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Education

  • Ph.D. Michigan State University (1991) Agricultural and Extension Education.
    Major: Extension Education
    Minor: International Community Development
    Dissertation topic: Educational Orientation and Job Satisfaction: A Study of Extension Agents and Their Supervisors.
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  • M.S. University of the Philippines at Los Baños (1982) Extension Education.
    Thesis topic: Farmers' Expectations of the Extension Services of an Institution of Higher Learning: A Case Study.
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  • B.S. Tribhuvan University, Nepal. (1976) Agricultural Education.

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Work Experience

  • 2007 - present: Senior Associate to the Dean, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, MSU.
  • 2005 - present: Professor, Department of Community, Agriculture, Recreation and Resources Studies.
  • 1994 - 2005: Associate Professor, Michigan State University.
  • 1992 - 94: Assistant Professor, Agricultural and Extension Education, Michigan State University.
  • 1990 - 92: Extension Specialist, 1993-1994: Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural and Extension Education.Michigan State University.
  • 1987 - 90: Agricultural and Extension Education Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Agricultural and Extension Education, Michigan State University.
  • 1983 - 87: Lecturer in Agricultural Extension, Institute of Agriculture and Animal Science (IAAS), Tribhuvan University, Nepal.
  • 1977 - 83: Assistant Lecturer, Institute of Agriculture & Animal Science, Tribhuvan University, Nepal.
  • 1976 - 77: Instructor, Institute of Agriculture & Animal Science, Tribhuvan University, Nepal.

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Affiliation with other MSU Units/Programs

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Honors and Awards

  • Fulbright U.S. Senior Scholar to Nepal, 2005-06.

  • Fulbright Senior Specialist in Environmental Science 2002 (Nepal); 2005 (Cambodia).

  • Outstanding Young Professional Award, Association of International Agricultural and Extension Education, 2001.

  • Article of the Year Award, Journal of Applied Communication, 2000.

  • Excellence in Evaluation Award from American Evaluation Association, 1998.

  • Phi Kappa Phi (honor society), Gamma Sigma Delta (honor society, agriculture), and Phi Beta Delta (honor society, international scholars).

  • Thoman Fellowship for the study of issues related to food security and hunger, Michigan State University, 1988-89.

  • Fellowship to study population education, International Labor Organization (ILO), 1984.

  • Vice-Chancellor Gold Medal, Tribhuvan University, Nepal, 1976.

  • Mahendra Vidya Bhusan Gold Medal from His Majesty, King of Nepal, 1976.

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Membership in Professional Societies

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Select Publications

  • Suvedi, Murari; Singh, Baldeo; Vijayaragavan, K.; Padaria, R.N.; and Wason, Monica (Eds.). (2008). Impact of evaluation capacity building programme of IARI. Indian Journal of Extension Education, 43 (1&2).

  • Singh, Neeraj; Suvedi, Murari; and Rai, Mathura. (2008). Varietal  evaluation  of cowpea in Eastern Uttar Pradesh.  Indian Journal of Extension Education, 43 (1&2).

  • Sasidhar, P.V.K. and Suvedi, M. (2008). Knowledge, attitude and adoption changes among participants of Radio Farm School Programme on Backyard Poultry.  Indian Journal of Extension Education, 43 (1&2).

  • Suvedi, Murari and Mary ZumBrunnen. (2007). Michigan Sugarbeet Advancement: Decade-long evaluation shows consistent success. Sugar. July/August.

  • Pokharel, R. and Suvedi, M. (2007).  Indicators for measuring the success of Nepal’s Community Forestry Program: A Local Perspective. Human Ecology Review, 14(1).

  • Suvedi, M. (2004). Focus group interviews: A tool to study perceptions, attitudes and feelings. Himalayan Journal of Sociology and Anthropology, Vol. 1. Pp.84 (i)-84(iii).

  • Suvedi, M. and G. Heyboer. (2004). Perceptions of recent graduates and employers about undergraduate programs in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at Michigan State University: A follow-up study. NACTA Journal, Vol. 48, No. 1, Pp 22-27.
  • Suvedi, M. (2004). Focus group interviews: A tool to study perceptions, attitudes and feelings. Himalayan Journal of Sociology and Anthropology, Vol. 1. Pp.84(i)-84(iii).
  • Suvedi, M.; den Biggelaar, C. and Morford, S. (2003). "Conceptual Framework for Evaluating Sustainable Agriculture." Journal of Crop Production, Vol 9 (1/2).
  • Suvedi, M. and Pyakuryal, K. (2002) "Agricultural Extension in Nepal," in Frank L. Brewer (Ed.) Agricultural Extension Systems: An International Perspective. North Chelmsford, MA: Erudition Books.

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