Rachael Eve Kennedy
As a doctoral student in the Department of Agriculture and Extension Education, with a focus on community viability, Rachel seeks genuine community engagement to address the “wicked problems” of our era.
Epistemologically, her work is rooted in transformative paradigms. Specifically, her research is embedded within the community foods discourse. She has expanded into theories and practices from leadership studies, political science, sociology, urban planning, and even arts-based research.
Previously, she worked for 12 years in Public Health and was a Peace Corps Volunteer. Her Master’s is in Nutrition (International Health) and Bachelor’s is in Journalism and Environmental Science.