The Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership at The Ohio State University is pleased to announce that Mary Rodriguez will join our faculty as Assistant Professor of Community Leadership in August 2015.
Rodriguez is a PhD candidate at the University of Florida where she will complete her dissertation “Understanding the impact of social capital and gender on adoption of fertigation in the Jordan Valley” and graduate with an emphasis in Food, Security, Gender, and Community Development this August. She holds a master’s degree in agricultural education from the University of Florida as well as a bachelor’s degree in agricultural education from Texas A&M University.
In her new position with Ohio State, Rodriguez will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in community leadership, advise and mentor undergraduate majors and minors, supervise students in leadership capstone projec
ts, guide graduate student research, and provide outreach to community leadership groups.