Dr. Juanita McMath
Dr. Juanita McMath earned her Ph.D. in Instructional Leadership, Instructional Technology from The University of Alabama’s College of Education in 2017. She served in professional, administrative positions at Florida State University and the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), and served as an adjunct instructor at UAB School of Natural Sciences & Mathematics and the School of Nursing. In 2010, Dr. McMath joined the UA faculty in the College of Human Environmental Sciences, Area of Study in Interactive Technology and Area of Study in Consumer Quality Management (CQM). Dr. McMath teaches online courses for the Department of Consumer Sciences for campus, distance and GoArmyEd students at the Undergraduate and Graduate level and has taught Freshman Year Experience (FYE) courses at UA and UAB. She advises and mentors graduate students, has worked with the online teaching capstone option (TAOs) in conjunction with mini-capstone projects related to teaching and has supervised graduate teaching assistants/graders. She is proud to be the recipient of a national advising award by the National Academic Advising Association. Dr. McMath’s conference presentations and publications explored topics of older adults and technology adoption, virtual leadership, technology as a tool for diversity, internationalizing schools, and cyberbullying. She has worked in an informal research partnership with an international consortium examining issues related to technology in multicultural settings. Dr. McMath’s current research centers on the Gray Divide and stage assessment related to technology adoption by older adults, expanding upon this topic to include e-commerce and e-health. Within the domain of quality, her research interests lie with training and development for senior citizens and virtual leadership/virtual teams.