|Degree||Field of Study||Institution||Graduation|
|M.S.Ed.||Higher Education and Student Affairs||Baylor University||May 2015|
My research interests include financial education, financial literacy, and financial stress among graduate students. Alarmingly high graduate student attrition rates are attributed in large part to financial stress among this unique population. I am interested in identifying root issues in financial stress among graduate students and developing financial education opportunities to empower graduate students toward the completion of their degrees. I am also interested in financial behavior and stress surrounding student loans, specifically in student loan repayment selection following graduation.
My current research focuses on determinants of and interventions for financial stress among graduate students. Currently I am working with a data sample collected from graduate students at the University of Georgia through my graduate assistantship with the Graduate Financial Education Program within the UGA Graduate School.
Graduate Financial Education Program: Develop financial education curriculum and present to graduate students at the University of Georgia. Topics include:
|Award Name||Awarded By||Year Awarded|
|Foundation Scholarship||Family and Consumer Sciences||2018|
|Virginia Wilbanks Kilgore Scholarship||Family and Consumer Sciences||2017|
|Foundation Scholarship||Family and Consumer Sciences||2017|
|New Professional of the Year||Division of Student Affairs||2016|
Short, K. J., Goetz, J. W., Cude, B. J., Sperling, L., Welch-Devine, M., & Chatterjee, S. (in press). A case for graduate student financial education. College Student Journal.
Dr. Joseph Goetz (Chair)