Areas of Research Focus


  • New Media Technology
  • Strategic Communication
  • Diffusion of Information
  • Consumer perceptions based on visuals and textual representations of agriculture


  • Community Development
  • Program Planning
  • Program Evaluation
  • Nonformal Education
  • Strategic Planning
  • Volunteer Management

International Development

  • Communication for Development: Addressing the Human Dimension in Development
  • Project Planning, Implementation, and Impact Assessment
  • Community-Driven Development for Food Security, Poverty Reduction, and Sustainable Development
  • Managing Poverty Reduction Programs for Success
  • Information on Communication Technologies (ICTs) for Development
  • Strengthening Development Institutions
  • Communication and HIV/Aids Education


  • Leading Change
  • Ethics
  • Emotional Intelligence

Teaching and Learning

  • Teaching Methods and assessment
  • Curriculum Development
  • Distance Education

Social Science Research Methods

  • Data Analysis
  • Survey Development
  • Research Design

Youth Development

  • Life Skills
  • International Youth Development
  • Protective and Risk Factors