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Heather Whaley , PhD, CFCS
Position: Associate Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences
Campus Phone: 865-471-3297
Campus Box: 71902
PhD, The University of Tennessee
MS, The University of Tennessee
BSHE, The University of Tennessee
Dr. Whaley teaches Human Development through the Lifespan; Professional Orientation; Senior Seminar; Family Science; Introduction to Family and Consumer Sciences Education (FCSE); and Methods of Teaching FCSE; and she supervises students in FCSE at the secondary level.
Her specialty area is secondary Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) education, and her areas of interest include student development and maintaining FACS education in public schools. Dr. Whaley’s research areas are sexual harassment prevention in the workplace and training design.
Dr. Whaley is a member of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences and the National Council on Family Relations.
She is a native Tennessean whose places of residence include Utah and Virginia. She enjoys spending time with her Lhasa Apso puppies and family, reading, and cooking.