Michael Rupured, M.S.

Senior Public Service Associate and Extension Financial Management Specialist

Address:
218 Hoke Smith Annex
300 Carlton St.
Athens, GA 30602

E-Mail:

workOffice Phone: 706-583-0054

Fax: 706-542-1799

Curriculum Vitae

Education

Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation
M.S. Family Studies University of Kentucky 1990
B.S. Family Studies University of Kentucky 1987

Research

Evaluates the effectiveness of financial education programs on program participants.

Outreach

Develops financial literacy programs for youth and low-income audiences, particularly the working poor and provides leadership to UGA Extension's initiative to support home-based business.

Areas of Expertise

Financial literacy for youth; financial capability for limited resource audiences; time management; starting a home-based business; family and consumer sciences education

Prior Professional Positions

Organization / Department Title Years of Service
USDA Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service National Program Leader 1997-1998
Kentucky State University Cooperative Extension Program Family Financial Education Specialist 1990-1997

Awards

Award Name Awarded By Year Awarded
Mary Ellen Edmondson Educator of the Year Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education 2011
Walter B. Hill Public Service and Outreach Award University of Georgia 2009
Outstanding Support by a Family & Consumer Sciences Professional Georgia Association of Extension 4-H Agents 2008
Distinguished Fellow Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education 2003

Journal Articles

Koonce, J., Mimura, Y., Mauldin, T., Rupured, M. & Jordan, J. (2008).  Financial information: Is it related to savings and investing knowledge and financial behavior of teenagers?  Financial Counseling and Planning, 19, 2, 19-28.

Linnenbrink, M., Koonce, J., Mauldin, T., Rupured, M. & Schlanger, K. (2008).  The Earned Income Tax Credit: Experiences from and implications of the Voluntary Income Tax Assistance program in Georgia.  Journal of Extension, 46, 1.

Service

Organization Title Year(s) Service Type
Eastern Family Economics & Resource Management Association Executive Director 2008-2012 Administrative/Leadership
Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education President 2000 Leadership

Publications

Faulk, K., Melton, M., Rupured, M., Koonce, J., & Dotson, R. (2012). Georgia CA$H—Georgia Continuous Automatic Survey Helper. Proceedings of the Eastern Family Economics & Resource Management Association.

Broddie, K., Kunovskaya, I., & Rupured, M (2012). Life after bankruptcy: How bankruptcy applicants benefit from financial literacy programs. Proceedings of the Eastern Family Economics & Resource Management Association.

Miller, M., Peavy, K., Hubbard, R., & Rupured, M. (2012). Your Money Your Future: Financial literacy for middle school youth. Proceedings of the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents.

Kunovskaya, I. & Rupured, M. (2011). The impact of a financial literacy curriculum on middle-school youth in Georgia. Proceedings of the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education.