Affiliated Associate Professor
Dr. Sedges joined the Family and Consumer Sciences Department with UT Extension in 2014. Her work as a faculty member and State Human Development Specialist address individual- and family-level well-being from a socioecological, systems-based perspective. She engages others outside of her discipline to ensure broad outreach and diverse approaches. Her expertise in community-based participatory practice translates into a strong ability to establish and elevate mission-driven networks of interdisciplinary groups.
- Human Development across the lifespan
- Family and Friend Relationships
- Mental Health
- Community-based engagement
- Farmer Stress
Doctorate, Child Development and Family Studies, University of Tennessee Knoxville, 2010