Julianne McGill Ph.D.
Assistant Research Professor
Julianne McGill  headshot

262 Spidle Hall

Auburn University
College of Human Sciences
261 Mell Street
Auburn, AL 36849

(334) 844-3189



Fun Facts
Hobbies/hidden talents?
Cross stitching; Swimming

Reggie, our pug

If you could study any random thing other than HDFS, what would it be?

Ph.D. Auburn University, Human Development and Family Studies, 2016
M.S. Auburn University, Human Development and Family Studies, 2012
B.S. Auburn University, Human Development and Family Studies, 2010
Research Interest
• Improving the effectiveness of community education programs
• Enhancing couple well-being and functioning
• Assessing the influence of mindfulness on relational well-being
Courses Taught
HDFS 4760 Parent Education
2016       C. L. “Shot” Senn Fellowship
2014-2015   Auburn University’s Outstanding Doctoral Student
2014       NCFR’s Education & Enrichment Section Student Proposal Award
Research Projects
Alabama Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education Initiative
Children’s Trust Fund Evaluation Project

Selected Publications
McElwain, A., McGill, J., & *Savasuk-Luxton, R. (in press). Youth relationship education: A meta-analysis. Child and Youth Care Forum.

McGill, J., & Adler-Baeder, F. (2017). The effects of teaching relationship education on family life educators. Journal of Human Sciences and Extension, 5, 82-98.

Adler-Baeder, F., Garneau, C. L., Vaughn, B.., McGill, J., Ketring, S. A., & Smith, T. (2016). The influence of parents’ participation in relationship education on vulnerable preschooler’s social competence. Family Process. doi: 10.1111/famp.12267

McGill, J., Adler-Baeder, F., Bradford, A. B., Kerpelman, J., Ketring, S. A., & Sollie, D. (2016). The role of relational instability on individual and partner outcomes following couple relationship education participation. Family Relations. doi:10.1111/fare.12201

McGill, J., Adler-Baeder, F., & *Rodriguez, P. (2016). Mindfully in love: A meta-analysis of the association between mindfulness and relationship satisfaction. Journal of Human Sciences and Extension, 4, 89-101.