Fort Valley State University  

Johnson, Linda D

Family and Consumer Sciences
Myers Hall, Rm. 212
(478) 825-6933
(478) 822-1015

Executive Director, FVSU Head Start; Project Director, FVSU Pre-K Program Grant; Center Sponsor for CACFP Grant, Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning; Member, Board of Directors, L.E.A.P., SciencePrep Think Tank (in collaboration with Florida State University: Charter Member, FCS-DIA Distance Education Alliance).

Faculty Bio

A.A. - Biology, Coahoma Junior College 1969.
B.S. - Home Economics (Dietetic Option),Mississippi State University 1971.
M.S. - Human Nutrition, Mississippi State University 1974
Certificate, Gerontology, Florida State University 1998.
PhD. - Human Sciences, Florida State University 2001.


Rehm, M.L., Allison, B.N. and Johnson, L.D. The Internet and Critical Issues for Families. Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences Education, 21 (2): 33-41, 2003.

Johnson, L., Hunt, S., Conteh, D., “Sensory Responses to Sweet Potato Convenience Products,” Hortscience 22(5): 977, October, 1987.

Johnson, L.D., Sweet Potato Recipes, “Sweet Potato Extravaganza” Made at Home Show, The Fort Valley College Cooperative Extension Program and Marion County Extension Service, September, 1987.

Johnson, L.D., Goat Product Recipes, Agricultural Research Station, August 1986.

5.Brecht, P., Johnson, L.D., Gonzales, R., “Tomato Fruits That Resist Ripening”, The Cornell Publications Vol. XXX, No. 304 (Autumn-Winter, 1974).

Research Interests: 

Food Product Development, Food Safety and Sanitation, Nutrition Education, Childhood Obesity, Family Financial Planning, Quality of Well-being of Rural Southern Elderly.

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