Valerie L. Giddings

TitleAssociate Professor

DepartmentFamily and Consumer Sciences

Phone336-334-7850

Emailvlgiddin@ncat.edu

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

OfficeBenbow Hall
Room: 102

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Valerie L. Giddings

Education

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  Kim,  Daejin  Kim,  Suk-Kyung  Parrott,  Kathleen  Giddings,  Valerie  Robinson,  Sheryl   ( 2019).  Emerging themes on aging in place from low-income elderly renters .    Housing and Society.

Parrott,  Kathleen   Lee,  Sung Jin  Giddings,  Valerie  Robinson,  Sheryl  ( 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.

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

Lee,  Sung Jin  Kim,  Daejin  Parrott,  Kathleen  Giddings,  Valerie  Robinson,  Sheryl   ( 2017).  Perceptions on residential environments for urban low-income elderly homeowners aging in place.  ( 1-2,  44,  pp. 4-21).   Housing and Society.