Diann Moorman

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

Associate Professor


Degree Field of Study Institution Graduation
Ph.D. Family Policy Iowa State University 2006
M.S. Family Resource Management Iowa State University 1999
B.A. Psychology/Sociology Iowa State University 1988


  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
  • Bankruptcy
  • Low-income households
  • Single-parent households
  • Teenage-mother households


Family Economic Environment (FHCE 2100), Introductory Consumer Economics (FHCE 3100), Consumer Decisions: Home and Market (FHCE 3150), Introduction to Personal Finance (FHCE 3200), Consumer Protection (FHCE 5100/7100), Professional Seminar and Internship Orientation (FHCE 5900), Housing and Consumer Economics Internship (FHCE 5910)


Lectures available at: http://www.slideshare.net/diann


Skobba, K., Moorman, D., & Meyers, D. (2020) The cost of early independence: Unmet material needs among college students with homeless or foster care histories.  Journal of Adolescent Research, Spring 2021. (accepted – Spring 2021).

Moorman, D. (2020).  Providing conditions in which they can learn—teaching during the COVID-10 pandemic.  Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, Spring 2021.  (accepted)

Moorman, D. & Wicks-Smith, D. (2012). Poverty discrimination revealed through student peer evaluations. College Student Journal, 46,1, 141-148

Palmer, L., Bliss, D., Goetz, J., & Moorman, D. (2010). Improving financial awareness among college students: Assessment of a financial management project. College Student Journal, 44, 659-676.

Palmer, L., Bliss, D. L., Goetz, J. W., & Moorman, D.C. (2010).  Helping
Undergraduates Discover the Value of A Dollar through Self-Monitoring.  American Journal of Business Education, 3(7), 103-108

Palmer, L., J. W. Goetz, & Moorman D. C. (2008).  Development of a multi-item spending behavior assessment: An application of the Transtheoretical Model of change. Journal of Consumer Education, 25, 17-31.

Moorman, D., & Garasky, S. (2008).  Consumer debt repayment behavior as a precursor to bankruptcy. Journal of Family Economic Issues, 29,219-233.

James, R., & Moorman, D. (2007). Bringing an emerging consumer issue to the classroom: The Bisphenol-A (BPA) controversy. Journal of Consumer Education, 24, 53-62.  

Moorman, D., & Clark. K. (2012, March). Student learning styles and personality types: Their implications for teaching. Paper presented at Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Commons (SoTL) Conference, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA.  

Moorman, D., & Wickes-Smith, D. (2012). Poverty discrimination revealed through student peer evaluations. College Student Journal, 461, 141-148.

Moorman, D., & Wickes-Smith, D. (2010, Obesity in the classroom: Raising faculty awareness of students’ biases toward their overweight classmates.  Paper presented at the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Commons Conference, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA.

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