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Work Keim Hall (KEIM) 203
Lincoln NE 68583-0953
Work 402-472-2373 On campus, dial 2-2373
Native Nebraskan. Taught high school agricultural education for five years at Arkansas City High School in Arkansas City, Kansas. Completed an MS degree from Kansas State University and doctoral degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Spent two years at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Madison, Wisconsin and then moved to South Dakota State University of Brookings, South Dakota for five years. Arrived at UNL in the fall of 2000 in the Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication and worked in the CASNR Dean's Office in student affairs through 2015. Currently the director of PGA Golf Management in the Center for Grassland Studies. FAIRWAYS AND GREENS!


  • BS, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1982
  • MS, Kansas State University, 1986
  • Ph D, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1991

icon-business-chartResearch & Grants

  • Shiga-toxigenic Escherichia coli (STEC) in the Beef Chain: Assessing and Mitigating the Risk by Translational Science, Education and Outreach, USDA NIFA, January 2012

icon-bookmark-starAwards & Honors

  • Gamma Sigma Delta (GSD) Excellence in Teaching Award, Nebraska Chapter of Gamma Sigma Delta, 2014
  • Distinguished Teaching Award, North Central Region of the American Association for Agricultural Education, 2014
  • Senior Faculty Holling Award, CASNR, 2015

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