Lendel Narine

Youth Programs Dept

Evaluation Specialist


Lendel Narine

Contact Information

Phone: (435) 797-3221
Email: lendel.narine@usu.edu

Educational Background

PhD, Agricultural Education and Communication, University of Florida, 2018
The Potential of Mobile Information Communication Technologies in Strengthening the Linkages between Farmers and Extension in Trinidad
MS, (M.Phil.) Agricultural Economics, The University of the West Indies, 2013
Consumers’ Willingness to Pay and the Market Potential for Tomatoes Produced under Differentiated Production Systems
BS, Agribusiness Management, The University of the West Indies, 2010

Biography

Lendel is an Extension Assistant Professor and Evaluation Specialist at USU Extension. His research relates to competency modeling, program planning and evaluation models, outcome metrics, cost-benefit frameworks, and quantitative methods.

Teaching Interests

Evaluation, international extension, research methods.

Research Interests

Evaluation models, behavior change, quantitative methods


Publications | Journal Articles

Academic Journal

  • Narine, L.K, Ali, A.D, Hill, P.A, (2021). Assessing Community Assets and Needs to Inform Extension Program Planning. Journal of Human Sciences & Extension , 9:1
  • Harder, A., Narine, L.K, (2020). Personal health, role, and time management competency training needs of Florida Extension agents. Journal of Extension, 58:1
  • Narine, L.K, Ali, A.D, Hill, P., (2020). Application of a Three-Phase Needs Assessment Framework to Identify Priority Issue Areas for Extension Programming . Journal of Extension, 58:4
  • Hill, P.A, Ali, A.D, Narine, L.K, Spielmaker, D., Schmutz, A., (2020). Evaluating Utah’s Rural Online Initiative: Empowering Rural Communities Through Remote Work. Journal of Extension, 58:5
  • Narine, L.K, Ali, A.D, (2020). Priority competencies for evaluation capacity building in Extension. Journal of Human Sciences and Extension, 8:3
  • Narine, L.K, Meier, C., (2020). Responding in a time of Crisis: Assessing Extension efforts during COVID-19. Advancements in Agricultural Development, doi: https://doi.org/10.37433/aad.v1i2.35
  • Narine, L.K, Harder, A., Roberts, G., (2019). Farmers’ preference for modern information communication technologies in Trinidad. Journal of International Agricultural and Extension Education, 26:3
  • Narine, L.K, Harder, A., Roberts, G., (2019). Farmers’ intention to use text messaging for extension services in Trinidad. Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 25:4, doi: 10.1080/1389224X.2019.1629970
  • Harder, A., Narine, L.K, Denny, M., (2019). Exploring the social capital of county-level Cooperative Extension agents. . Journal of Human Sciences and Extension, 7:1, 92-103.
  • Narine, L.K, Harder, A., Zelaya, P., (2019). A qualitative analysis of the challenges and threats facing Cooperative Extension at the county level. Journal of Southern Agricultural Education Research, 69:2019
  • Narine, L.K, Harder, A., Danyluk, M., (2019). Floridian producers’ concerns about the Food Safety and Modernization Act. Food Protection Trends, 39:3, 237-244.
  • Narine, L.K, Harder, A., Roberts, G., (2019). Extension officers’ adoption of modern information communication technologies to interact with farmers of Trinidad. . Journal of International Agricultural and Extension Education, 26:1, 17-34. doi: 10.5191/jiaee.2019.26103
  • Harder, A., Narine, L.K, (2019). Interpersonal Leadership Competencies of Extension Agents in Florida. Journal of Agricultural Education, 60:1, 224-233. doi: 10.5032/jae.2019.01224
  • Harder, A., Narine, L.K, Wells, O., (2019). Organizational Priorities for Advancing Cooperative Extension in Urban Counties in Florida. Journal of Agricultural Education, 60:1, 96-108. doi: 10.5032/jae.2019.01096
  • Ganpat, W., Narine, L.K, Harder, A., (2017). The impact of farm visits on farmers’ satisfaction with extension: Examining the dependence on individual methods in the Caribbean. Journal of International Agricultural and Extension Education, 24:3
  • Roberts, G., Ganpat, W., Narine, L.K, (2016). Agricultural extension officers’ knowledge and perceptions of food security issues in Trinidad and Tobago. Journal of International Agricultural and Extension Education, 23:3
  • Ganpat, W., Narine, L.K, (2015). Measuring farmers’ trust and confidence in the extension services of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States . Tropical Agriculture, 92:3
  • Baksh, K., Ganpat, W., Narine, L.K, (2015). Occupational health and safety issues among vegetable farmers in Trinidad and the implications for extension. Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health, 21:3
  • Narine, L.K, Ganpat, W., (2015). Demand for organic produce: Trinidadian consumers’ willingness to pay for organic tomatoes. Journal of Agribusiness in Developing and Emerging Economies, 5:1
  • Roberts, G., Ganpat, W., Narine, L.K, Rodriguez, M., (2015). Trinidad food producers’ training needs for food security and implications for extension. . Journal of International Agricultural and Extension Education, 22:1
  • Narine, L.K, Ganpat, W., Ali, A., (2014). Consumers’ willingness to pay for greenhouse-hydroponic tomatoes in Trinidad. Tropical Agriculture, 91:4
  • Ganpat, W., Webster, N., Narine, L.K, (2014). Farmers’ satisfaction with extension services in the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States. Journal of International Agricultural and Extension Education, 21:3
  • Ragbir, S., Ganpat, W., Narine, L.K, (2014). Innovativeness and success among vegetable farmers in Trinidad, West Indies. Tropical Agriculture, 91:1

Professional Journal

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | Technical Reports

    Research Reports

    • Narine, L.K, Meier, C., (2020). Retrospective evaluation of the USU Extension internship program. *
    • Narine, L.K, Meier, C., (2020). Retrospective evaluation of the USU Extension mini-grant program. *
    • Narine, L.K, (2020). Situational needs assessment of Utah: Salt Lake County. *
    • Narine, L.K, (2020). Situational needs assessment of Utah: Utah County. *
    • Meier, C., Narine, L.K, (2020). Assessing Extension efforts in response to COVID-19.
    • Narine, L.K, (2020). Civil rights compliance: Summary parity report 2019. *
    • Narine, L.K, Meier, C., (2019). Performance of Utah State University Extension. Report to USU Extension 2019. *
    • Narine, L.K, (2019). Situational needs assessment of Utah.
    • Narine, L.K, (2019). Civil Rights Compliance: Summary Parity Report 2018. *
    • Narine, L.K, Walker, A.B, (2019). Essential competencies for early career faculty of USU Extension. *
    • Narine, L.K, Walker, A.B, (2019). Professional Development Needs Assessment of USU Extension.

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Publications | Other

    Newsletter

    • Diaz, J., Narine, L.K, Jayaratne, K., (2020). Diversity, equity, and inclusion national panel: Using expert consensus to guide training. American Evaluation Association *
    • Narine, L.K, (2020). Strengthening the evaluation capacity of extension educators through a collaborative regional effort. American Evaluation Association *
    • Ali, A., Hill, P.A, Swadley, E., Narine, L.K, (2020). The Rural Online Initiative: Remote work strategies for success. NACDEP *
    • Narine, L.K, (2019). Approaching evaluation capacity building (ECB) through a regional model: Experiences from the western Extension region.. American Evaluation Association *
    • Narine, L.K, Hill, P.A, Ali, A., (2019). The Rural Online Initiative. American Evaluation Association *

    An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

    Extension

    Civil Rights Compliance, 2019 - Ongoing
    Evaluation Capacity Building, 2019 - Ongoing
    Evaluation Research, 2019 - Ongoing
    Federal and State Reporting, 2019 - Ongoing
    Graduate Student Advising , 2019 - Ongoing