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Colleen M Brady

Youth Development and Agricultural Education 

  • Associate Professor – Extension Education
Agricultural Administration Building Room 227
615 W State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2053

Animal Sciences 

  • Courtesy Assoc Professor of Animal Sci

Awards & Honors

(2009) Outstanding Graduate Student Educator. Dept. YDAE-Purdue University.

Selected Publications

Brady, C. M., Borron, A., & Voigt, M. (2013). Show horse welfare: the viewpoint of judges, stewards and show managers. 9th International Equitation Science Conference: Conference Proceedings, 32.

Brady, C. M. (2013). Motivation for Undergraduate Students to Participate in an Equine Study Abroad Course. Journal of Animal Science. Vol. 91. E-Suppl. 2, 224.

Brady, C. M., Fisher, A. E., & Knobloch, N. A. (2013). Youth motivation to participate in animal-related career development events. Journal of Animal Science. Vol. 91. E-Suppl. 2, 404.

Brady, C. M., Peters, J., Voigt, M., & Russell, M. A. (2013). Work force skill attainment in students participating in a short term equine study abroad course.. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science.Volume 33. Number 5, 394.

Lancaster, K., Knobloch, N., Jones, A., & Brady, C. M. (2013). Youth Motivation to Participate in Animal Science-Related Career Development Events. Journal of Extension, 51(2). Retrieved from

Voigt, M., Talbert, B. A., McKinley, S. K., & Brady, C. M. (2013). Promising Practices of Expert Dairy, Horse and Livestock Career Development Event Coaches: A Qualitative Study. NACTA, 57(2), 26-55. Retrieved from

Thogerson, C., Brady, C. M., Mason, G. J., Pajor, E. A., Vicino, G. A., & Garner, J. P. (2013). Winning the Genetic Lottery: Biasing Birth Sex Ratio Results in More Grandchildren. PLOS ONE (Public Library of Science), •DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0067867. Retrieved from

Lancaster, K., Knobloch, N. A., Jones, A., & Brady, C. M. (2012). Youth Motivation to Participate in Equine Career Development. 2012 National Symposium of the American Youth Horse Council.

Mrozinski-Schwartz, A., Knobloch, N., Esters, L., & Brady, C. M. (2012). The Effects of a Technology-Mediated Animal Science Unit on Community College Students’ Knowledge and Motivation. AAAE National Conference.

Voigt, M., McKinley, S. K., Davis, A., & Brady, C. M. (in press). Incorporating Learner-Centered strategies into riding instruction and identifying rider's learning preference. International Society of Equitation Science.