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
• Improving the effectiveness of community education programs
• Enhancing couple well-being and functioning
• Assessing the influence of mindfulness on relational well-being
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
Alabama Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education Initiative
Children’s Trust Fund Evaluation Project
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.