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Donna Lucas Graham

Donna Lucas Graham

University Professor

Graduate Coordinator

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences

(TAEC)-Agricultural Education, Communications and Technology

Phone: 479-575-6346

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  • Research interests in agricultural and community leadership, career development, advising and retention

Current Issues in Agriculture, History of Agricultural and Extension Education

Professional Experience

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas

  • 2017- Present. University Professor, Agricultural Education, Communication, and Technology
  • 2010-2017. Professor, Agricultural and Extension Education
  • 2002-2010. Associate Dean for Academic Programs, Dale Bumpers College
  • 1991-2000. Associate Professor, Agricultural and Extension Education
  • 1985-1991. Assistant Professor, Agricultural and Extension Education (split appointment)

Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, Arkansas

  • 1985-1991 State Extension Education Specialist (split appointment)
  • 1983-1985 State Extension Specialist
  • 1978-1980 Area Extension Agent, Jonesboro, Arkansas
  • 1970-1978 County Extension Agent, Jefferson County, Pine Bluff, Arkansas

Service

  • Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in AECT and Honors Program
  • Serve as undergraduate and graduate advisor
  • Serves as the department graduate coordinator
  • Serves as the faculty representative to the Agricultural Education Program for the AG*IDEA Alliance
  • Co-author of the textbook, Education through Cooperative Extension
  • Arkansas Agriculture Hall of Fame - 2019
  • Past President, AAAE - 2015-16
  • NACTA Educator Award - 2016
  • Distinguished Manuscript, SAAS - 2016
  • Distinguished Research Poster, SAAS - 2016
  • President, AAAE - 2014-15
  • University of Arkansas Distinguished Alumni Award - 2015
  • Spitze Land Grant Faculty Award for Excellence - 2012
  • AAAE Senior Fellow - 2010
  • U of A Teaching Academy Member - 2002
  • Jack G. Justus Teaching Excellence Award - 2001
  • College Alumni Society Advising Award - 2000
  • AAAE Southern Region Distinguished Teaching Award - 2000
  • Student Resident Assistants Outstanding Teaching Award - 1996
  • John W. White Award for Outstanding Teaching - 1994
  • Gamma Sigma Delta Teaching Award of Merit - 1993
  • NACTA Teaching Award of Merit - 1993
  • College Club Advisor of the Year - 1993
  • College Club Advisor of the Year - 1992