Graduate Student (Ph.D) Directory

Name Job Title / Department Contact
Judith Aboagye

Judith Aboagye

Ph.D. Student

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Judith Aboagye is financial planning and consumer economics doctoral student currently conducting research on non-traditional mobile banking in Ghana.

262-4 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602

Leslie Anderson

Leslie A. Anderson

Ph.D. MFT Student and Graduate Assistant

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Leslie is a licensed marriage and family therapist and doctoral student in Human Development and Family Science with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy.

261 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602

Stephanie Armes

Stephanie E Armes

Doctoral Candidate (MFT Emphasis), Graduate Research Assistant

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Stephanie Armes is a doctoral candidate in Human Development and Family Science, with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy.

101 Child Development Lab at McPhaul
202 Carlton St
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4905

Peter Attridge

Peter Raymond Attridge

Graduate Student

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Peter Attridge is a doctoral student in the Human Development and Family Science department

373 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602

Danielle Augustine

Danielle A. Augustine

Ph.D. Student & Graduate Research Assistant

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Danielle Augustine is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Human Development and Family Science.

373 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4939

APURBA BANERJEE

APURBA BANERJEE

Graduate Teaching Assitant

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

313 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
9702869525

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Josh Boe

Graduate Assistant

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Josh Boe is a doctoral student in the HDFS with an emphasis in MFT program.

101 Child Development Lab at McPhaul
202 Carlton St
Athens, GA 30602

Kyle Bower

Kyle L. Bower

Ph.D. Candidate

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Kyle Bower is a PhD student studying Human Development and Family Science, specializing in the negotiation of informal care for older persons

373 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4939

Morgan Bryant

Morgan M. Bryant

Ph.D. Student/Graduate Assistant

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Morgan is a Consumer Economics student with consumer-centric research interests focused on buyer behavior and decision-making and social media platforms.

101 Housing and Consumer Research Center (House C)
415 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4655

Matthew Carlson

Matthew William Carlson

Doctoral Candidate (MFT Emphasis)

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Matthew Carlson is a doctoral candidate in HDFS. His main line of research is on sexual abuse and revictimization.

375 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
502.633.8178

Yasemin Cava Tadik

Yasemin Cava Tadik

Ph.D Student & Graduate Researh Assistant

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Yasemin Cava Tadik is a PhD student studying Human Development & Family Science, specializing in father involvement and marital quality.

373 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602

Carolina Cawthon

Carolina Cawthon

PhD/DI Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Carolina Cawthon is a third year PhD Student and Dietetic Intern.

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

Young Joo Choung

Young Joo Choung

Ph.D. Student/Graduate Assistant

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

101 Housing and Consumer Research Center (House C)
415 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602

Sae  Chung

Sae Rom Chung

Ph.D. Student/Graduate Assistant

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

262-5 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4397

Gary Clement

Gary O. Clement

Ph.D. Student

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

262-4 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
770-313-0624

Lauren Coheley

Lauren Coheley

Ph.D. Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Lauren is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist passionate about promoting health in all aspects of life.

279 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
404-316-5860

Zehua Cui

Zehua Cui

Ph.D. Student HDFS

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Room 261 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
3128413309

Alycia Degraff

Alycia-(Ally) DeGraff

PhD/MFT Student

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

261 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
806-401-7211

Jenee’ Duncan

Jenee' C. Duncan

Doctoral Candidate

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

JeneƩ Duncan is a doctoral student studying healthy relationship processes and program implementation.

225 Hoke Smith Annex
300 Carlton St.
Athens, GA 30602
773-886-0522

Erinn Duprey

Erinn Duprey

Ph.D. Student

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Erinn Bernstein Duprey is a PhD student in Human Development and Family Science, with an interest in early life stress and socioemotional development.

375 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-2972

Lu Fan

Lu Fan

Ph.D. Student / Graduate Assistant

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

262-3 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-7947

Xi Fang

Xi Fang

Ph.D. Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

273 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-9851

Andrea Farnham

Andrea Leigh Farnham

Doctoral Candidate, emphasis in Family Therapy

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Andrea Farnham is a marriage and family therapist at the ASPIRE clinic on the UGA campus.

261-C Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
6786531755

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Meredith Farnsworth

Graduate Assistant

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

4236189227

Megan Ford

Megan Ford

Ph.D Student

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Megan Ford, M.S., LMFT is the Clinic Coordinator at the ASPIRE Clinic.

ASPIRE Clinic at McPhaul Center

706-542-6795

Michael Francis

Michael Francis

Ph.D. Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Michael Francis is a PhD student in with a background in biochemistry.

171 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
716-534-0626

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Martha Fulk

Ph.D. Student

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

201 Housing and Consumer Research Center (House C)
415 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4655

Huipu Gao

Huipu Gao

Graduate assistant

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

104 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
7064613323

Rebecca Gould

Rebecca Lizabeth Gould

PhD/DI Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

302 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
443-812-8492

Catherine Grogan

Cathy Grogan

Ph.D./MFT Student

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

706-542-4844

Alexey Gruzd

Alexey Gruzd

Ph.D. Student - Graduate Researh Assistant

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

101 Riverbend North
110 Riverbend Road
Athens, GA 30605

Ilyar Barardehi

Ilyar Heydari-Barardehi

Ph.D. Student

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

105 Housing and Consumer Research Center (House C)
415 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
217-550-3668

Lyndsey Hjelmstad

Lyndsey R. Hjelmstad

Ph.D. Student

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

423 River’s Crossing
850 College Station Rd.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4486

Amy Hubble

Amy Hubble

Ph.D. Student

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

101 Housing and Consumer Research Center (House C)
415 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4655

Yuta Ishikawa

Yuta Ishikawa

Ph.D. Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences


Julie Jeon

Julie Heejin Jeon

Ph.D. Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

273 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
7065429851

Lorien Jordan

Lorien S. Jordan

Doctoral Canidate

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Lorien Jordan is a licensed associate marriage and family therapist, pursuing pursuing a doctoral specialization in the HDFS marriage and family therapy program.

123 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4905

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Timi Joy Jorgensen

Ph.D. Student / Graduate Assistant

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Timi is a licensed financial planner.

201 Housing and Consumer Research Center (House C)
415 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
8018510088

Ji Young Jung

Ji Young Jung

Ph.D. Student

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

262-3 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4655

Annika Karlsen

Annika Stella Karlsen

Graduate Research Assistant

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

114 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
435-640-9556

Sepideh  Kaviani

Sepideh Kaviani

Ph.D. Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

161 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
8064070707

McNeel Kennon

McNeel Y Kennon

Teacher's Assistant

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

7065939397

Jiyoung Kim

Jiyoung Kim

Ph.D. Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Jiyoung Sammi Kim is a second year PhD student.

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

Victoria King

Victoria Anne King

PhD Student

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Victoria is a doctoral student studying romantic relationships influence on individual stress and health behaviors.

Room 114 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4905

Elizabeth Klingbeil

Elizabeth Klingbeil

PhD/DI Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Elizabeth is a second year doctoral student and dietetic intern.

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

Caroline Kopot

Caroline Kopot

Ph.D. Student & Teaching Assistant

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

363 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
206-992-0222

Michelle Kruger

Michelle Eleanor Kruger

Ph.D. Student / Graduate Assistant

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

107 Financial Planning Research Center (House B)
407 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
404-775-4375

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Mel Kutner

Graduate Research Assistant

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Aderhold Hall

7035093072

Stephen Kuzniak

Stephen Kuzniak

Ph.D Student

Alumni

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

602 Bank of America
Athens, GA 30605
706-425-2964

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Amine Laradji

Graduate Research Assistant

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

101 Riverbend North
110 Riverbend Road
Athens, GA 30605
6155222073

Sunhye Lee

Sunhye Lee

Ph.D. Candidate

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

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

Sihong Liu

Sihong Liu

Ph.D. Student & Graduate Assistant

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Sihong Liu is a student studying early adversity and resilience for children and adolescents.

375 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4847

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Valerie Ann Maxey

Doctoral Student

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Valerie is a doctoral student in the Human Development and Family Science department in the Mariage and Family Therapy emphasis program.

101 Child Development Lab at McPhaul
202 Carlton St
Athens, GA 30602
(706)542-4905

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Kate Morrissey Stahl

Ph.D. Student, HDFS

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Kate Morrissey Stahl, MA, MSW, LCSW is a licensed social worker and doctoral candidate in Human Development and Family Sciences with an emphasis on Marriage and Family Therapy.

101 Child Development Lab at McPhaul
202 Carlton St
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4905

Ebunoluwa Odeyemi

Ebunoluwa Folasade Odeyemi

Ph.D. Student

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
706-542-4655

Megan Oed

Megan Oed

Ph.D./MFT Student

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

101 Child Development Lab at McPhaul
202 Carlton St
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4905

Kimberly Osborne

Kimberly Osborne

Doctoral Student

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Kimberly Osborne is a post-bachelor's, direct-to-Ph.D. student

114 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
9259147633

Adenola Osinubi

Adenola Osinubi

Ph.D. Student/Graduate Assistant

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences


Narang Park

Narang Park

Ph.D. Student

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

205 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-201-8111

Jessica Parks

Jessica Macelle Parks

Ph.D. Student

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Jessica Parks completed her MS-NT in Financial Planning in December 2016.

Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
678-292-8027

Mark Pettit

Mark Eric Pettit

Graduate Research Assistant

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Mark Pettit is a Human Development and Family Studies PhD student. His research interests include close relationships and family life education.

Hoke Smith Annex
300 Carlton St.
Athens, GA 30602
2564684046

Monysakada Phal

Monysakada Phal

Graduate research assistant

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Sakada Phal is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Human Development and Family Science. His research interests include underprivileged communities in the US and abroad, as well as culturally responsive therapy for the Southeast Asian, specifically the Cambodian context.

373 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
2698238716

Kristine Polley

Kristine Polley

Ph.D. Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

161 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-7689

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Smriti Rai

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

104 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
7627280743

Kaylee Ranck

Kaylee Ranck

Ph.D. Student

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

107 Financial Planning Research Center (House B)
407 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4655

Jaleesa Reed

Jaleesa Reed

Graduate Student & Teaching Assistant

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

313 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-617-2016

Shaquinta Richardson

Shaquinta L. L. Richardson

Ph.D. Candidate (MFT)

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Shaquinta Richardson is a Ph.D. candidate, Disability Studies Trainee, and Marriage and Family Therapist.

040 River’s Crossing
850 College Station Rd.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4824

Jeffrey Robert

Jeffrey Robert

Ph.D. Student

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

101 Housing and Consumer Research Center (House C)
415 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602

Liana Rodrigues

Liana Lise Rodrigues

PhD/DI Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

423-596-7708

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Hofner Doydora Rusiana

Ph.D. Student

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences


Michael Ryan

Mike Ryan

Ph.D. Student

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

n/a Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
678-717-3682

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Lubica Sabadosova

Research Scholar

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Lubica Sabadosova is a doctoral student who conducts research on the consumer behavior of college students in financial markets.

102 Housing and Consumer Research Center (House C)
415 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-949-0080

Raha Saremi

Raha Saremi

Ph.D. Candidate

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Raha is a PhD student in Polymer and Fiber Sciences.

101 Riverbend North
110 Riverbend Road
Athens, GA 30605
706-296-6368

Kristin Short

Kristin J. Short

Ph.D. Student

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

262 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602

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Brian William Simmons

Research Professional, IV

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

204 Margaret Hall
Athens, GA 20602
706-542-0586

Nicholas  Slagel

Nicholas Slagel

Ph.D. Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

128 Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
n/a

Charity  Somo

Charity Mokgaetji Somo

Graduate Research Assistant

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Charity Somo is a PhD student in marriage and family therapy.

261A Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4905

Yura Son

Yura Son

Ph.D. Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Food Science and Technology building, UGA
Athens, Georgia 30602
7063080732

Bill Stanford

Bill Stanford

Graduate Assistant

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Bill Stanford is an NBCC certified counselor and a PhD student in Human Development and Family Sciences with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy.

114 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602

Aman Sunder

Aman Sunder

Ph.D. Candidate, Graduate Assistant, and Instructor on Record

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

262 - 4 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
7853176604

Marina Tandoh

Marina Aferiba Tandoh

Ph.D. Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Ms. Marina Aferiba Tandoh is a Registered Dietitian from Ghana, and is currently a PhD student in Foods and Nutrition.

126 Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-247-1553

Michael Thomas

Michael Gene Thomas

Ph.D. Student/Graduate Assistant

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

105 Housing and Consumer Research Center (House C)
415 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4655

Kristian Travis

Kristian G Travis

Doctoral Candidate

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

3256603660

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Dyna Ty

Ph.D. Student / Graduate Assistant

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

262 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
6302359316

Temitope Walker

Temitope Aiyejorun Walker

Ph.D. Candidate

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

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

Ashley Walsdorf

Ashley Walsdorf

Doctoral Student/Research Assistant

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Center for Family Research
1095 College Station Rd.
Athens, GA 30602
706-207-0296

Kimberly Watkins

Kimberly Watkins

Ph.D. Student

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

101 Housing and Consumer Research Center (House C)
415 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4936

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Tammy Agnew Williams

Ph.D. Student

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

TBD Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
4783188177

Gregory Wilson

Greg Wilson

Ph.D. Student

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

205 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-6271

Hannah Wilson

Hannah Wilson

PhD/DI Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

219 Hoke Smith Annex
300 Carlton St.
Athens, GA 30602
(706) 542-4869

Shuangyan Wu

Shuangyan Wu

Graduate Student

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

312A Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602

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Jaeyong Yoo

Ph.D. Student

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

262 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
7065424655

Dian Yu

Dian Yu

Research Assistant

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

261 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4905