Kesha A. Henry is a graduate research assistant in the Office of Multicultural Programs. She is an international Ph.D. student here at Purdue University in the Department of Youth Development and Agricultural Education. Henry received her B.S. in Environmental Science in 2004 from the College of Agriculture Science and Education Port Antonio, Portland, Jamaica West Indies & Nova Scotia Agricultural College, Canada and a M.S. in Agricultural Education in 2008 from North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, North Carolina.
Kesha's research interests includes urban high school students and their career choices as it relates to higher education and work in agricultural related field. She is also interested in issues related to funding for international agricultural extension programs and how reduction in funding impacts the effectiveness of those programs.
Additionally, Kesha is interested in factors that impact the effectiveness of adult education programs in Jamaica and the development of strategies that can help to make adult education programs more attractive to individuals.