Associate Dean for Extension
Before coming to UConn, Harder served as a professor within the Department of Agricultural Education and Communication at the University of Florida and director of the Program Development and Evaluation Center. She holds a Ph.D. in agricultural education and communication from Texas A&M University.
Google Scholar Profile: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=Uwi6YCoAAAAJ&hl=en
ResearchGate Profile: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Amy-Harder
Harder, A., Craig, D., Israel, G., Benge, M., & Caillouet, O. (2023). Exploring the possibilities of a standardized questionnaire for assessing residents’ needs. The Journal of Extension, 61(2), Article 1. https://doi.org/10.34068/joe.61.02.01
Caillouet, O., Harder, A., Bunch, J. C., Roberts, T. G., & Radunovich, H. (2022). Transactional factors influencing the implementation of intercollegiate Extension programs at U.S. land-grant universities. Advancements in Agricultural Development, 3(3), 63-76. https://doi.org/10.37433/add.v3i3.215
Ellison, S., & Harder, A. (2022). Contributing or clocking in: A study of work engagement. The Journal of Extension, 60(3), Article 3. https://doi.org/10.34068/joe.60.03.03
Narine, L., & Harder, A. (2021). Comparing the Borich model with the ranked discrepancy model for competency assessment: A novel approach. Advancements in Agricultural Development, 2(3), 96-111. https://doi.org/10.37433/aad.v2i3.169
Harder, A., Narine, L. K., Benge, M., Denny, M. D., & Farner, K. (2021). Exploring early career extension agents’ perceptions of their mentors, best liked co-workers, and organizational commitment. Journal of Human Sciences and Extension, 9(2), 80-95.
Selected Honors and Awards:
2023 Senior Fellow, Association for International Agricultural and Extension Education
2021 Distinguished Researcher Award, American Association for Agricultural Education
2019 Outstanding Leadership Award, Association for International Agricultural and Extension Education
2019 Outstanding Service Award, Association for International Agricultural and Extension Education
2017 Distinguished Extension Educator, American Association for Agricultural Education
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