Valerie L. Giddings

TitleAssociate Professor

DepartmentFamily and Consumer Sciences



OfficeCharles H. Moore Ag Research Building
Room: B-16

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Valerie L. Giddings


Ph D: Apparel and Textiles, General, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1991

MS: Clothing Textiles & Related Art, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1982

BS: Clothing and Textiles, Bennett College, 1980

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

Recent Publications

Lee, Sung Jin  Parrott, Kathleen  Giddings, Valerie  Robinson , Sheryl   (2017).  Home modifications for North Carolina low-income elderly homeowners aging in place.  (4,  109,  pp. 26-32).  Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences.