Valerie J. Mcmillan

TitleAssociate Professor

DepartmentFamily and Consumer Sciences



OfficeBenbow Hall
Room: 111

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Valerie J. Mcmillan


Ph D: Human Development and Family Studies, Iowa State University, 1994

MAED: Elementary Counseling, South Carolina State University, 1990

BS: Child Development/Early Childhood Education, South Carolina State University, 1986

Research Interests

Dr. McMillan has research experience in child and family nutrition and eating patterns, culturally responsive practices and assessments, family involvement, parent education, and teacher beliefs and classroom practices.

Recent Publications

Mcmillan, Valerie  Lynch, Patricia  Kelkar, Vinaya  Moore, Havalah  (2016).  Factors Influencing Parents’ Eating Behaviors: Insights for Childhood Nutritional Intake.  (2,  4,  pp. 219-225).  International Journal of Advanced Nutritional and Health Sciences.

Williams-Wheeler, Meeshay  Mcmillan, Valerie  Guy, Thurman  (2016).  Applying Bloom's Taxonomy to Assess an Undergraduate Gardening Education Curriculum for Young Children.