Eastern Illinois University Logo
Family and Consumer Sciences |

Faculty and Staff

Home

About the FCS Program

Facts and Figures

Faculty & Staff

Prospective Students

Current Students

Curriculum Information

FCS Undergraduate Program Options & Minors

Graduate Programs

Disney College Program

Student Organizations

The Café

Pantera Restaurant

Publications & Videos

Contact Us

School of Family and Consumer Sciences
Faculty/Staff Directory

Back to Listing

Dr. Lisa M Moyer

Dr. Lisa M Moyer

Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator for the Master's in FCS program

Office: 2016 - Klehm Hall
Phone: 217-581-8584
Email: lmmoyer@eiu.edu

Lisa Moyer's Vita

Dr. Moyer's research interests include intimate partner violence, childhood sexual abuse, grief and social media, and LGBTQ issues


Frequently Taught Courses

FCS 3800 - Family Life Sex Education
FCS 4840 - The Disadvantaged Family
FCS 5450 - Supervision & Administration in FCS
FCS 5901 - Statistics in FCS
FCS 4820 - Death and Dying

Education

Dr. Moyer earned her Bachelor's in Psychology from the University of Maine and her Master's and Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies from Auburn University

Professional Organizations

National Council on Family Relations
American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
Illinois Council on Family Relations
Illinois Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

Research

Intimate partner violence
Childhood sexual abuse
Facebook and grief
LGBTQ issues

Selected Publications

Simpson, L., Smith, R., Taylor, L., & Chadd, J. (2012). College debt: An exploratory study of risk factors among college freshmen.  Journal of Student Financial Aid, 42, 16-27.

Simpson, L., Taylor, L., O’Rourke, K., & Shaw, K. (2011). An analysis of consumer behavior on Black Friday.  American International Journal of Contemporary Research, 1(1), 1-5.

Taylor, L.M., & Hillyard, P. (2009). Betting on prevention: The effectiveness of the “Don’t Gamble Away Our FutureTM” gambling awareness program.  International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, 7, 250-261.

Taylor, L. (2007).  Evaluating an adolescent measure of gambling pathology.  Paradigm, 13, 12-17.

Taylor, L. & Pittman, J.F. (2005).  Sex of spouse abuse offender and directionality of abuse as predictors of personal distress, interpersonal functioning, and perceptions of family climate.  Journal of Family Violence, 20, 329-339.

Adler-Baeder, F., Pittman, J.F., & Taylor, L.  (2005).  The prevalence of marital transitions in military families.  Journal of Divorce and Remarriage, 44, 91-106.

Selected Conference Presentations

Recent conference presentations:

Moyer, L. (2014).  Every breath you take, I'll be watching you.  Invited keynote speaker for the Illinois Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, March, Bloomington, IL.

Kinkelaar, D., & Moyer, L. (2013). Under pressure: Raising a child with a disability.  Oral presentation accepted for presentation at the Illinois Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Conference, October, Charleston, IL.
 
Lindsay, T., & Moyer, L. (2013). Help!  We need somebody!  Resources for non-traditional college students.  Poster accepted for presentation at the National Council on Family Relations Conference, November, San Antonio, TX.
 
Lindsay, T., & Moyer, L. (2013). Resources for non-traditional college students.  Poster presented at the Illinois Council on Family Relations Conference, April, Champaign, IL.
 
Brooks, J., & Moyer, L. (2013, March). Domestic violence.  Poster presented at the EIU annual Showcase EIU (undergraduate research presentations) in Charleston, IL.
 
Simpson, L., Taylor, L., O’Rourke, K., Shaw, K., Bowers, J., & Reifsteck, D. (2012, June). Back in Black: Observing consumers on “Black Friday.”  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, Indianapolis, IN.

Berbaum, A., Simpson, L., O’Rourke, K., & Taylor, L. (2012). Compulsive buying behavior.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, Indianapolis, IN.
 
Taylor, L., & Ennis, S. (2011, April).  Shhh…Childhood sexual abuse: The dirty little secret.  Video and discussion session presented at the annual meeting of the Illinois Council on Family Relations, Urbana, IL.
 
Taylor, L., & Ennis, S. (2011, March).  Shhh…Childhood sexual abuse: The dirty little secret.  Video presented at the annual meeting of the Illinois Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, Chicago, IL.
 
Roberts, M., & Taylor, L. (2010, November).  Post-adoption contact in foster care adoptions: Are adoptive parents ahead of agency practices in promoting openness in adoptions? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, Minneapolis, MN.
 
Taylor, L., & Hillyard, P. (2010, February).  Teaching youth the truth: The “Don’t Gamble Away Our FutureTM”  gambling awareness program. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Illinois Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, Peoria, IL.
 

Funding & Grants

Grants
 2014    School of Family and Consumer Sciences Winkleblack Family Fund Grant to develop a poverty simulation for instructional purposes
 2014    Faculty Development Grant to attend the 2014 Dealing with Diversity Institute in Macomb, IL
 2012    Faculty Development Grant to attend a workshop at the National Council on Family Relations on“Teaching inclusively to diverse student populations”
 2010    Eastern Illinois University Redden Fund Grant to develop and produce an educational video entitled “Shhh!  Childhood sexual abuse: The dirty little secret”
 2009    School of Family and Consumer Sciences Winkleblack Family Fund Grant for research project entitled “Sexual health should not be Taboo
 2009    School of Family and Consumer Sciences Winkleblack Family Fund Grant for year four of the study entitled “Get outta my way: An analysis of shopping behavior on Black Friday
 2008    School of Family and Consumer Sciences Winkleblack Family Fund Grant to present research on female relationship violence perpetrators at the     International Association for Relationship Research Biennial Conference to present research in July, 2008
 2008    School of Family and Consumer Sciences Winkleblack Family Fund Grant for year three of the study entitled “Get outta my way: An analysis of shopping behavior on Black Friday
 2008    Eastern Illinois University Council on Faculty Research Summer Research Grant for study entitled “Predicting relationship violence type with contextual factors
 2007    School of Family and Consumer Sciences Winkleblack Family Fund Grant for year two of the study called “Get outta my way: An analysis of shopping behavior on Black Friday
 2007    Summer Research Awards, EIU Graduate School for study entitled “Get outta my way: An analysis of shopping behavior on Black Friday”
 2006    Eastern Illinois University Honors College Faculty Mentor Grant for mentoring an undergraduate student on a research project entitled “Social disadvantage and child and family resilience in South Africa”              
 2006    School of Family and Consumer Sciences Winkleblack Family Fund Grant for study entitled “Get outta my way: An analysis of shopping behavior on Black Friday

Community

Selected service positions:

Faculty Advisor for EIU Pride (2010-present)
Past Chair, Feminism and Family Studies Section, National Council on Family Relations (2011-2013)
Chair, Feminism and Family Studies Section, National Council on Family Relations (2009-2011)
Board of Directors for HOPE of East Central Illinois (2006-2012)
Faculty Senator (2010-2013)
Council on Graduate Studies (2007-2010) -- Chair, 2009-2010
Chapter Advisor for Alpha Sigma Alpha (2009-2011)
Membership Advisor for Alpha Sigma Alpha (2006-2009)

Honors and Awards
Achievement and Contribution Award in Service, Eastern Illinois University, 2013 
Faculty Mentor Award, Illinois Council on Family Relations, 2013
Outstanding Faculty Award, Annual Minority Affairs and TRiO Awards, 2012
Achievement and Contribution Award in Service, Eastern Illinois University, 2010
Ralph B. Weller Memorial Scholarship for service to the Greek community, Eastern Illinois University, 2010
Advisor of the Year Award for service to the Gamma Omega Chapter of Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority, Eastern Illinois University, 2009
Vagina Warrior Award for service to ending violence against women, Eastern Illinois University, 2008
Achievement and Contribution Award in Research, Eastern Illinois University, 2007
Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Teaching, Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Auburn University, 2004
Presidential Graduate Research Fellowship, Auburn University, 2000-2003
Graduate Research Award, Graduate School, Auburn University, 2002
First Place, Poster Presentation, Humanities Section, Graduate Student Council Research Forum, Auburn University, 2002
College of Human Sciences Quality of Life Scholarship, Auburn University, 2001
Presidential Achievement Award, University of Maine, 1999
Work Merit Scholarship, University of Maine, 1998-1999
Kappa Omicron Nu National Honor Society
Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society
Psi Chi National Honor Society in Psychology


Faculty/Staff Login to Update Info