B.S. in Child and Family Development, Georgia Southern University
• Family relationships
• Child Bereavement
• Childhood trauma
Wiggins, M., Zorotovich, J., & Doolittle, A. (2020). Sociodemographic factors and self-efficacy among emerging adults. The Journal of Psychology and the Behavioral Sciences, 27, 18-24. Advance online publication.
Wiggins, M. (Accepted). Bereavement support for children in schools. Paper Presentation at the 2020 Southeastern Council on Family Relations Conference, Birmingham, Alabama.
Zorotovich, J., & Wiggins, M. (Accepted). Tales from the mentor and the mentee: Faculty-student collaborations in undergraduate student research. Workshop at the 2020 Southeastern Council on Family Relations Conference, Birmingham, Alabama.
Gordy, A., Warlick, H., Wiggins, M., & Lawton, K. (2019). Experiencing death and loss through school shootings. Poster Presentation at the Southeastern Council on Family Relations Conference. Bentonville, Arkansas.
Wiggins, M. & Zorotovich, J. (2018) Sociodemographic factors and self-efficacy among emerging adults. Poster Presentation at the Southeastern Council on Family Relations Conference. Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Children and families
Relationships and Health Lab Coordinator and Research Assistant for Josh Novak, Ph.D.
Outstanding Undergraduate Poster Presentation: Recognized for presenting at the 2018 Southeastern Council on Family Relations conference and received a monetary reward for the best undergraduate student presentation of a poster
Advanced Human Ecology Research Scholar: Recognized for presenting both nationally and at the School of Human Ecology Undergraduate Research Symposium two years in a row
Board Member of Souheastern Council on Family Relations since 2018
Anything Christopher Nolen is involved with.
“Well, well, well how the turn tables” -Michael Scott, The Office
I have a one-eyed cat named Atticus
If you could study any random thing other than HDFS/MFT, what would it be?
I would study coffee! I am fascinated by the chemistry of it and am always trying to improve my pour over techniques! When I go somewhere new, the top of my agenda is to try the best coffee in the area.
Grad School Impressions – "What has surprised you about being a graduate student?"
I have been pleasantly surprised by the community of grad school. You can bond really quickly with others when you are all going through the same really challenging transition.