Graduate Student (Ph.D) Directory

Name Job Title / Department Contact

Jerard L Adams

Research Assistant

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

261 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
678-561-5095

Leslie A. Anderson

Ph.D. MFT Student and Graduate Research 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.

114 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602

Sorita Ann

Teaching Assistant

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

I am a Ph.D student in human development and family science with the emphasis on marriage and family therapy.

Sanford Dr
Athens, GA 30602
3104315686

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 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

Alp Aytuglu

Ph.D Student and Research Assistant

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Alp Aytuglu is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Human Development and Family Science.

375 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
7065424874

Dayoung Bae

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Center for Family Research
1095 College Station Rd.
Athens, GA 30602
706-425-2992

Darci Bell

Ph.D. Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

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

Josh L Boe

Doctoral Candidate and Graduate Research Assistant

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

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

Hoke Smith Annex
300 Carlton St.
Athens, GA 30602

Jovan S Burton

Student

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

3220 Telford Terrace
Atlanta, Georgia (GA) 30331
4047365355

Jamie Lynn Minton Byram

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

Yasemin Cava Tadik

Ph.D Candidate

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.

375 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602

Carolina R Cawthon

PhD Candidate

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

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

Pan Ju Chen

Ph.D. Student

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences


Youngjoo Choung

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

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 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

Betsy Rose Cogan

PhD Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

161 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
651-528-3138

Lauren Coheley

Ph.D. Candidate

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

Marty Cotwright

Ph.D. Student

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences


Sha'Mira Covington

Ph.D. Student, Teaching Assistant

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Sha'Mira is a fashion, media, and ethnic* studies scholar.

312A Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
(609) 992-4400

Holly F Craig

PhD Studenet

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

136 River’s Crossing
850 College Station Rd.
Athens, GA 30602
6786620473

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

Michael G. Curtis

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Michael Curtis is a Ph.D student in Human Development & Family Studies with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy.

373 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602

Yiyi Dai

Ph.D Student & Research Assistant

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

261E Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
7065422305

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

Malika Dhakhwa

Ph.D. Student

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

7624366808

Erinn Bernstein Duprey

Ph.D. Candidate

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.

Pound Hall Room 208

706-542-2972

Emilie Ellis

Doctoral Student

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Émilie Ellis is a doctoral student and graduate research assistant at the Center for Family Research.

100 Center for Family Research
1095 College Station Rd.
Athens, GA 30602

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

Meredith Farnsworth

Graduate Assistant

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

4236189227

Megan Ford

ASPIRE Clinic Coordinator

Office of the Dean, Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics, Human Development and Family Science

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

Ph.D. Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

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

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

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

Alexey Gruzd

PhD Student & Graduate Research Assistant

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

101 Riverbend North
110 Riverbend Road
Athens, GA 30605

Landry Goodgame Huffman

Ph.D. Student & Graduate Research Assistant

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Landry Goodgame is a Ph.D. student studying youth risk & resilience with the Youth Development Institute.

105 Foster Rd.
Athens, GA 30606
7708619131

Katherine Ingerson

PhD Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Katherine Ingerson is a PhD Student and Peer Nutrition Educator Practicum Instructor

Bolton Administration Office
Athens, Georgia 30602
706-542-7313

Yuta Ishikawa

Ph.D. Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

R.C. Wilson, 250 West Green Street
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-1876

Shafiqul Islam

PhD Student & Graduate Assistant

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

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

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

Danah Jeong

Ph.D. Student

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

4044294956

Portia Johnson

Ph.D. Student

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

205 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
404-988-3484

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

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

Amber Kelley

Ph.D. MFT Student and Graduate Research Assistant

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

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

Jiyoung Kim

Ph.D. Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

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

Seongsu David Kim

Ph.D. Student

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

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

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

PhD/DI Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

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

Caroline Kopot

PhD Candidate & Graduate Assistant

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

363 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
2069920222

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

Mel Kutner

Graduate Research Assistant

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Aderhold Hall

7035093072

Eun Jin Kwak

Ph.D. Student

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602

Allie Lindke

PhD/DI Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

169 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
4192062772

Sihong Liu

Ph.D. Candidate

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Sihong Liu is a doctoral student with an interest in early adversity and resilience among youths.

105 Foster Road
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4874

Anuradhi Liyanapathiranage

PhD Student & Graduate Research Assistant

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

104 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602

Chansophal Mak

Research Assistant

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Sophal is a doctorate student and a research assistant at Human Development and Family Science Department with Special Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy.

373 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-207-3823

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

Taylor Nicole Newman

PhD/DI Student

Extension and Outreach, Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

128 Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
8502129775

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

Kimberly Osborne

Graduate Research Assistant

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

Ph.D. Student/Graduate Assistant

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences


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 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 Eric Pettit

Graduate Research Assistant

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

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

221 Hoke Smith Annex
300 Carlton St.
Athens, GA 30602
7065429004

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
706-542-4939

Smriti Rai

PhD Student & Graduate Assistant

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

104 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602

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

Ph.D. Candidate & Graduate Teaching Assistant

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

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

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 Lise Rodrigues

PhD/DI Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

161 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
423-596-7708

Aditi Routh

Ph.D. Student

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

+1-7067159039

Hofner Doydora Rusiana

Ph.D. Student

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences


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

Jo Shieh

Ph.D. Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

208 Food Science Building
Athens, GA 30602

Kristin J. Short

Ph.D. Student

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Kristin is a doctoral student who conducts research on graduate student financial stress and education

262 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602

Brian William Simmons

Research Professional, IV

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

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

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 Mokgaetji Somo

Doctoral Candidate (MFT Emphasis)

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

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

261A Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
4234907760

Yura Son

Ph.D. Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

208 Food Science Bldg
Athens, Georgia 30602

Bill Stanford

Research 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.

221 Hoke Smith Annex
300 Carlton St.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-9004

Marina Aferiba Tandoh

Ph.D. Candidate

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 Gene Thomas

Lecturer

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Michael G. Thomas Jr. is an accredited financial counselor and Ph.D. candidate with a passion for understanding how to improve the financial well-being of households regardless of socio-economic status.

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

Kristian G Travis

Doctoral Student

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

221 Hoke Smith Annex
300 Carlton St.
Athens, GA 30602
7065429004

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

Ashley Walsdorf

Doctoral Student/Research Assistant

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

114 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
920-286-2205

Kimberly Watkins

Ph.D. Student

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

101 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4936

Beth Weigle

PhD Student & Graduate Teaching Assistant

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

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

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

PhD/DI Student

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

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

Shuangyan Wu

PhD Student & Graduate Assistant

Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

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

Hamed Yaghoobian

Teaching Asistant

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

201 D. W. Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
7063085838

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

Graduate Research Assistant

Human Development and Family Science

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dian is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Human Development and Family Science.

261 C Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-248-5777