Faculty Profile for Dr. Leslie Ellen Green

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Dr. Leslie Ellen Green
Assistant Professor — School of Family & Consumer Sciences
FCS 126
phone: (512) 245-4689

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Leslie Green is an Assistant Professor of Consumer Affairs in the School of Family and Consumer Sciences at Texas State University. She received her Ph.D. in Housing and Consumer Economics at the University of Georgia. Dr. Green also holds a M.S. degree in Consumer Sciences and a B.S. degree in Family and Consumer Sciences with an emphasis in Family Finance from Utah State University. She is an Accredited Financial Counselor® through the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education. She has served on the board of directors for both the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education and the Housing Education and Research Association. Dr. Green teaches Introduction to Research Methods for Family and Consumer Sciences and Personal and Family Financial Counseling. Her research interests involve the economic well-being of families and individuals.

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Green, L. E., & Park, N. (n.d.). Homeowner Characteristics Associated with the Occurrence of Negative Home Equity. Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning.
  • Peek, G., Green, L., Emerson, K., & Carswell, A. (2021). The Influence of Length of Residence and Home Modifications on Housing Unit Satisfaction: Implications for the Aging Population. Housing and Society. https://doi.org/10.1080/08882746.2021.1996201
  • Meikle, P., Green-Pimentel, L., & Liew, H. (2018). Asset Accumulation among Low Income Rural Families, Determinants of Community Capitals: Financial Capital. Community Development., 49(2), 124–144. https://doi.org/10.1080/15575330.2017.1422529
  • Meikle, P. A., & Green-Pimentel, L. (2017, March). Advancing Local Communities through Community-Based Research and Community Engagement Curriculum. The Southern Sociologist. Southern Sociological Society.
  • Green-Pimentel, L., & Meikle, P. A. (2014). Economic Benefits of Asset Building: Is Homeownership the Best Strategy for Rural Low-Income Households? Housing and Society, 41(2), 119–143. https://doi.org/10.1080/08882746.2014.11430625

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Connected Educator Award for Excellence in Teaching, Delta State University. 2017
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Tessie Agan Graduate Student Paper Award, Housing Education and Research Association. 2010
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Outstanding Journal Article for Financial Counseling and Planning, Association of Financial Counseling Planning and Education. 2007

Selected Service Activities

Editorial Review Board Member
Housing and Society (Book Review Editor)
January 2019-Present
Reviewer / Referee
Abstracts for presentation at the annual conference of the Housing Education and Research Association
Association of Financial Counseling and Planning Education
January 2019-December 2019
Housing Education and Research Association
October 2018-October 2019