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Jonathan Velez
Department Head
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Faculty

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Lauren Chase
Instructor
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Research Interest: Continuous response measurement (dial testing), Eye-tracking, Semiotics in agriculture, and Framing of agriculture crises 

 

Samantha Chisholm Hatfield Samantha Chisholm Hatfield
Assistant Professor (Sr Res)
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Specialization areas: Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK), climate change impacts, Indigenous ecosystems, Indigenous food systems

Quincy Clark
Assistant Professor of Agricultural Sciences and STEM Education
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Research interest include broadening participation in agricultural sciences and STEM by investigating methods to address retention, attraction, and diversity using equitable and inclusive education methods, including...

KJ Joseph
Instructor
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Research and Career Interest: Extension and Community-based education, Agricultural Leadership, and Agricultural Education career preparation.

Samudra Kugel
Teaching/Summer Session
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Melissa Millhollin
Academic Advisor Consultant
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Dawn Moyer
Academic Lead Advisor
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Career and Personal Interest: Global studies and experiential learning; Under-represented student success; Learning modalities in the post-Covid era; Equity and inclusion; regenerative agriculture

Josh Stewart
Assistant Professor
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Research Interest: Pedagogical Content Knowledge and Experiential Learning, Teacher education and developing teacher candidates, Teacher learning and cognition

Whitney Stone
Assistant Professor of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resource Communications
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community-based research and arts-based research methods; underrepresented populations in agriculture and natural resources; rural sociology; inclusive science communication

Elizabeth Thomas
Administrative Manager
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Haley Traini
Assistant Professor
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Research Interest: Leadership Education, International Agricultural Education & Leadership Education, International Development, School-Based Agricultural Education.

Faith Vawter
Summer Session/Non-Teaching
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Cassandra Waterman Cassandra Waterman
Instructor and Graduate Coordinator
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Career and Personal Interest: Community-based education; Regenerative and climate-adaptive agriculture, Experiential learning; Representation and diversity in agriculture

Graduate Students

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Amy Gonzalez Contact person by email

Research Interest: Bilingualism Topics in Agricultural Education, School-Based Agricultural Education Teacher Education, and Teacher Induction Programs

Elizabeth Johnson
Internships Manager
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Gail Woodside Contact person by email

1. Vulnerability of traditional women's foods, medicinals, and product plants to climate change on the Olympic Peninsula, WA: Management projections and implications for tribal perspectives on Usual and Accustomed gathering areas
2. Changes in Non-Migratory Roosevelt Elk (Cervus elaphus...

Research Interest: Subsistence landscape restoration, Elk behavior and movement, and Creating partnerships between Western and Traditional Science. 


PhD, Wildlife Science