Family and Consumer Sciences

Welcome to the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences!

We hope you will take a few minutes to see what our department has to offer.

We are committed to providing our students with excellent educational experiences that will prepare them to enter the workforce, further their education, and/or engage in community service upon graduation.

We have a dynamic, intellectual faculty and student body working toward improving the quality of individual and family life for all New Mexicans.

Featured Items:


NMSU researchers conducted a study to examine food access and security during COVID-19 in New Mexico. Research briefs from this study can be found below.

Food access and security during COVID-19: A New Mexico study
Rogus, S., Coakley, K., & Gonzales-Pacheco, D. (2020). Food access and security during COVID-19: A New Mexico study.
Accessible at: https://pub.lucidpress.com/NMFoodAccessGeneralOverviewBrief/#SZ9ECk0bHPUnj

The impact of COVID-19 on New Mexicans experiencing food insecurity
Rogus, S., Coakley, K., Gonzales-Pacheco, D., & Martin, S. (2020). The impact of COVID-19 on New Mexicans experiencing food insecurity.
Accessible at: https://pub.lucidpress.com/NMCOVID19FoodInsecurityBrief/#SZ9ECk0bHPUnj

Employment, food behaviors, and eating habits in New Mexico during COVID-19
Rogus, S., Gonzales-Pacheco, D., Coakley, K., & Martin, S. (2021). Employment, food behaviors, and eating habits in New Mexico during COVID-19.
Accessible at: https://pub.lucidpress.com/NMCOVID19FoodandEmploymentBrief/


Other important department news:

Tanner Dossey
Family and Consumer Sciences
NMSU Gerald Thomas Hall Room 308
P.O. Box 30003 MSC 3470
Las Cruces, NM 88003
Phone: (575) 646-3936
Fax: (575) 646-1889
Email: tdossey@nmsu.edu

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