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Youth Development
and Agricultural Education


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Cecilia Espinoza Morales

Youth Development and Agricultural Education 

  • Doctoral Graduate Fellow
Agricultural Administration Building Room 221
615 W State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2053

Graduate Student Profile
Cecilia Espinoza Morales is a PhD student and Fulbright Scholar from Chile. Her career goal is to become an education researcher and professor of P-12 engagement. She is particularly interested in understanding how students learn science, and making their learning experience socially and culturally relevant.


Professional Activities

Research Interest

Committee Members
Dr. Neil Knobloch (Chair)
Dr. Kathryn Orvis 
Dr. Todd Kelley
Dr. Nathan Mentzer

Committee Members
Research Assistant, Enhancing Science Capacity in Introductory Animal, Plant, and Food Sciences Courses. USDA NIFA Higher Education Challenge Grant. 2010-2013.
Student Grant Program for Service Learning Project. Project title: How similar is a potato to a stem? Identifying what part of the plant you eat in your dinner. 
Student Grant Program for Community Service. Project title: Increasing Eighth Grade Students' Knowledge of Agriculture through Place-based Learning at Fair Oaks Dairy Farm.

Funding Sources