Ph.D. Auburn University, Family Studies, 1996
M.S. Auburn University, Marriage & Family Therapy, 1989
B.A. State University of NY, Psychology, 1983
A.A.S. Jamestown Community College,NY Human Services, 1981
My interests lie in the areas of adult development and adult relationships. In my roles as classroom instructor, Director of Undergraduate Programs and Director of Undergraduate Internships, my overarching passion is to provide our students with the knowledge, skills and learning experiences that will best prepare them for success in accomplishing their post-graduation goals whether that involves establishing a career in a human-service related profession or successfully entering graduate school.
HDFS 3050 – Adult Development and Aging
HDFS 3080 – Development of Interpersonal Relationships
HDFS 4520 – Dying, Death and Bereavement
HDFS 4670 – Parent Education
HDFS 4920 – Internship in HDFS
2018 National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) Certificate of Merit – Faculty Advising
2017 Auburn University Outstanding Advisor Award – Faculty Advisor
2016 Recipient, Gary Brown ePortfolio Project Faculty Cohort Award
Licensed Alabama Marriage and Family Therapy (LMFT #374)
Cordie, L., Sailors, J., Barlow, B. & Kush. J.S. (2019). Constructing a professional identity:
Connecting college and career through ePortfolios. International Journal of ePortfolio, 9(1),
Bubb, R., Sailors, J., Wilbanks, S., Vollenweider, M., Cumbie, E., & **Ferry, H. (October, 2018).
Professional Development through Reflective Student ePortfolios. In W. Altman, L. Stein, & J.
E. Westfall (Eds.). Essays from E-xcellence in Teaching (Vol. 18, pp. 50-53). Retrieved from
the Society for the Teaching of Psychology Web site:
Sailors, J., Cordie, L., Barlow, B. & Kush, J. (2018, June). Tell me about yourself. Presentation
at the 14th International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference, Auburn, AL.
Sailors, J., Bubb, R., Wilbanks, S., Vollenweider, M. and Cumbie, E. (2017, January).
Successful ePortfolio development across the HDFS undergraduate curriculum. Poster
presentation at Conversations in Celebration of Teaching, Auburn University, AL.