117 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
workOffice Phone: 706-542-4859
HDFS 2200 & 2200H: Lifespan Development
HDFS 3700 & 3700S: Adolescent Development
HDFS 4330: Diversity in Human and Family Development
HDFS 4900: Seminar in Medical Technology, Ethics & Human Development
|Degree||Field of Study||Institution||Graduation|
|Ph.D.||Human Development and Family Science||University of Georgia`||1998|
|M.A.||Sociology||University of Georgia||1994|
Dr. Landers-Potts is interested in how socioeconomic status and overall access to tangible resources and social capital influences the success of children as they grow--particularly as it relates to their educational outcomes. Recently, she has also written, presented and taught about the effect and implications of new technologies on family members and their development.
Effects of economic stress on children/adolescents via family process pathways, the effects of electronic communication on the well-being of military youth, and the pedagogical effects of a universal, department-wide writing rubric.
Family Development, Lifespan Development, Adolescence, Diversity/Structural Inequality, Effect of Technology on Human Development
Dr. Landers-Potts teaches a service-learning section of an Adolescent Development course each semester in which students tutor students in area schools or become online wellness/peer mental health coaches to adolescents across the globe.
Adolescent Development, Economic hardship, Race-ethnicity and Child Well-Being
|Award Name||Awarded By||Year Awarded|
|Teacher of the Year||College of Family and Consumer Sciences||2010|
|Teacher of the Year||College of Family and Consumer Sciences||2013|
|UGA Student Government Association Teacher of the Year||UGA Student Government Association||2017-2018|
|UGA Service-Learning Award||UGA Office of Service-Learning||2018|
|UGA Creative Teaching Award||UGA Office of the Vice President of Instruction||2018|
|Cognella/National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) Innovations in Teaching Award||Cognella Publishing Company and National Council on Family Relations||2018|