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Victoria Parker

Agricultural Sciences Education and Communication 

  • Graduate Student
765.494.8430
Lilly Hall of Life Sciences Room 4-401
915 W State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2054

 General Information

Victoria Parker is a second-year master’s student in the Department of Agricultural Sciences Education and Commination. She received her Bachelor of Science in Agriculture with a concentration in Agribussiness from Prairie View A&M University. While in attendance at Prairie View A&M University, Victoria was an USDA 1890 scholar with the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). During her time at NASS, Victoria worked on multiple federal surveys. Victoria serves as Assessment and Evaluation of Mentoring@Purdue (M@P) program. As the Assessment and Evaluation coordinator, Victoria administrates and analyzes M@P workshop evaluations. As Graduate Agriculture Representative, for Purdue’s Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS) chapter, Victoria advocates for current and future graduate students. Victoria’s research interests focus on minority students’ experiences with studying abroad.  

Education:
BS Agriculture with a concentration in AgriBusiness Prairie View A&M University

Professional Activities:  
Graduate Agriculture Representative, MANRRS

Research Interest: 
Minority students’ experiences with studying abroad

Non-Thesis Title: 
Black and Abroad: Study Abroad Experiences of Black Students from HBCUs

Funding Sources:
Purdue Doctoral Fellowship

Advisors: 
Dr. Esters

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