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Eric Kaufman

Virginia Tech

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Get to Know Me

Something that excites me in my field...
Making practical connections.

My work impacts society because...

It improves the translation of research to application among stakeholders.

How I’d capture the essence of my work in a newspaper headline...

Advancing Research Through Teamwork

Current University
Virginia Tech

Research Area
Team science


Kaufman is a professor, extension specialist, and associate head with Virginia Tech's Department of Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education. 

He is a past president of the Virginia Tech Faculty Senate and of the Association of Leadership Educators. 

He holds a Ph.D. and an M.S. in Agricultural Education and Communication, and a B.S. in Agricultural Education.

Alma Mater

University of Florida

Ohio State University