Dr. Misty Lambert

Associate Professor
Science with Practice Program Director
dr misty lambert

Courses Taught

  • AgEdS 402/502: Methods of Teaching in Ag and Life Sciences
  • AgEdS 312: Science with Practice
  • AgEdS 533: Introduction to Learning Theory in Agricultural Education



Research Interests

While I research multiple areas of agricultural education, my passion is definitely in methods that better prepare teachers for the realities of the classroom and or developing processes and programs that can support new teachers through those critical first years. I also work with the "Feed the Future Innovation Lab for the Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss".

Research Areas

Teaching methods and curricula

Teacher preparation

Early career teacher support

Reflective teacher thought

Selected Peer Reviewed Publications

Stewart, J., Lambert, M. D., Ulmer, J. D., Witt, P. A., & Carraway, C. L. (2017). Discovering quality in teacher education: perceptions concerning what makes an effective cooperating teacher. Journal of Agricultural Education, 58(1), 280-299.https://doi.org/10.5032/jae.2017.01280 

McKim, A. J., Lambert, M. D., Sorensen, T. J., & Velez, J. J. (2015). Examining the Common Core Standards in Agricultural Education. Journal of Agricultural Education. 56(3), 134-145. doi: 10.5032/jae.2015.03134

Sorensen, T. J., Lambert, M. D., McKim, A. J. (2014). Examining Oregon Agriculture Teachers' Professional Development Needs by Career Phase. Journal of Agricultural Education, 55(5), 140-154. doi 10.5032/jae.2014.05140

Lambert, M. D., Velez, J. J., & Elliott, K. M. (2014). What is the teachers' experience when implementing the Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education? Journal of Agricultural Education, 55(4), 100-115. doi: 10.5032/jae.2014.04100

Lambert, M. D., Henry, A. L., & Tummons, J. D. (2011) How Do Early Career Agriculture Teachers Talk About Their Time? Journal of Agricultural Education, 52(3), 50-63. doi: 10.5032/jae.2011.03050

Professional Development

Elliott, K. E., & Lambert, M. D. (2016). “Wait! What are we doing again? Setting context and giving effective directions the first time.” National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE) Annual Convention. Las Vegas, NV.

Lambert, M. D. & Elliott, K. M. (November 2015). Asking Good Questions and getting more mileage. National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE) Annual Convention. New Orleans, LA.

Professional Service

Department of Agricultural Education & Studies

  • Member, Agricultural Education Team (Fall 2017-Present)
  • Member, Graduate Admissions Committee (Fall 2017-Present)

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

  • Member, CALS Outcomes Assessment Committee (Fall 2017-Present)
  • Member, CALS Scholarship Committee (Fall 2017-Present)

Professional Associations

  • Member, American Association for Agricultural Education (2007-present)
  • Research Committee, American Association for Agricultural Education
  • Journal of Agricultural Education Editing-Managing Board (2016-2018)
  • Member, North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (2008-present)
  • Teacher Education Caucus planning committee (2016-present)
  • Association of International Agricultural and Extension Education (2017-present)

AAAE Strategic Plan Goal Team 4 (increase the impact of our scholarship) (2017-present)

Area of Expertise: 
Agricultural Education
Post-Harvest Loss Engagement
Doctorate of Philosophy, Agricultural Education, University of Missouri (2010)
Masters of Agricultural Education, North Carolina State University (2004)
Bachelors of Science, Agricultural Education, North Carolina State University (2002)
206F Curtiss Hall