Celina Wille

ASTE Dept

Latino Programs Specialist


Celina Wille

Contact Information

Phone: (435) 752-6263
Email: celina.wille@usu.edu

Educational Background

PhD, Agricultural and Extension Education, (International Development), Michigan State University, 1992
Attitudinal and Normative Variables as Predictors of Mexican Agricultural Students' Specific Intentions and Behavior: A Test of the Reasoned Action Theory
MS, Agricultural and Extension Education, (International Development), Michigan State University, 1988
Self-Perceived Basic Educational Needs and Interests of Adult Mexican-American Migrant Agricultural Workers in Washtenaw County
Other, Agricultural Economics, (Animal Science), Brigham Young University, 1985
BA, Early Childhood Education, Centro de Estudios Universitarios, 1984
BS, Agronomy, (Agribusiness Management), Universidad Valle Del Bravo, 1984
Proyecto de Una Granja Porcícola de Trescientos Vientres en la Zona Norte de Tamaulipas.
MSU Human Research Protection Requirements , Michigan State University, 2017
Utah Food Handler Permit, Bear River Health Department, 2017
National Nutrition Certification Program Tier I, Utah State University Extension Food Sense Program, 2016
Certificate of Adjunct Professorship, Institute of International Health Michigan State University, 2012
ServSafe Certification #7646435, National Restaurant Association, 2012
IDI Qualified Administrator, Intercultural Diversity Inventory LTD, 2012
Master Gardener Volunteer, Michigan State University Extension, 2011
Ham Radio Operator call sign KD8DAQ, FCC, 1987

Biography

I have 23 years of work experience in Land Grant Institutions on various management, teaching, outreach and capacity building roles. I was a 4-H and Youth Development Specialist at Texas A&M University, SNAP-Ed program manager for the Michigan Nutrition Network, and program evaluator for the Health and Nutrition Institute at Michigan State University Extension. While at Michigan State University, I was Associate Director of Diversity and Pluralism in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and taught courses on campus and abroad in the Department of Community Sustainability. Overseas, I have managed USAID projects in Sub-Saharan Africa and currently work as technical consultant for a USAID-funded food and nutrition project in Guatemala. My academic background is in Agricultural and Extension Education.

Teaching Interests

Nutrition Education, College Preparedness and Careers in Agriculture, Community and Civic Engagement, Inter-group Dialogue, Diversity

Research Interests

Outreach to underrepresented Extension audiences, Culturally appropriate curriculum, Latinos in Agriculture, Extension programs for Latinos, needs assessment and program evaluation.

Awards


Publications | Fact Sheets

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    Publications | Curriculum

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      Academic Journal

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          Extension

          USU Extension Sustainability, 2011 - Ongoing
          Latino Youth Leadership Development, 2018 - 2022
          Emerging Issues in Latino Communities , 2017 - 2021
          Latino Outreach Capacity Building And Program Support, 2017 - 2019
          Food Sense for Latinos and other underserved audiences , 2016 - 2019
          Culturally Sensitive Nutrition Education for Latinos , 2016 - 2017