Dr. Mary Junot

Dr. Mary Junot

Title: Associate Professor of Education
Department: Teacher Education
Email:
Phone: 985.448.4733
Office Location: 243 Polk Hall

Education:

  • B.S. Home Economics Education, University of Southwestern Louisiana, May 1975
  • M.Ed. Home Economics Education, University of Southwestern Louisiana, August 1976
  • D.Ed. Educational Leadership, Nova Southeastern University, March 2003
    • Dissertation: “Development of a Curriculum on Academic Honesty and Ethical Behavior in Family and Consumer Sciences”

Certifications
2010 Quality Matters (QM) Certification
2007 Master Advisor Training Program

Professional position or role within the College of Education:
Dr. Junot is the Program Coordinator for SEFC Secondary Education: Concentration Family & Consumer Sciences. She is also the advisor for SEFC and BFED majors as well as a co-advisor for the NEAT student organization.

Accomplishments in relation to professional occupational field:

  • Publications
    • Bhattacharyya, S., Mead, T., Junot, M., Welch, A. (2013). Effectiveness of Science Method
      Teaching in Teacher Education: A longitudinal case study. Journal of Science
      Education, 17(2).
    • Bhattacharyya, S., Junot, M., Clark, H. (2013, October). Can You Hear Us? Voices Raised Against Standardized Testing by Novice Teachers. Creative Education, 4(10).
  • Professional Affiliations:
    • American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (AAFCS)
    • Louisiana Association of Family & Consumer Sciences (LAFCS); served on the Board – 10 years
    • National Association of Teacher Educators for Family & Consumer Sciences (NATEFACS)
  • Reviewer:
    • Reviewed 3 chapters of the new edition of the Pearson Publishing textbook Consumer Economics: Issues and Behaviors. Submitted comments/corrections to the publisher for the author to consider before the textbook went to print.
    • Reviewed 2 chapters of the new edition of the Pearson textbook Personal Finance: Turning Money into Wealth. Submitted comments/corrections to the publisher for the author to consider before the textbook went to print.
    • Contacted by ETS.org to review PRAXIS exam questions for Family & Consumer Sciences content. Submitted recommendations for revisions to the exam.

What are some interesting facts about yourself?
“After an 18 year career in the LSU Ag Center’s Extension Program, I accepted a teaching position at Nicholls in the FACS department to return home to care for aging parents. I now keep busy with 2 grown children and their families that include 3 grandchildren. I love to travel and have been to Hawaii, Mexico, Jamaica, the Bahamas, and Puerto Rico in the last 3 years. I am currently planning a trip to Europe. My best vacation destination is to a beach! Besides traveling, I love to read best sellers and walk on my treadmill.”

Complete one of the following statements: “My dream job other than teaching at Nicholls would be…” -OR- “My future career aspirations include…”
“My dream job other than teaching at Nicholls would be to be a tour guide in Europe where I could learn about various attractions while visiting other countries and immersing myself in their cultures.

Answer one of the following questions: If you were to win the lottery, what would you do with the winnings? -OR- If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go and why?
“If I were to win the lottery, I would set up retirement accounts for my two children and education accounts for my three grandchildren. I’d also make various donations to education non-profits and youth programs.”

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