Faculty Directory

Name Job Title / Department Contact
Leigh Aaron

Leigh Anne Aaron

Morgan/Oconee Counties Family and Consumer Sciences Extension Agent

Extension and Outreach

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Leigh Anne is a Family and Consumer Science Agent in Morgan/Oconee Counties.

440 Hancock Street
Madison, Georgia 30650
706-342-2214

Alex Anderson

Alex Kojo Anderson

Associate Professor

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Anderson is a nutritional epidemiologist and conducts research both locally and internationally on women and children.

100 Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-7614

Elizabeth Andress

Elizabeth L. Andress

Professor, Foods and Nutrition and Extension Food Safety Specialist

Extension and Outreach, Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Andress is a food preservation and food safety educator. She is a Walter B. Hill Distinguished Public Service Fellow.

208 Hoke Smith Annex
300 Carlton St.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-3773

Patricia Annis

Patricia A. Annis

Associate Professor

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Patricia A. Annis focuses on textile sciences and the physical analysis of textiles.

309 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4889

Sophia Anong

Sophia T Anong

Assistant Professor

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

129 Stuckey Building UGA Griffin Campus
1109 Experiment Street
Griffin, GA 30223
770-467-6086

Effie Antonoudi

Effie Antonoudi

Faculty/Griffin Campus Program Coordinator

SSAC, Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

127 Stuckey Building
1109 Experiment Street

Griffin, GA 30223
770-229-3322

Laura Arnold

Laura Arnold

Assistant Research Scientist

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

261 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-372-6879

Patryk Babiarz

Patryk Babiarz

Assistant Professor

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

202 Housing and Consumer Research Center (House C)
415 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4138

Lynn Bailey

Lynn B. Bailey

Department Head, Professor

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

280 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4256

Diane Bales

Diane W. Bales

Associate Professor and Extension Human Development Specialist

Extension and Outreach, Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Bales is a faculty member and Extension Specialist with expertise in early childhood development.

222 Hoke Smith Annex
300 Carlton St.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-7566

Carolyn Berdanier

Carolyn Berdanier

Professor Emerita

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

706-542-1171

Alison Berg

Alison Clune Berg

Assistant Professor and Extension Nutrition and Health Specialist

Extension and Outreach, Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Alison "Ali" Berg is a registered and licensed dietitian with experience in nutrition throughout the lifespan.

202 Hoke Smith Annex
300 Carlton St.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-3773

J. Bermudez

J. Maria Bermudez

Associate Professor of Marriage and Family Therapy and Human Development and Family Science

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Bermudez is a feminist informed family therapist and researcher who focuses on culturally responsive approaches to therapy, resersearch and clinical supervision.

207 Family Science Center (House A)
403 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-3296

Gajanan Bhat

Gajanan S. Bhat

Georgia Athletic Association Professor of Fibers and Textiles and Department Head

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Gajanan Bhat's Research Focus is Nonwovens and High Performance FIbers

321 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4888

Leann Birch

Leann Birch

William P. "Bill" Flatt Childhood Obesity Professor

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Leann L. Birch, Ph.D. is the William P. "Bill" Flatt Professor in the Department of Foods and Nutrition

172 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-2899

Donald Bower

Don Bower

Professor Emeritus and Extension Specialist

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Don Bower oversees various grant projects in family sciences, provides in-service education for Extension educators, and develops resources for use in family life education.

332 Hoke Smith Annex
300 Carlton St.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-7566

Rebecca Brightwell

Rebecca Brightwell

Associate Director

IHDD

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Specializes in the area of assistive technology

G32B River’s Crossing
850 College Station Rd.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-6061

Tracey Brigman

Tracey Brigman

Clinical Assistant Professor

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

174 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4910

Gene Brody

Gene Brody

Distinguished Research Professor of Human Development and Family Science

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

1 Center for Family Research
1095 College Station Rd.
Athens, GA 30602
706-425-2985

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Alecia Brooks

Part Time Instructor

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

350 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4888

Geoffrey Brown

Geoffrey L. Brown

Assistant Professor

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

205 Family Science Center (House A)
403 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4897

Sherle Brown

Sherle Brown

Adjunct Faculty

Part-time Instructor

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

262-1 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
404-697-3848

Chalandra Bryant

Chalandra Matrice Bryant

Professor

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

101 Family Science Center (House A)
403 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4164

Nancy Canolty

Nancy L. Canolty

Associate Professor Emerita

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences


Andy Carswell

Andy Carswell

Associate Professor

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

203 Housing and Consumer Research Center (House C)
415 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4867

Margaret Caughy

Margaret OBrien Caughy

Georgia Athletic Association Professor in Family Health Disparities

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Margaret Caughy studies how family and contextual processes affect behavioral development and school readiness in ethnically diverse populations.

202 Family Science Center II (House D)
405 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4899

Philip Chase

Phil Chase

Public Service Associate

IHDD

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

041 River’s Crossing
850 College Station Rd.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-1360

Swarn Chatterjee

Swarn Chatterjee

Associate Professor, Graduate Coordinator

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Chatterjee's research and outreach efforts focus on improving financial capabilities of households.

106 Financial Planning Research Center (House B)
407 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4722

Jamie Cooper

Jamie A. Cooper

Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Jamie Cooper is an associate professor in Foods and Nutrition

180 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4903

Caree Cotwright

Caree J. Cotwright

Assistant Professor

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

100B Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-3073

Ginnefer Cox

Ginnefer Cox Ph.D., RDN

Assistant Professor

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

176 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-1171

Doug Crandell

Doug Crandell

Public Service

IHDD

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Doug Crandell works with providers, stakeholders and employers to increase employment opportunities for people with disabilities.

River’s Crossing
850 College Station Rd.
Athens, GA 30602
706-583-0082

Brenda Cude

Brenda Cude

Professor, Undergraduate Coordinator

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Cude is passionate about improving college students' financial literacy through instruction as well as research.

102 Housing and Consumer Research Center (House C)
415 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4857

Claire  de La Serre

Claire de La Serre

Assistant Professor

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. de La Serre is an Assistant Professor in the department of Foods and Nutrition, her research examines the influence of diet composition on gut microbiota, gut-brain signaling and regulation of food intake.

372 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4873

Denise Everson

Denise D Everson

Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Program Development Coordinator, Northeast District

Office of the Dean, Extension and Outreach

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Hoke Smith Building
Athens, Georgia 30602
706-542-3179

Heidi Ewen

Heidi H Ewen

Assistant Professor

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

203 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4201

Kisha Faulk

Kisha Faulk

Program Development Coordinator, Northwest District

Office of the Dean, Extension and Outreach

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

UGA Griffin Campus
1109 Experiment Street
Griffin, GA 30223
770-233-5561

Joan Fischer

Joan G. Fischer

Professor Emerita

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

280 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4869

William Flatt

William Flatt

D.W. Brooks Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

252 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-9443

Linda Fox

Linda Kirk Fox

Dean

Office of the Dean

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

224 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4879

Ted Futris

Ted G. Futris

Associate Professor and Extension Family Life Specialist

Extension and Outreach, Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Ted Futris is a Certified Family Life Educator and provides statewide support in family life programming.

227 Hoke Smith Annex
300 Carlton St.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-7566

Jerry Gale

Jerry Gale

Professor

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Jerry Gale is Director of the Family Therapy Doctoral Program.

107 Family Science Center (House A)
403 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-8435

Angie Garcia

Angie Garcia

Instructor

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Angie Garcia is a registered dietitian nutritionist with a Master of Education in Instructional Technology.

280 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4869

Jennifer George

Jennifer George

Lecturer

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. George is a lecturer with interests in family and youth development, romantic relationships, and social influences on families in rural contexts.

115 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4917

Silvia Giraudo

Silvia Quesada Giraudo

Associate Professor

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

250 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4907

Joseph Goetz

Joseph Goetz

Associate Professor

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

204 Financial Planning Research Center (House B)
407 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-2066

Lilia Gomez-Lanier

Lilia Gomez-Lanier

Assistant Professor

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Lilia Gomez-Lanier researches the influences that the built environment may have on the learning outcomes.

213 Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-8777

Jennifer Gonyea

Jennifer L. Gonyea

Senior Lecturer

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

103 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4830

Matt Goren

Matt J Goren

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Matt J. Goren is a financial literacy educator, advisor, and consultant.

262 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
7062025566

John Grable

John Grable

Athletic Association Endowed Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

John E. Grable holds an Athletic Association Endowed Professorship at the University of Georgia.

300 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4758

Arthur Grider

Arthur Grider

Associate Professor

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

171 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-7371

Barbara Grossman

Barbara Grossman

Clinical Associate Professor; Director Dietetic Internship Program

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Barbara Grossman is the program director for the Dietetic Internship, a graduate level program. She also supervises students providing nutrition education at the ASPIRE clinic.

271 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4908

Gail Hanula

Gail Mooney Hanula

Senior Public Service Associate Emerita

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Gail Hanula is a registered and licensed dietitian and former coordinator of nutrition education programs for families with limited resources, including EFNEP.

205 Hoke Smith Annex
300 Carlton St.
Athens, GA 30602
706-340-6022

Ian R. Hardin

Ian R. Hardin

Georgia Power Professor of Textile Science Emeritus

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Ian R. Hardin investigates textile chemical processing and nanotechnical fiber surface modifiers

300 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-0357

Judy Harrison

Judy A. Harrison

Professor and Extension Foods Specialist

Extension and Outreach, Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Judy Harrison is a professor in the Dept. of Foods and Nutrition and an Extension Foods Specialist for UGA Extension. She is a Walter B. Hill Distinguished Fellow in Public Service and Outreach.

204 Hoke Smith Annex
300 Carlton St.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-3773

Jan Hathcote

Jan Hathcote

Registrar

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Jan Hathcote is interested in topics of merchandising and international trade.

0102 Holmes/Hunter Acad, 101 Herty Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-6020

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Mathew Hauer

Applied Demographer

Extension and Outreach

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

706-542-9369

Janet Hollingsworth

Janet Clanton Hollingsworth

Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Program Development Coordinator, Southeast District

Office of the Dean, Extension and Outreach

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Janet Hollingsworth is an Extension Program Development Coordinator for Southeast District

P.O. Box 8112, GSU
Statesboro, Georgia 30460
912-681-0179

Patricia Hunt-Hurst

Patricia Hunt-Hurst

Associate Dean for Academic Programs

Office of the Dean, SSAC, Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

224 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4860

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Kimberly Shaniece Jenkins

Wilkes County Family and Consumer Sciences and Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program Extension Agent

Extension and Outreach

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Kimberly is a Family and Consumer Sciences and Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program Agent in Wilkes County.

23 Court Street, Room 109
Washington, Georgia 30673
706-678-2332

Hamida Jinnah

Hamida Jinnah

Assistant Research Professor and Evaluation Specialist

IHDD

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

G41D River’s Crossing
850 College Station Rd.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-3968

Mary Ann Johnson

Mary Ann Johnson

Flatt Professor in Foods and Nutrition, College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Mary Ann Johnson is an expert in nutrition and aging.

143 Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-1171

Amy Kay

Amy M Kay

Clinical Assistant Professor (Director of Child Development Lab)

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Amy Kay is the director of the Child Development Lab.

202 Child Development Lab at McPhaul
202 Carlton St
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4929

Steven Kogan

Steven M. Kogan

Associate Professor

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Kogan teaches and conducts research as part of the HDFS graduate and undergraduate programs.

105 Family Science Center II (House D)
405 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4844

Joan Koonce

Joan Koonce

Professor & Extension Financial Planning Specialist

Extension and Outreach, Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

230 Hoke Smith Annex
300 Carlton St.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4865

Melissa Kozak

Melissa Scott Kozak

Lecturer; Undergraduate Program Coordinator

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Kozak is a Certified Family Life Educator and a Lecturer/Undergraduate Internship Coordinator.

103A Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-6873

Emma Laing

Emma M. Laing

Clinical Associate Professor and Director of Dietetics

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Emma Laing is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and is the Director for the Didactic Program in Dietetics.

309 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-7983

Melissa Landers-potts

Melissa Landers-Potts

Lecturer

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Landers-Potts has been a Lecturer at UGA for 7 years and has a passion for service-learning.

117 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4859

Carol Laws

Carol Britton Laws

Assistant Clinical Professor / Coordinator of Interdisciplinary Pre-Service Education

IHDD

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Carol Britton Laws teaches in, and coordinates, the Disability Studies Certificate Program

28 River’s Crossing
850 College Station Rd.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-9401

Jung Sun Lee

Jung Sun Lee

Professor and Faculty of Gerontology

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

129 Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-6783

Denise Lewis

Denise Clark Lewis

Associate Professor

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Denise Lewis is a cross-cultural family gerontologist researching elders' health and wellbeing using qualitative methodologies.

201 Family Science Center II (House D)
405 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-0254

Richard Lewis

Richard Dana Lewis

UGA Foundation Professor in Family and Consumer Sciences

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Richard Lewis is Professor and director of the Bone and Body Composition Laboratory in the Department of Foods and Nutrition.

281 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4901

Linda Lyons

Linda Lyons

Lecturer

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

212 Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602

Jay Mancini

Jay A. Mancini

Adjunct Professor, Former Haltiwanger Distinguished Professor

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

123 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4844

Roy Martin

Roy J. Martin

Professor Emeritus

University of California- Davis

College of Family and Consumer Sciences


Briana Martinez

Briana Martinez

Instructor

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

303 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
8033976517

Laura McAndrews

Laura E McAndrews

Assistant Professor

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Laura McAndrews research focuses on the human dynamic in the global apparel supply chain.

200B Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-6771

Clair McClure

Clair McClure

Lecturer

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Clair McClure is a lecturer and the internship coordinator in fashion merchandising.

215B Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-8447

Katalin Medvedev

Katalin Medvedev

Associate Professor

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Katalin Medvedev has interests in dressing the body, social and political aspects of dress, and social sustainability.

319 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4307

Sergiy Minko

Sergiy Minko

Georgia Power Professor of Fiber and Polymer Science

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Sergiy Minko is Georgia Power Professor of Fiber and Polymer Science and a supervisor of the Nanostructured Materials Lab http://nsmlab.com

305 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-3122

Carla Moore

Carla J. Moore

Assistant Professor and Extension Nutrition Specialist

Extension and Outreach, Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

203 Hoke Smith Annex
300 Carlton St.
Athens, GA 30602
(706) 542-0541

Diann Moorman

Diann Moorman

Associate Professor

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

204 Housing and Consumer Research Center (House C)
415 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-5661

Deborah Murray

Deborah Murray

Associate Dean Extension & Outreach

Office of the Dean, Extension and Outreach

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

224 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-8877

Catherine ONeal

Catherine Walker ONeal

Assistant Research Scientist

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

107 Family Science Center II (House D)
405 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4922

Assaf Oshri

Assaf Oshri

Assistant Professor

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Oshri is a life-span developmental psychologist; areas of interests: early life stress and youth development

208 Family Science Center (House A)
403 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4882

Lance Palmer

Lance Palmer

Professor

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

108 Financial Planning Research Center (House B)
407 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4916

Hea Park

Hea Jin Park

Assistant Professor

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

269 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-5093

Chad Paton

Chad Michael Paton

Assistant Professor

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Paton studies the transcriptional regulation of metabolism.

205 Food Science Bldg
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-3750

Adele Patrick

Adele Patrick

Public Service Associate

IHDD

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

041 River’s Crossing
850 College Station Rd.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-1360

Robert Pazdro

Robert Pazdro

Assistant Professor

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Robert Pazdro is an Assistant Professor, Nutritional Sciences Program Director and Undergraduate Coordinator

302 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-7504

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Theresa Perenich

Professor Emeritus

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

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Melinda Pethel

Melinda J. Pethel

Instructional Technology Systems Professional

OTIS

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

201A Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4864

Tracey Rackensperger

Tracy Rackensperger

Public Service

IHDD

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

G-3 River’s Crossing
850 College Station Rd.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-3457

Michael Rupured

Michael Rupured

Senior Public Service Associate and Extension Financial Management Specialist

Extension and Outreach, Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Michael Rupured develops educational programs in the areas of money management and home-based business.

218 Hoke Smith Annex
300 Carlton St.
Athens, GA 30602
706-583-0054

Elisabeth Sattler

Elisabeth Lilian Pia Sattler

Assistant Professor

Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy
Foods and Nutrition, College of Family and Consumer Sciences

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Sattler is a licensed pharmacist with expertise in pharmacy, nutrition, and aging.

R.C. Wilson, Rm 270O, 250 West Green Street
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-1040

Andrea Scarrow

Andrea Lee Scarrow

Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Program Development Coordinator, Southwest District

Office of the Dean, Extension and Outreach

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Andrea Scarrow is the Family and Consumer Sciences Program Development Coordinator for the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension in the Southwest District.

UGA Tifton Campus Conference Center, 2360 Rainwater Road
Tifton, GA 31793
229-386-3812

Yoo-Kyoung Seock

Yoo-Kyoung Seock

Associate Professor

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Yoo-Kyoung Seock's research focuses on multi-channel retailing, and consumer psychographics and shopping behaviors

307 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4892

Desiree Seponski

Desiree M. Seponski

Assistant Professor

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Seponski’s scholarship is broadly focused on culturally responsive therapeutic intervention processes and outcomes.

203 Family Science Center II (House D)
405 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4821

Gerald Shannon

Jerry Shannon

Assistant Professor

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Jerry Shannon uses community engaged research to study health and neighborhood development.

706-542-3232

Suraj Sharma

Suraj Sharma

Associate Professor

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Suraj Sharma researches bioplastics - biocomposites from renewable resources, smart textiles, and medical textiles.

352 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-7353

Monica Sklar

Monica Sklar

Assistant Professor & Liaison to the Historic Clothing and Textiles Collection

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

200c Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-7598

Kimberly Skobba

Kimberly Skobba

Associate Professor

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

104 Housing and Consumer Research Center (House C)
415 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4951

Emilie  Smith

Emilie Smith

Janette McGarity Barber Distinguished Professor and Department Head, Interim Graduate Coordinator

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Smith conducts research on family and community-based approaches to prevent youth behavior problems.

123 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4831

Kimberlee Spencer

Kimberlee Spencer

Clinical Assistant Professor and Child Life Coordinator

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Spencer is the Coordinator of the UGA Graduate program in Child Life.

206 Family Science Center (House A)
403 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-9038

Zolinda Stoneman

Zolinda Stoneman

Director, University Professor

Human Development and Family Science, IHDD

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

River’s Crossing
850 College Station Rd.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-3457

Karen Tinsley

Karen Tinsley

Public Service Associate

Extension and Outreach, Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Karen Tinsley is the Director of the Housing and Demographics Research Center and the Program Coordinator of the Georgia Initiative for Community Housing.

203 Financial Planning Research Center (House B)
407 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4949

Pamela Turner

Pamela R Turner

Associate Professor & Extension Housing Specialist

Extension and Outreach, Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Pamela Turner is a credentialed Healthy Homes Specialist and the state housing and environment specialist for Extension.

224 Hoke Smith Annex
300 Carlton St.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-9165

Greg Vessels

Greg Vessels

Georgia Soft Goods Education Foundation Distinguished Professor

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

317 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4884

Beth Weigle

Beth Weigle

Instructor

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Beth Weigle's interests focus on textile science, historic dress, trend forecasting, and consumer behavior.

315 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4887

Kenneth White

Kenneth John White

Assistant Professor

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

202 Financial Planning Research Center (House B)
407 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
(706) 542-9922

Kandauda Wickrama

Kandauda K. A. S. Wickrama

Professor, Georgia Athletic Association Endowed Professor

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. K. A. S. Wickrama holds an Athletic Association Endowed Professorship at the University of Georgia.

103 Family Science Center (House A)
403 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4926

Ann Woodyard

Ann Sanders Woodyard

Assistant Professor

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

201 Financial Planning Research Center (House B)
407 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4851

Sheri Worthy

Sheri Lokken Worthy

Professor and Department Head

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

213 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4877

Charles Yang

Charles Yang

Professor, Textiles, Merchandising And Interiors (Emeritus)

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Charles Yang investigates textile finishing systems and chemical modification of textiles.

305 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4912

Velma Zahirovic-herbert

Velma Zahirovic-Herbert

Associate Professor

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

129 UGA Griffin Campus
1109 Experiment Street
Griffin, GA 30223
770-233-5501