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Jay Jayaratne

Jayaratne, Jay
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North Carolina State University
Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences
200 Ricks Hall P.O. Box 7607
Raleigh, NC 27695

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Agricultural Education Master's Degree - Instructor


K.S.U. Jayaratne is a professor in the department of agricultural and human sciences and the state leader for Extension evaluation at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC. In this capacity, he teaches program planning, program evaluation, research methods, and international agriculture graduate courses and provides the program evaluation leadership to North Carolina Extension faculty. He has extensive experience in extension program evaluation. His research interests are on extension program planning, evaluation, and international agriculture. He received his doctorate from Iowa State University and master of science from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. He received his BS from the University of Peradeniya in Sri Lanka.


Ph.D., in Agricultural Extension and Education, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 2001
Master of Extension Education, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois 1993
B.S. in Agriculture, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, 1981