Ph.D. Family Environment; Iowa State
M.S. Family Environment; Iowa State University, 1981
B.S.Ed Home Economics Education; Illinois State
Merchandising 150, 250, 266,
350, 362, 450 and 466
and Environmental Design
Accessibility and Universal Design
Housing Needs and
Memken, J.A. (2012).
Direct Marketing Association, In
Mallers, M.H. and Reibolt, W. (eds.) The Encyclopedia
of Consumer Safety and Protection. ABC-CLIO Publishing, Santa Barbara, CA.
S.R., Cook, C.C., Memken, J.A., (2009). Evidence of a Housing Decision Chain in
Rural Community Vitality. Rural Sociology. 74(1), 113-137.
Campbell, N. and Memken,
J.A. (2007). Accessible housing
availability for the growing U.S.
population. Housing and Society 34(1),
Niemeyer, S. Cook, C., Memken, J.A., White, B.J. and
Crull, S. (2007). Local housing and
service decisions: planning for aging
adults in rural communities, Journal of Housing for the Elderly. 20(4),
Yust, B.L., Laux, S.C., Bruin,
M.J., Crull, S.R., Memken, J.A., White, B.J., Cook, C.C., and
Niemeyer, S.M. (2006) Housing needs in rural communities, Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences. 98(4),
R.E., Cullen, R.W., Memken, J.A., and Nnakwe, N.E. (2006).
refrigeration and freezer practices and attitudes of consumers in Peoria and
surrounding counties. Journal of Food Protection. 69(7),
Higgett, N. & Memken,
J.A. (2002). Understanding Neighborhoods, Housing and Society.
Yust, B.L. and Memken, J.A. (2001).
Housing as an indicator of Rural Vitality: The
Methodology. Housing and Society. 27(2),
Memken, J.A., Garber-Dyar, C. and
Crull, S. (1997). Space Planning-Curriculum for an introductory
housing course. Housing and Society. 24(3),
Wiser, N.A., Shane, J.M.,
McGuigan, A.T., Memken, J.A. & Olsson, P.J.
(1997). The effects of a group nutrition
education program on nutrition knowledge, nutrition status, and quality of life
in hemodialysis patients. Journal of Renal Nutrition. 7, 187-193.
Memken, J.A. and Canabal, M. (1995).
From the Guest Editors. Journal of Family and Economic Issues. 15, 297-300.
Memken, J.A., and Canabal,
M. (1995). Housing tenure/structure and crowding among
Latino households. Journal of Family and Economic Issues.
Memken, J.A., and Canabal,
M. (1994). Determinants of housing quality among
minorities, Housing and Society. 21(2), 3-15.
Garber-Dyar, C., Golwitzer, N.,
and Memken, J.A. (1994). The inclusion of codes and
standards in interior design curriculum of Colleges and University
Home Economics Programs. Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences. 65(3), 38-42.
Canabal, M. and Memken, J.A. (1993).
Minority households and the risk of serious
housing problems. Social Science Research in Housing, 1, 23-38.
Memken, J.A., Johnson, J., and
Vance, K. (1990). The importance of housing education in
the secondary home economics curriculum, Housing and Society, 16(3), 37-46.
Memken, J.A., Morris, E.W. &
Winter, M. (1988). The use of event history
data in mobility studies, Housing and
Society, 15(1), 94-104.
Memken, J.A., & Stalnaker,
A. (1987). A comparison of multiple regression and probit analysis in testing an
explanatory model of propensity to move, Housing
and Society, 14(3), 67-79.
J.A. and Gobtop, S.M. (2005). Residential Space Planning, In Merrill, J.
(ed.). Introduction to Housing. New
York: Prentice Hall.
Memken, J.A. et al. (1995).
Comparison of at-risk groups using NC-178 Data,
In Winter, M. and Morris, E.W.
(eds.) Households at Risk of Serious
Housing Problems in the North Central Region. St. Paul, MN:
University of Minnesota Press.
Combs, E.R. & Memken,
J.A. (1990). Information Sources for Housing Research, In Tremblay, K. &
Lindamood, S. (eds.) Social Aspects of
Housing: Research Issues and
Opportunities. College Station,
TX: American Association of Housing
Student Group Advisement
Faculty Advisor for the FCS
Student Career Conference, a regional career conference for students in Family
and Consumer Sciences, held annually in Chicago, IL.
Other Professional Experience
Associate Professor – Illinois
State University, Normal, Illinois, 1987-2009
Coordinator, Department of Family and Consumer Sciences 1988-2000
Director, Housing Education and Research Association, Bozeman, Montana
for the Study of Aging, Illinois State University, 1993-1996
Assistant Professor, University
of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1983-1987
Junior High Home Economics
Teacher, Bloomington Junior High School, Bloomington, Illinois, 1978-80