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Jody Roubanis, Ed.D., C.F.C.S.

Professor

Dr. Jody Roubanis studied dietetics and food administration at California State University, where she earned her teaching credential in family and consumer sciences. She completed her masters and doctorate degrees at North Carolina State University while she was teaching at Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina. Her most recent scholarship focuses on the ethics promoted in the family and consumer sciences body of knowledge. Roubanis is passionate about helping youth realize their potential through faith and career opportunities. She is blessed with a wonderful husband and twin boys.
 

Education

  • Ed.D., North Carolina State University
  • M.S., North Carolina State University
  • B.S., California State University Long Beach

Courses Taught

  • Human Development – FCS 150
  • Personal and Consumer Financial Management – FCS 230

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Elected American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) Nominating Committee chair, 2015 – 2016, 2016 – 2017
  • Consultant, American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences, Washington, D.C., 2008 – present
  • Led the AAFCS Code of Ethics Reflection Team that developed the AAFCS Code of Ethics 2013 Changes
  • Elected VP of Communication California Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2011 – 2013
  • Appointed Ethic Committee member for AAFCS, 2011 – 2014 and chair, 2012 – 2013

Dissertations, Presentations, and Publications

  • Roubanis, J. L. (2016). Heart of the FCS Body of Knowledge: Relational ethic. Journal of Family & Consumer Sciences, 108(5) 31-36.
  • Roubanis, J. L. (2016). Introduction. In C. L. Anderson, S. S. Hall, C. J. Makela, & L.A. Myers (Series Eds.), Family and Consumer Sciences Compendium Series: Vol. 2. Ethics in Family and Consumer Sciences. Alexandria, VA: American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences.
  • Roubanis, J. L. (2016). The Body of Knowledge: What is in a name? Journal of Family & Consumer Sciences, 108(1) 68-70.
  • Roubanis, J. L. (2015). FCS-BOK: Are all the cross-cutting themes essential? Journal of Family & Consumer Sciences, 107(4) 54-55.
  • Roubanis, J. L. (2014). Making fruit salad of the profession. Journal of Family & Consumer Sciences, 106(3) 72, 62.
  • Roubanis, J.L. (2013) FCS Template to communicate the profession: Technical skills, lens, and action. Journal of Family & Consumer Sciences, 3(105) 47-50.
  • Roubanis, J.L. (2013). Professional ethics: It is all in the code. Journal of Family & Consumer Sciences, 3(105) 54-55.
  • Roubanis, J.L. (2013). Revised AAFCS Code of Ethics: How it came about. Journal of Family & Consumer Sciences, 3(105) 51-53.
  • Roubanis, J. L. (2012). The ethics of care: A feminist approach to human security. [Review of the book The ethics of care: A feminist approach to human security]. Journal of Family & Consumer Sciences, 104(2), 57-58.
  • Roubanis, J. L. (2008). Comparison of environmentally responsible consumerism and voluntary simplicity lifestyle between U.S. and Japanese female college students. Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal, 37(2), 210-18.