dr. Sweaney)

Intra-Industry Trade: An Analysis of the United States' Textile and Apparel Industry

Dissertation

Fall 1999

Akesia Johnson

(Dr. Marlowe)

The Effects of Human Capital Investments, Including Age When GED is Obtained, on Future Wage Rates

Thesis

Summer 1999

Jeannine Lewis

(Dr. Nickols)

Factors Influencing the Savings Behaviors of Selected African-Americans in Metropolitan Areas of Georgia

Thesis

Spring 1999

Emmanuel Fiadzo 

(Dr. Marlowe)

Estimating the Determinants of Housing Quality Using Standardized Core Welfare Indicators: The Case of Ghana

Dissertation Fall 1998

Dina Ehrenzweig 

(Dr. Sweaney)

Straw-Bale Housing: Consumer Acceptance in Athens, Georgia

Thesis

Spring 1998

Kristen Whitworth 

(Dr. Marlowe)

Life Insurance and the Newly Married Couple: A Study Evaluating Life Insurance Decisions

Thesis

Spring 1998

Tricia Alfred 

(Dr. Marlowe)

Consumer Preferences for Brand-Name versus Private-Label Ready-to-Eat Cereals

Thesis

Summer 1997

Nashwa Ali Al-Mazrooei

(Dr. Huston)

The Role of Consumers in Fisheries Product Market Development

Thesis

1996

Richard Thompson

(Dr. Godwin)

Change in Adequacy of Emergency Fund Holdings of U.S. Households between 1983 and 1989

Thesis

1996