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Kathryn (Katie) Stofer
Kathryn (Katie) Stofer, Ph.D.
Kathryn (Katie) Stofer
Research Assistant Professor

Katie specializes in public engagement with agriscience, including research and Extension with primarily adult audiences in settings beyond the traditional classroom setting. She studies the interface of science or STEM education and agriculture in museums and other community settings, particularly looking at ways to help non-professionals and professional researchers communicate and collaborate. Her research and extension on public engagement with science and free-choice learning covers topics including science communication and science outreach as well as informal science education, 4-H, and citizen science or public participation in science research. Dr. Stofer has worked on public engagement and understanding of many topics within science and agriculture, including climate change, astronomy, neuroscience, GMOs/GE, and invasive species.

Areas of Expertise
  • Email: stofer@ufl.edu
  • Phone: (352) 273-3690
  • Address: PO Box 110540, Rolfs 307B
    University of Florida
    Gainesville, FL 32611

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