Tiny house article earns faculty member, grad student Best Paper award

March 22nd, 2018 Contact: Lilia Gomez-Lanier  |  706-542-8777  | More about Lilia

An article written by faculty member and recent graduate from the department of textiles, merchandising and interiors received the Best Paper in Housing award by the Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal.

Faculty member Lilia Gomez-Lanier and recent FACS graduate Jasmine Ford were recognized for their article “Are Tiny Homes Here to Stay? A Review of Literature on the Tiny House Movement,” published in the June issue of the journal.

The criteria for the Best Paper selection in each of the sub disciplines is: originality and importance of the topic, strength of the methodology and results, and implications for a lasting contribution to family and consumer sciences.

Gomez-Lanier and Ford will present their article at the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences annual conference and expo in Atlanta in June.

Ford is now employed with J.W. York Homes, a builder and general contractor in Athens.

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