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Kylie Larkin

MS Student

Biography

Kylie is from Church Hill, TN. She recently attended Carson-Newman University where she earned a B.S. in Child and Family Studies. Her research interests are broad but revolve predominantly around Early Childhood Education.


Education

Curriculum Vitae

M.S. University of Tennessee, Knoxville, May 2020

Master of Science in Child and Family Studies

B.S. Carson-Newman University, May 2018

Bachelor of Science in Child and Family Studies


Professional Service

Professional Organizations:

American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2018 – Present

Secretary of the CFS-Graduate Student Organization, 2019-Present

Member of the CFS-Graduate Student Organization, 2018 – Present

Kappa Omicron Nu Honors Society, 2017 – Present

Mortar Board National Honors Society, 2017 – 2018

Carson-Newman Association of the Education of Young Children, 2017 – 2018

Carson-Newman Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2016 – 2018

Certifications:

Certified Pre-K CLASS Observer, Cox Campus. Original certification: 2019

Certified CHILD Observer, Yale Child Study Center. Original certification: 2019

Certified Family and Consumer Scientist, American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) Original certification: 2018

Work Experience:

2018 – Present Graduate Research Assistant, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

May 2018 – Oct 2019 Children’s Ministry Intern, Central Baptist Church of Bearden, Knoxville, TN

January – May 2018 Preschool Weekday Intern, Central Baptist Church of Bearden, Knoxville, TN

2017 – 2018 Substitute Teacher, First Friends Preschool, First Baptist Church, Kingsport, TN

2014 – 2018 FCS Department Student Employee, Carson Newman University, Jefferson City, TN

2011 – 2018 Server, Asbury Place at Baysmont, Kingsport, TN

May – Aug 2016 Intern, Downtown Kingsport Association, Kingsport, TN


Awards and Recognitions

Carson-Newman University, 2017

Family and Consumer Sciences Departmental Service Award

Carson-Newman University, 2017

Ethel Reed Watters Scholarship

Carson-Newman University, 2017

Orlena Wagner Scholarship

Carson-Newman University, 2016

Masterson-Collins Scholarship


Publications

Whaley, H., Larkin, K., & Adkins, H. (2019). Applying the FCS body of knowledge in coursework: How six institutions incorporate components. Journal of Family & Consumer Sciences, 111(1), 52-57. doi:10.14307/JFCS111.1.52

Professional Presentations:

Thapa, S., Madrid Akpovo, S., Larkin, K. & Beltran, K. Cultural humility and Western entitlement: Uncovering the emotional “borderlands” of Nepali mentors and US mentees when constructing a mentor-mentee relationship. Submitted to the 27th Reconcepualizing Early Childhood Conference, Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Whaley, H. W., Larkin, K., & Adkins, H. (2018). Learning to blossom in a new landscape: FCS recruitment and retention strategies at Carson-Newman. Poster presented at AAFCS 2018, The 109th Annual Conference & Expo, Atlanta, GA.

Adkins, H., Larkin, K., Shull, H., Kay, A., & Duckett, P. C. (2018). Utilizing the family and consumer sciences body of knowledge in training delivery: An interdisciplinary service learning approach. Project presented at Research, Creativity & Performance Day 2018, Carson-Newman University.

Whaley, H. W., Larkin, K., & Adkins, H. (2017). Personal and family management: Incorporating the FCS body of knowledge. Poster presented at AAFCS 2017, The 108th Annual Conference & Expo, Dallas, TX.


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