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Communications and Agricultural Education

Communications and Agricultural Education

Kansas State University
1612 Claflin Road
301 Umberger Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-3402

785-532-5633 fax

Gaea Hock

Associate Professor, Agricultural Educationhock

315 Umberger Hall
Manhattan, Kansas 66506 
Phone: 785-532-1166 
Fax: 785-532-5633 

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Dr. Hock teaches introduction to agricultural education and teaching methods; she assists with student intern placement and supervision during the spring semester; serves as an advisor for agricultural education students and helps recruit new students into the major. 

Dr. Hock was formerly an agricultural education instructor and FFA advisor at Centre High School. She was also an instructor of agricultural leadership at Texas Tech University and an assistant professor of agricultural education at Mississippi State University before returning to her alma mater. She is a member of the American Association for Agricultural Education, National Association of Agricultural Educators, and North America Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture.  She and her husband, Matthew, are proud parents of Corabel and Jasper. 

B.S. Agricultural Education, 2003, Kansas State University
M.S. Curriculum and Instruction, 2006, Kansas State University

Ph.D. Agricultural Communications and Education, 2012, Texas Tech University

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