Adjunct Faculty

Adjunct faculty are individuals who possess skills and expertise that support the mission of the Department of Agricultural and Extension Education but they may not be employed by the university or they might serve on special assignments for the University. From time to time these individuals may be asked to teach a class in the Department or to work with faculty and students on special projects. 

MeeCee Baker

Dr. Baker is the Principal Operating Officer for Versant Strategies, which is the premier public relations and public policy organization serving the agricultural industry in Pennsylvania. She teaches courses for the Department dealing with public policy advocacy. She is a past-president of the National Vocational Agriculture Teachers Association (now the NAAE). 

Debbie Boone

Dr. Boone is a faculty member at West Virginia University and has taught distance education courses for the Department  on Program Planning in Agricultural and Extension Education. 

Ed Boone

Dr. Boone is a retired faculty member from the Department of Adult and High Education. He has taught courses for the Department on Program Planning. in Agricultural and Extension Education. 

Jasper Lee

Dr. Lee is former head of the Department of Agricultural and Extension Education at Mississippi State University. He has taught our Trends and Issues course. 


Jeffrey Lansdale

Dr. Lansdale is presently the dean of graduate studies at UNITEC, the leading private university in Honduras. He holds a Ph.D. from Cornell University in Education in an international development context, with a dissertation on rural community participation in curriculum development.  He has a M.A. degree in international management from the School for International Training in Vermont, a M.S. degree in international agriculture from California Polytechnic State University, and a B.A. degree in international relations from Stanford University.   He is fluent in English, Spanish, and Greek, and has a working knowledge of French.  Dr. Lansdale spent the first 16 years of his life growing up at the American Farm School on the outskirts of Thessaloniki, Greece.

John Sabella

Dr. Sabella is the Interim Assistant Dean for International Programs in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.