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Ryan D Kornegay

Agricultural Sciences Education and Communication 

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

 General Information

BS, Food Science, Florida A&M University, 2017

Research Interests 
Ryan’s research interests highlight his passion for interdisciplinarity, which he sees as the necessary approach to addressing societal challenges. Some of his specific interests include: food science and food systems education, learner-centered teaching, and community and youth development. His research focuses on exploring upper elementary and middle school students’ interests and concerns regarding the food system. 
He has a passion for curating engaging, learner-centered experiences through STEM to get underrepresented students excited about agriculture. Through his research, he has developed a hands-on Agri+STEM curriculum that focuses on teaching students about the food system through food science and that connects learners to relevant content through cultural and community connections.

Professional Activities 
National Society of MANRRS; North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA); American Association of Agricultural Educators (AAAE); Alpha Kappa Psi Professional Business Fraternity, Inc.; Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated


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