Dr. James A. Meyer


Childhood Ed and Family Studies

Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
Childhood Ed and Family Studies
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897



  • PhD Human Development and Family Studies, 1995, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • MS, Home Economics: Child Dev and Family Relations, 1986, Louisiana Tech University
  • MA Counseling and Guidance, 1981, University of Missouri at Kansas City


  • CFD 155 Principles in Human Development
  • CFD 163 Relationships in Today’s Families
  • CFD 250 Parenting in Contemporary Society
  • CFD 361 Principles in Family Development
  • CFD 533 Principles of Family Life Education
  • CFD 761 Advanced Family Studies (graduate course)

Research and professional interests

  • Effectiveness of family life education programs and benefits of home visitation