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Claudia Kerbel

Highest Degree:
M.S. in Consumer Economics from Cornell University, 1974

Brief Bio:
Claudia Kerbel serves as the Academic Advisor for Human Development and Family Studies majors at the Feinstein Providence campus. She provides assistance to students as they select courses to complete their degree program and evaluates transfer credit for new students. Formerly, she was the Director of Outreach for the University of Rhode Island Center for Personal Financial Education. She serves on the board of directors for the RI JumpStart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy.

Selected Publications:
Anderson, J. G. & Kerbel, C. (1998). Evaluation of Personal Finance Employee Education Programs Should Focus on the Impact upon Workers. In E.T. Garman, P.L. Camp, D.C. Bagwell, and J. Kim (Eds.).Personal Finances and Worker Productivity 2(2) (pp.225-230). Roanoke, VA.

Anderson, J. G., Kerbel, C. & Xiao, J. (1997). Workplace Personal Financial Education, In E.T. Garman, J.E. Grable, and S. Joo (Eds.). Personal Finances and Worker Productivity 1(1) (pp. 83-91). Roanoke, VA.

Kerbel, C. & Anderson, J.G. (2003). Measuring the impact of workplace financial education. Proceedings of the Association For Financial Counseling and Planning Education, 133.

Kerbel, C. (1999) Cross-Referencing National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education and Economic Education with the NEFE High School Financial Planning Program® from the National Endowment for Financial Education.

O'Neill, B., Xiao, J. Bristow, B., Brennan, P., & Kerbel, C. (2001). Before and after: The perceived impact of the MONEY 2000 program upon participants' personal finances, Consumer Interests Annual, 47.

O'Neill, B., Xiao, J. Bristow, B., Brennan, P. & Kerbel, C. (2001). Childhood financial influences and perceived financial behavioral changes. AAFCS Research Abstracts, 2001AAFCS Annual Meeting.

O'Neill, B., Xiao, J. Bristow, B., Brennan, P. & Kerbel, C. (2000). MONEY 2000: Differences in perceptions among program participants. Journal of Consumer Education, 18, 35-42.

O'Neill, B., Xiao, J. Bristow, B., Brennan, P. & Kerbel, C. (2000). MONEY 2000: Feedback from and impact on participants. Journal of Extension, 38(6).

O'Neill, B., Xiao, J. Bristow, B., Brennan, P. & Kerbel, C. (2000). Perceived financial progress: Influence of demographic variables and participation in MONEY 2000TM. Proceedings of the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education, 33.

O'Neill, B., Xiao, J. Bristow, B., Brennan, P. & Kerbel, C. (2000). Personal finance education: Preferred delivery methods and program topics. The Forum for Family and Consumer Issues, 5(1): 27.

O'Neill, B., Xiao, J. Bristow, B., Brennan, P. & Kerbel, C.(2000). Successful financial goal attainment: Perceived resources and obstacles. Financial Counseling and Planning, 11(1), 1-12.

Xiao, J., O'Neill, B., Prochaska, J., Kerbel, C., Bristow, B., & Brennan, P. (2001) Application of the transtheoretical model of change to financial behavior. Consumer Interests Annual, 47. Available: www.rce.rutgers.edu/money2000 (click on research paper).

Links:

HDF Degree Program - Feinstein Providence Campus