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Faculty Portrait

Contact Information

Name: J. Ann Moylan

Title: Professor

Office Location: Mariposa 3025


Office Phone: (916) 278-5098

Mailing Address: Sacramento State 6000 J Street Sacramento, CA 95819-6043

Office Hours: Please see FACS home page for current office hours

Director : Center for Family Studies


  • FACS 50: The Family and Social Issues
  • FACS 96: Child Life and Family-centered Care
  • FACS 150: Family Stress and Coping:Multicultural Focus
  • FACS 154: Issues in Parenting
  • FACS 155: Family Life Education
  • FACS 162: Family Support Services
  • FACS 168: Senior Seminar
  • FACS 195C: Internship

In the News

FACS 155 Students Dominate 2014 NCFR Contest

Essay on Parenting, Davis Enterprise, Sept. 2013

President's Address, Fall 2013, page five, Campus Highlights

New course, FACS 96, Child Life and Family-centerd Care

Students in FACS 155 win National Awards through NCFR

Recent Publications, Presentations and Creative Works

Moylan, J.A. (September 2013). Weight of the Nation. Discussant for film showing at North Central District chapter of CAFCS. California Department of Education, Sacramento, CA.

Moylan, J.A., Migliaccio, T., and McDonald, K. (February 2012). Establishing an interdisciplinary research collaboration. CSUS Teacher Scholar Collaborative, Center for Teaching and Learning, Sacramento, CA.

Moylan, J. Ann (2011). “Single parent family constellations: Diversity, complexity, perception and practice.” In Krishna L. Guadalupe and Debra L. Welkley, Eds. Family Constellation within the Context of Human Diversity: Implications for Practice. Chicago: Lyceum.

Moylan, J. A. (2010). Adoption and attachment: Longitudinal case study on adoption from China. An educational DVD. Sacramento: CSUS.

Moylan, J. A., Welkley, D. L., & Guadalupe, K. L. (April 2010). Honoring diverse contributions through the exploration of family constellations. Research and Creative Activities, Sacramento, CA.

Campus Involvement

Director, Center for Family Studies

Mentor, Guardian Scholars Program

Mentor, McNair Scholars Program

Faculty Mentoring Faculty, Center for Teaching and Learning

Faculty Advisor, Queer/Straight Alliance

Professional Associations

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University Union

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