Jennifer McMillen

Jennifer McMillen

Associate Professor, Food and Nutrition; Director, Meredith Honors Program

115 Joyner

(919) 760-8765


Dr. McMillen graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Marshall University, received her master’s degree in Nutrition from Meredith College, and her doctoral degree in Nutrition from the North Carolina State University. She is currently an Associate 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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