Rafael Quijada Landaverde is a Graduate Associate and doctoral candidate in the Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership program at The Ohio State University. At his Ph.D. program, Rafael’s research is looking to identify and disseminate farming innovations that will help accelerate eliminating extreme poverty in developing countries. In addition, Rafael’s research aims to resolve contemporary issues of agriculture, including climate change, food and nutritional insecurity, and water scarcity.
Dr. Joe Campbell is a Lecturer in The Ohio State University’s School of Environment and Natural Resources and Director of the Environmental Professionals Network. His interdisciplinary research, teaching and professional focus is on the balance between community development and natural resource management. He served as a 2016-2017 United States Fulbright Scholar at the University of Dodoma, Tanzania (UDOM) where he taught undergraduate and graduate-level courses in rural sociology and development. He has conducted research across the U.S. on behalf of multiple federal agencies, including the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Environmental Protection Agency, the Office of Surface Mining, AmeriCorps*VISTA, and the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland as well as civil society groups including OSU Extension, American Society of Agronomy, and the Kettering Foundation.