Family and Consumer Sciences Faculty
Deborah Tippett, professor and head of the Department of Human Environmental Sciences, has been on the Meredith faculty since 1987.
Tippett is the co-author of Teen Life: Living, Learning, and Caring, which was just released in the sixth edition. She has made presentations to groups in Colorado, Florida, Indiana, New Jersey, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia and North Carolina. She is a national officer with Kappa Omicron Nu Honor Society and has been a national officer with the Council of Administrators in Family and Consumer Sciences, the Family and Consumer Sciences Education Association and a past governing board member of NC-Association for the Education of Young Children.
Tippett has received awards such as Regional Teacher of the Year and the Meredith College President’s Award for Excellence. In the spring of 1998, she was awarded the Excellence in Teaching Award at Meredith College, which is an award nominated by the students of the college.
Degrees Held: B.S., M.S. and Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Courses Taught:Marriage and Family Relationships, Global Questions: Needs of Families, and Methods of Teaching Family and Consumer Sciences
Research Interests: Early adolescent development, textbook censorship and global families.
Contact: Dr. Deborah Tippett, department head, at (919) 760-8395
or Martin 205, (919) 760-8325, firstname.lastname@example.org
Nina Crawford Bostic, assistant professor in FCS and FMD, has been at Meredith since 2006. She has ten years experience with North Carolina Cooperative Extension, and is a loyal Meredith Alum.
Degrees Held: B.S. in Fashion Merchandising and Design, B.S. in Business Management from Meredith College, M.S. in Extension Education from North Carolina State University, Ph.D. in Occupational Education with an emphasis in fashion merchandising at North Carolina State University.
Research Interest: Green/Sustainable Fashion, Costumes, and Psychology of Cloth.
Contact: 208 Martin, (919) 760-2897, email@example.com.