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Valerie L Giddings

Associate Professor/Chair

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
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

  • Valerie Giddings, Daejin Kim , Sung Jin Lee (2019). (Financial and Health Challenges of Low-Income Elderly Homeowners Aging in Place). (2) 111, pp. 31-42 ). Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences .
  • Valerie Giddings, Daejin Kim, Sung Jin Lee (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.
  • Valerie Giddings, Daejin Kim, Suk-Kyung Kim, Sung Jin Lee, Kathleen Parrott, Sheryl Robinson (2019). (Emerging themes on aging in place from low-income elderly renters ). (2) 46, pp. 110-127 ). Housing and Society.
  • Valerie Giddings, Sung Jin Lee, Kathleen Parrott, 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.
  • Gene Brown, Valerie Giddings, Sung Jin Lee, Kathleen Parrott, Sheryl Robinson (2017). (Home modifications for North Carolina low-income elderly homeowners aging in place). (4) 109, pp. 26-32 ). Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences.
  • Valerie Giddings, Daejin Kim, Sung Jin Lee, Kathleen Parrott, 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.
  • Valerie Giddings, Salam Ibrahim, Bernice Karlton-Senaye, Reza Tahergorabi (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.
  • Sharon Cook, Valerie Giddings, Meeshay Williams-Wheeler (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.