Jennifer McMillen

Jennifer McMillen

Assistant Professor, Food and Nutrition; Graduate Program Director Nutrition; Director, Meredith Honors Program

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Dr. McMillen graduated with a bachelors degree from Marshall University, received her masters degree in Nutrition from Meredith College, and her doctoral degree in Nutrition from the North Carolina State University. She is currently an Assistant Professor at Meredith College in the Department of Nutrition, Health, and Human Performance and the Co-director of the college’s campus-wide Honors Program.  Her teaching experience includes graduate level research method, sustainable food systems, cultural food practices, and lifecycle nutrition. Her research background and interests include garden education, intuitive eating practices in college students, SoTL using reflection to improve student engagement and learning outcomes, curriculum development, and mixed methods research focused on one-on-one and group interviews, cognitive interviews, and survey development and validation.

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