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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 teaches undergraduate courses and advises students. He also coordinates many of the department’s communication efforts.

BA, English, Purdue University, 1991
MA, English, Colorado State University, 1994

Courses Taught
YDAE 460 (Agricultural Publishing)
YDAE 491 (Digital Storytelling)

Smith’s professional experience and background drive the courses he teaches. He is a strong advocate for project-based learning in which students create vital, professional-quality projects that will help build their professional portfolios.

Selected Publications

Whitford, F., Steeger, T., Feken, M., Krupke, C. H., Hunt, G. J., Johnson, R., . . . Smith, K. L. (2017). The Complex Life of the Honey Bee. Retrieved from

Agricultural Sciences Education and Communication, 615 West State Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907 USA, (765) 494-8423

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