Dean Emeritus Margaret A. Sitton and Dean Billie J. Collier present Dr. Bahram Arjmandi, Chair of the Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences, with a plaque honoring Dr. Arjmandi as the Margaret A. Sitton Professor for Human Sciences.
Endowed Chairs & Professorships
The Eminent Scholar Chair in Human Sciences is a chair designated for the College that is currently held by Frank Fincham in the Department of Family and Child Sciences. Dr. Fincham’s research interests include: Marriage/partnership (particularly cognitive processes involved in conflict), the impact of interparental conflict/divorce on children, forgiveness particularly in family relationships, divorce education, and relationship development.
Bahram Arjmandi, Chair of the Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences and Margaret A. Sitton Professor, is a nationally recognized nutrition researcher. Dr. Arjmandi’s research interests include: bone and calcium metabolism, osteoporosis and osteoarthritis, sterol biosynthesis, and functional food and health.
Carol A. Darling holds the Margaret Rector Sandels Professorship. She is a nationally recognized family studies scholar, recipient of FSU’s Distinguished Teaching Award, and a past president of the National Council on Family Relations. Dr. Darling’s research interests include: family stress and resilience, international family life education, human sexuality and sexuality education, cultural diversity and multicultural education.
Yun-Hwa Peggy Hsieh, Betty M. Watts Professor of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences is a distinguished researcher who holds nine patented and patent-pending technologies. Dr. Hsieh’s research interests include the development of antibodies and immunoassay for rapid detection for food quality and safety, as well as functional food research.
Kay Pasley, is the Norajane Hendrickson Professor in Family and Child Sciences and Chair of the Department of Family and Child Sciences. Dr. Pasley’s research interests include: Relational process in cohabitation, divorced and remarried families; step-parenting; fathering post-divorce, father identity and involvement, and best practices in family meditation, divorce education, and stepfamily development.
Bob Moffatt, Georgia Alice Stamford Professor of Exercise Physiology, is a nationally recognized exercise science scholar. Dr. Moffatt’s research interests include: exercise and lipoprotein metabolism, effects of cigarette smoking and cessation from smoking on energy balance and lipoprotein metabolism.
Shridhar Sathe, D.K. Salunkhe Professor of Food Science, has an astounding record of significant scholarly contributions to the field of food science. Dr. Sathe’s research interests include: physicochemical and nutritional aspects of food chemistry. Research emphasis in protein biochemistry and food allergies.