Dr. Bryan Hains
Assistant Professor of Agriculture Education
Ph.D. (2007) – Curriculum and Instruction, Purdue University - Concentration: Agricultural Education
University of Kentucky, Assistant Professor - 2007 to present
Courses Teaching/Taught at the University of Kentucky
CLD 775 (Community Development in Scotland: A Learning Journey)
I am interested in the biological and emotional aspects of student learning and pedagogical practices which influence heightened cognition.
Research Journal Articles
*Jenkins III, C. C., Kitchel, T. & Hains, B. J. (2010). Defining Agricultural Education
Hains, B. J. & *Wilkinson, B. N. (Revised and Resubmitted). Student-Centered Course Design: Empowering Students to Become Self-Directed Learners. Journal of Experiential
*Wilkinson, B. N. & Hains, B. J. (Revised and Resubmitted). Examining administrator’s
*Graduate Student Authorship
Ricketts, K. G., Hains, B. J., Hustedde, R. J. (2009). “Community leaders of tomorrow? Providing a unique frame for international student leadership development.” International Leadership Association Conference (poster presentation). Prague, Czech Republic. (November)
Hains, B. J. & *Wilkinson, B. N. (2009). “Emotional Connections: A Student Centered Approach to Experiential Education.” International Mind, Brain, Education Society biennial conference (poster presentation). Philadelphia, PA. (June)
*Wilkinson, B. N. & Hains, B.J. (2010). “The Philosophy and Facilitation of Disciplinary Measures in Secondary Schools: Perspectives from Administrators.” Annual American Educational Research Association Conference. (May).
*Graduate Student Presenter
Hains, B. J. (2008). “Downshifting: A Bioevolutionary Process in Agricultural Education.”
Hains, B. J. (2007). “Downshifting: A Biological Phenomenon in Career and Technical Education.” Kentucky Career and Technical Education Conference. Lexington, KY. (February).
Peer Reviewed Teaching Articles
Hains, B. J., Hains, D.R. & Balschweid, M. A. (2005) Certified cultured beef: Raising beef
Editor Reviewed Articles
Hains, B. J. (2008). Career and technical education: Opportunities for downshifting?
Hains, B. J., & Talbert, B. A. (2006). Careers in agriculture: Are there any? The
International Government Reports
Hains, B. J., Lawrence, A. C., & Riley, B. J. (2010). 21st century crofting: A model for
Awards and Honors
University of Kentucky Provost Teaching Award, Non-tenured Division; Department of Community and Leadership Development - 2010.
Membership in Professional Organizations
American Association of Agricultural Educators (AAAE)