Graduate Studies

Department of Dietetics, Fashion Merchandising, and Hospitality - 2010-2011

Department Chairperson:  Karen  R. Greathouse
Department Office:  Knoblauch Hall 140
Department Telephone: (309) 298-1085 Fax: (309) 298-2688

Graduate Faculty

  • Karen R. Greathouse, Ph.D., Kansas State University
  • Erskine R. Smith, Ph.D., University of Tennessee

Associate Graduate Faculty
Associate Professors

  • Sheryl Boston, M.S., Western Illinois University
  • Lorri Kanauss, M.S., Western Illinois University
  • Janice King, M.S., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
  • Laura H. McArthur, Ph.D., University of California-Davis

Assistant Professors

  • Susan Creasey, M.B.A., Western Illinois University
  • Janet Evenson, Ph. D., University of Nebraska
  • Heejun Kim, Ph.D., University of Illinois-Carbondale
  • Mijeong Noh, Ph.D., Auburn University

Course Descriptions

450G Professional Workshops in Family and Consumer Sciences (Home Economics). (1–3) These courses are intended to meet the needs of Family and Consumer Sciences majors and minors and others interested in the field and are offered in the following topic areas: (1) healthy cooking, (2) herbal/dietary supplements, (3) sports nutrition, and (4) weight management.