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Distinguished Lectures

Lectures are published in the Journal of Agricultural Education.


Volume 51, Number 1, 2010: Toward an Intellectual Common for Agricultural Education by William G. Camp, Professor, Cornell University

Volume 53, Number 1, 2011: Taking Agricultural Education to The Next Level by Ed Osborne, Professor and Chair, University of Florida

Volume 53, Number 1, 2012: A Tribute to My Ag Teacher by R. Kirby Barrick, Professor, University of Florida

Volume 54, Number 1, 2013: Ripple Effects by Robert J. Birkenholz, Professor, The Ohio State University

Volume 55, Number 1, 2014: Walking with Giants by George W. Wardlow, Professor, University of Arkansas

Volume 56, Number 1, 2015: Do What is Important by James L. Flowers, Professor, North Carolina State University

Volume 57, Number 1, 2016: The American Association for Agricultural Education: Our Powerful Professional Organization Made Up of Remarkable Faculty Members by Gregory Thompson, Professor Emeritus, Oregon State University

Volume 58, Number 1, 2017: Capital A, Capital E - Ripples in the Agricultural Education Pool by Michael E. Newman, Professor and Director, Mississippi State University

Volume 58, Number 1, 2018: Why? by Scott Vernon,  Professor, Cal Poly

Volume 60, Number 1, 2019: Trends and challenges facing higher education: Implications for agricultural education by Bryan Garton, Professor, University of Missouri


Volume 42, Number 1, 2001: Looking Down the Road Ahead: The View From A Corner Office by James E. Christiansen, Professor and International Coordinator, Texas A&M University

Volume 43, Number 1, 2002: Advancing Agricultural Education Within the Context of an Increasingly Diverse Society by Blannie E. Bowen, Professor and C. Lee Rumberger and Family Care of Agriculture, Pennsylvania State University

Volume 44, Number 1, 2003: Footprints in the Agricultural Education Profession: The Application of Principles by David L. Williams, University Professor, Iowa State University

Volume 45, Number 1, 2004: Accountability: Not A Destination, But a Never Ending Journey by Vernon D. Luft, Professor and Associate Dean, University of Nevada – Reno

Volume 46, Number 1, 2005: Learning For Life by Richard L. Carter, Professor, Iowa State University

Volume 47, Number 1, 2006: Who Is Driving the Pickup Truck? A Call For Professional Leadership by Gary Moore, Professor, North Carolina State University

Volume 48, Number 1, 2007: My Facebook Friends by Donna L. Graham, Professor and Associate Dean, University of Arkansas

Volume 49, Number 1, 2008: Establishing, Nurturing, Propagating, and Marketing Our Connections in Agricultural Education by Gary E. Briers, Professor, Texas A&M University

Volume 50, Number 1, 2009: Educational Excellence: Connecting The Right Dots by James Knight, Professor and Faculty Associate, University of Arizona


Volume 31, Number 1, 1990: Creating A Competitive Advantage in Higher Education For Agricultural Teacher Education by Gerald R. Fuller, Professor, University of Vermont

Volume 32, Number 1, 1991: Checking the Pulse of the Discipline by Larry E. Miller, Professor, Ohio State University

Volume 33, Number 1, 1992: Capitalizing on Our Strengths by Ronald A. Brown, Mississippi State University

Volume 34, Number 1, 1993: Transforming University Programs of Agricultural Education by L. H. Newcomb, Ohio State University

Volume 35, Number 1, 1994: Field Notes: A Topographical Survey of Our Professional Society by Glen C. Shinn, Texas A&M University

Volume 36, Number 1, 1995: Principle Driven Programs: Guideposts For Change by Samuel M. Curtis

Volume 37, Number 1, 1996: Dawn is Breaking: Are We Prepared for the New Day? By Alan A. Kahler, Iowa State University

Volume 38, Number 1, 1997: If I Were To Do This Again… by Robert Terry, Oklahoma State University

Volume 39, Number 1, 1998: The Role of the Agricultural Education Teacher Educator Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow by John Hillison, Virginia Tech University

Volume 40, Number 1, 1999: Experiencing Agricultural Education by Roland L. Peterson, University of Minnesota


Volume 21, Number 1, 1980: Time to Take Inventory in Agricultural Education by Jasper S. Lee, Professor and Head, Department of Agricultural and Extension Education, Mississippi State University

Volume 22, Number 1, 1981: What Are Our Roots? By Irving Cross, Professor and Head, Agricultural Education, Colorado State University

Volume 24, Number 1, 1983: A Profession in Need of Academicians by J. David McCracken, Professor, Department of Agricultural Education, Ohio State University

Volume 25, Number 1, 1984: A Reexamination of the Basics in Agricultural Education by Ire A. Dickerson, Department of Agricultural Education, University of Georgia

Volume 26, Number 1, 1985: A Profession at Risk? By Floyd G. McCormick, Professor, Department of Agricultural Education, University of Arizona

Volume 28, Number 1, 1987: Managing Our Advantages in Agricultural Education by Harold R. Crawford, Professor, Agricultural Education, Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Agriculture, Iowa State University

Volume 29, Number 1, 1988: Thinking Out Loud About This Process We Call Teaching by John R. Crunkilton, Professor and Program Leader, Agricultural Education, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University


Volume 11, Number 1, 1970: Self-Initiated Evaluation of State Programs in Vocational Teacher Education, Supervisor and Teacher Educator Reactions by Robert V. Kerwood, Coordinator of Vocational-Technical Programs, Pima County Community College

Volume 12, Number 1, 1971: Change – A Challenge of the 70’s by J.C. Atherton, Professor, Agricultural Education, Louisiana State University

Volume 13, Number 1, 1972: The Status of Teacher Education Programs in Agriculture by Leon W. Boucher, Professor, Agricultural Education Department, Ohio State University

Volume 14, Number 1, 1973: Professional Involvement of Collegians in Agricultural Education by Vanik S. Eaddy, Assistant Professor, Agricultural Education, Auburn University

Volume 16, Number 1, 1975: Conducting a State Occupational Needs Survey in Agri-business, Natural Resources and Environmental Improvement by Charles C. Drawbaugh, Professor, Department of Voc-Tech Education, Rutgers University

Volume 18, Number 1, 1977: An Over the Shoulder Look at the Contemporary Philosophy and Standards in Vocational Agriculture by Harold Anderson, Professor and Head, Vocational Education, Colorado State University

Volume 19, Number 1, 1978: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Agricultural Education by Gene M. Love, Head, Department of Agricultural Education, Pennsylvania State University

Volume 20, Number 1, 1979: Vocational Agriculture: Leadership, Laurels, Laments, and Legislation by James T. Horner, Professor, Department of Agricultural Education, University of Nebraska – Lincoln


Volume 1, Number 1, 1960: Challenges to Leadership in Agricultural Education in the Golden Sixties by Harold M. Bryam, Michigan State University

Volume 2, Number 1, 1961: Thoughts Along the Way and The Way by Howard W. Deems, University of Nebraska

Volume 3, Number 1, 1962: Issues Affecting Teacher Education in Agriculture by Milo J. Peterson, University of Minnesota; Past President, American Vocational Association

Volume 4, Number 1, 1963: New Developments in Agricultural Education with Implications for Teacher Education by Lloyd J. Phipps, University of Illinois

Volume 5, Number 1, 1964: Factor Analysis as Applied to Curriculum Development by Gerald R. Fuller, Assistant Professor, Vocational and Technical Education, University of Illinois

Volume 6, Number 1, 1965: Direction in Teacher Education by C.E. Bundy, Iowa State University

Volume 8, Number 1, 1967: Lest We Go Overboard by J.C. Atherton

Volume 9, Number 1, 1968: Nonfarm Agricultural employment in Louisiana with Implications for Developing Training Programs by C.M. Curtis, Louisiana State University

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