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Katie Starzec

Starzec, Katie
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Kansas State University
1612 Claflin Rd.
301 Umberger Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506

Program involvement
Agricultural Education Master's Degree - Instructor


Katie Starzec teaches and advises students in agricultural communications and journalism at Kansas State University. Her teaching areas are environmental communication, strategic communication, and principles of layout and design.  

With a background in natural resource management related to water and soil, Katie also has an extension appointment that revolves around communication strategies for environmental and conservation efforts. These strategies include communication’s role in landowner decision-making, outreach strategies for watershed management, and partnerships in natural resource conservation.


Ph.D. in Environmental Design and Planning, Kansas State University, 2015
B.S. in Agricultural Communications and Journalism, Kansas State University, 2010