John Hawley

Purdue Extension Educator, Dearborn County, Community Development, Natural Resources

Dearborn County
John Hawley

John Hawley is the Extension Educator for agriculture, natural resources and community development in Dearborn County. He joined Purdue Extension in 2017. Hawley received a B.S. in Agricultural Communications from Texas Tech University in 2015 and an M.S. in Agricultural Extension and Education from Utah State University in 2017.

John completed the first-ever research evaluation of Farm to School Programming in the State of Utah. His evaluation assessed the role of farmers in Farm to School Programming and local food. Additionally, his research and field work has examined topics such as extension communication, agricultural education, social media, and marketing. He began his tenure in Dearborn County in July of 2017 and seeks to improve the community through a variety of programming and events.