Hikaru Hanawa Peterson, Ph.D.

Hikaru recently started her position as professor of food marketing and consumer economics at University of Minnesota. While at Kansas State University, she co-created the Center for Rural Enterprise Engagement. At the Center, she contributes her expertise in research methods in marketing to generate science-based solutions to questions and challenges related to new media marketing for … Continue reading Hikaru Hanawa Peterson, Ph.D.

Lauri M. Baker, Ph.D.

Dr. Lauri Baker is an associate professor in agricultural communications at Kansas State University where she is a co-creator of the Center for Rural Enterprise Engagement and teaches courses in new media, agricultural communication theory, and environmental communication. She received her M.S. and PhD in agricultural communication from the University of Florida in 2009 and … Continue reading Lauri M. Baker, Ph.D.

Cheryl Boyer, Ph.D.

Cheryl is an Associate Professor and Extension Specialist for ornamental nursery cropproduction and garden centers at Kansas State University. She holds a BLA (Bachelor ofLandscape Architecture) and MS in horticulture from Oklahoma State University. Her doctoral degree in horticulture was earned from Auburn University in 2008. Cheryl’s research has focused on alternative potting materials for … Continue reading Cheryl Boyer, Ph.D.