Photo of Dr. Kathleen RagsdaleResearch Professor, Social Science Research Center

Ph.D., Cultural Anthropology, University of Florida, 2002

M.A., Sociology, Florida International University, 1997

Phone: (662) 325-9168

Fax: (662) 325-7966

With support from USAID, CDC, NIH, USDA NIFA, and UN Women, among others, Ragsdale uses multimethods to inform interventions and evaluations focused on socioeconomic development, gender equity, food security, and risk reduction among vulnerable populations in Belize, Botswana, Costa Rica, Ghana, Mozambique, Panama, U.S., Virgin Islands, and Zambia. She is Gender Impacts Lead for the Feed the Future Soybean Innovation Lab, Gender and Youth Engagement Lead for the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Fish, and Director of the Gender Impacts Lab, Social Science Research Center, Mississippi State University:

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