Catherine Larochelle

CALS Global is pleased to announce the 2021 CALS Global Faculty Scholars. This competitive program is designed for CALS faculty to develop a project with a global focus and consistent with the missions of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. The Faculty Scholars will receive summer salary and travel support. The 2021 Faculty Scholars are Dr. Tom Archibald and Dr. Catherine Larochelle.

Meet the 2021 CALS Global Faculty Scholars

Dr. Tom Archibald is an Associate Professor in Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education. In his project, “Evaluation Capacity Development to Support Social Entrepreneurship in West African Agriculture”, Dr. Archibald will explore the intersections of evaluation capacity development (ECD), community-engaged higher education, and youth social entrepreneurship in agriculture in Francophone West Africa.

Thomas Archibald
photo by Martin Dixon
Catherine Larochelle

Dr. Catherine Larochelle is an Assistant Professor in Agricultural and Applied Economics. In her project, Dr. Larochelle will lead the analysis of data sets, collected by CALS students, related to adoption of conservation agriculture practices by farmers in the Ecuadorian highlands. She also envisions sharing online teaching and learning strategies for internships in a teaching-focused journal.