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Valerie L Giddings

Associate Professor/Chairperson

Valerie L Giddings
College
College of Ag & Environ Sciences

Department
Family and Consumer Sciences

Contact
Benbow Hall 102
Education
B.S.Clothing and Textiles / Bennett College
M.S.Clothing Textiles & Related Art / Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Ph.D.Apparel and Textiles, General / Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Research Interests

Housing and Aging-in-Place, Obesity Prevention and Overall Human Health and Well-Being, Anthropometric Morphology and Apparel Fit, Cultural Aspects of Functional and Aesthetic Design, African American Dress and Adornment, and Academic Program Assessment

External URL

https://www.ncat.edu/caes/departments/fcs/index.html

Recent Publications

  • Sharon Cook, Meeshay Williams-Wheeler, Valerie Giddings (2014). (Utilizing a Community-Based Participatory Research Model to Enhance Health Promotion in a Rural African American Community). (5) 1, pp. 6 . International Journal of Humanities Social Sciences and Education.
  • Bernice Karlton-Senaye, Reza Tahergorabi, Valerie Giddings, Salam Ibrahim (2015). (Effect of gums on viability and $β$-galactosidase activity of Lactobacillus spp. in milk drink during refrigerated storage). (1) 50, pp. 32–40. International Journal of Food Science & Technology.
  • Kathleen Parrott, Sung Jin Lee, Valerie Giddings, Sheryl Robinson (2017). (Educational needs and opportunities with aging adults: Listening to limited resource elderly homeowners). (1) 55, pp. https://www.joe.org/joe/2017february/rb3.php. Journal of Extension.
  • Sung Jin Lee, Kathleen Parrott, Valerie Giddings, Sheryl Robinson, Gene Brown (2017). (Home modifications for North Carolina low-income elderly homeowners aging in place). (4) 109, pp. 26-32. Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences.
  • Sung Jin Lee, Daejin Kim, Kathleen Parrott, Valerie Giddings, Sheryl Robinson (2017). (Perceptions on residential environments for urban low-income elderly homeowners aging in place). (1-2) 44, pp. 4-21. Housing and Society.
  • Sung Jin Lee, Daejin Kim, Suk-Kyung Kim, Kathleen Parrott, Valerie Giddings, Sheryl Robinson (2019). (Emerging themes on aging in place from low-income elderly renters ). (2) 46, pp. 110-127. Housing and Society.
  • Sung Jin Lee, Daejin Kim , Kathleen Parrott, Valerie Giddings, S Robinson (2019). (Financial and Health Challenges of Low-Income Elderly Homeowners Aging in Place). (2) 111, pp. 31-42. Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences .
  • Daejin Kim, Sung Jin Lee, Suk-Kyung Kim, Valerie Giddings, Sheryl Robinson (2019). (Home environmental barriers for low-income older renters: An empirical study with the aging-in-place perspective). (1) 36, pp. 15-34. Journal of Architectural and Planning Research.
  • Elizabeth Hopfer, Sung Jin Lee, Valerie Mcmillan, Valerie Giddings (2020). (FCS and Social Entrepreneurship: Partners in Crisis). (4) 112, pp. 61-64. Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences.
  • Kathleen Parrott, Sung Jin Lee, Daejin Kim, Shirley Robinson, Valerie Giddings (2020). (The role of informal support systems in residential environments for low-income older renters: an exploratory study). https://doi.org/10.1080/08882746.2020.1839841, Housing and Society.