Dr. Susan Lovett

Dr. Susan B. Lovett

College of Arts & Sciences, Dean
Professor
Family Studies and Education

Office: 211 Lee Roberson Center
Office Phone: 423-493-4265
Email: lovetts@tntemple.edu

 

 

Education


  • Ed.D., Liberty University in Educational Leadership (2005)
  • Ed.S., Liberty University in Curriculum and Instruction (2004)
  • M.S., University of Alabama in Home Economics (1984)
  • B.S., University of Alabama in Home Economics (1982)
 

Academic Experiences


  • Professor of Family Studies and Education, Tennessee Temple University, 2005 to Present
  • Department Chair of Family and Consumer Sciences, Liberty University, 1995-2005
  • Home Economics Teacher, Lynchburg Christian Academy, 1994
  • Principal, Open Door Baptist School and Daycare, 1983-85
 

Teaching Specializations


  • Family Studies
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Resource Management
  • Food & Culture
  • Food Science
 

Ministry & Professional Experience


  • Commissioner with Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools
  • Pastor's Wife
  • Bible Teacher - Sunday School, Precept Ministries
  • Women's Events Speaker
  • Marriage Conference Speaker
  • Musician - Soloist, Praise Team, Choir
  • Mission Trips to New York City, Apache Indians in New Mexico, Bahama, Guatemala, Jamaica, Tanzania, Botswana
 

Publications & Presentations


  • Bridging the Gap Between Administration and Faculty. Presented at the TRACS Annual Conference (Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools), November 2011
  • FAQ #1: Will My Courses Transfer? Presented at the TRACS Annual Conference, November 2010.
  • Tracing Family and Consumer Science Curriculum Through the Century. Presented at the AAFCS Annual Conference (American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences), June 2009.
  • Privileged to sing the National Anthem at Opening Ceremony of 100th Anniversary Conference.
  • Tracing Family and Consumer Science Curriculum from 1909. Presented at the TEAFCS-TAFCS Annual Conference (Tennessee Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences - Tennessee Association of Family and Consumer Sciences), March 2009.
  • Dissertation: Family and Consumer Sciences in Higher Education: Common Elements in Undergraduate Curriculum (2005).
  • Children's Contributions to Household Activities in Single-parent and Two-parent Families (1988). Journal of Consumer Studies and Home Economics 12, 199-204.
  • Household Work Time of Dependent Minors: A Cross-Cultural Case (1985). Proceedings from Southeastern Regional Association Family Economics/ Home Management Conference.
  • Children's Contributions to Household Activities in Single-parent and Two-parent Families. Presented at the Southeastern Regional association Family Economics / Home Management 14th Annual Conference, February 1985.
 

Recognitions


  • Who's Who Among American Teachers 2001, 1998
  • Certified in Family and Consumer Sciences (CFCS), 2009
 

Family


  • Married to Danny for 30 years.
  • The mother of three children and grandmother of two grandchildren.