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Kevin Leigh Smith

Agricultural Sciences Education and Communication 

  • Communication Specialist
  • Continuing Lecturer
Lilly Hall of Life Sciences Room 3-236
915 W State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2054

Kevin Leigh Smith is responsible for editing and managing Extension and educational materials projects for the Agronomy, Botany and Plant Pathology, Entomology, Food Science, and Horticulture and Landscape Architecture departments. He also teaches YDAE 460 (Agricultural Publishing), which produces Destination Purdue, a magazine aimed at high school students. Smith joined AgComm in 2004, coming from the Lafayette Journal and Courier where he had been a copy editor for five years. Before that, he worked on his doctorate at Purdue University, earned his master’s degree from Colorado State University, and earned his bachelor’s degree from Purdue. Smith has more than 20 years of teaching experience at Purdue, Colorado State, and Ivy Tech State College.

Department of Agricultural Communication, 615 West State Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2053 USA, (765) 494-8403

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