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Becky Raulerson

Senior Lecturer and e-Learning Coordinator

113D Bryant Hall
PO Box 112060
Gainesville, FL 32611

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Becky Raulerson is a senior lecturer for the Department of Agricultural Education and Communication, originally from Bonifay, Florida. Before joining the AEC team, Raulerson worked as a sales representative for Novartis Animal Health, a high school English teacher, the owner of a video production company and was most recently a research coordinator for the UF/IFAS Center for Public Issues Education in Agriculture and Natural Resources (PIE Center).

Raulerson is a two-time graduate of the department, earning her Bachelor of Science in agricultural education and communication specializing in agricultural communication, and her Master of Science in agricultural education. Currently, Raulerson is a full-time senior lecturer and part-time doctoral student. Her duties as a faculty member also include advising the department’s minor and certificate students, coordinating the communication and leadership development specialization internship course, and also serving as the department’s eLearning coordinator. As a student, her research focus is effectively communicating issues and evaluating undergraduate students’ perceptions of high impact experiences.

In addition to the classes Raulerson teaches, she leads the department’s study abroad programs to Belize and Costa Rica.


Recent Publications

Meyers, C., Abrams, K., Telg, R., Fletcher, K., & Raulerson, B. (2012, October). Students' Identification of Important Issues in Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Harsh, J., Lamm, A, Meyers, C., Telg, R., & Raulerson, B. (2017, May). Influence of case studies when teaching agricultural and natural resource issues. Refereed poster session presented at the National Research Conference of the American Association of Agricultural Education, San Luis Obispo, CA.

Telg, R. W., Raulerson, B., Harsh, J., Meyers, C., & Lamm, A. (2017, June). Using multimedia case studies to teach agricultural and natural resources issues. Presentation at NACTA Conference, West Lafayette, IN.

Telg, R., Lamm, A. J., Raulerson, B., & Harsh, J. (2017, February). Advancing knowledge of agricultural and natural resources issues via case studies. Poster presented at the University of Florida 3rd Annual Agricultural Education and Communication Department Research Symposium, Gainesville, FL.

Roberts, T. G., Raulerson, B., Telg, R., Harder, A., & Stedman, N. (2018). The impacts of a short-term study abroad on critical thinking of agriculture students. NACTA Journal, 62(2), 168-174. 

Roberts, T. G., Raulerson, B., Telg, R., Harder, A., & Stedman, N. (2019). Exploring how critical reflection can be used in a short-term study abroad experience to elicit cultural awareness and technical knowledge of agriculture students. NACTA Journal, 63(1), 25-31. Retrieved from

Awards & Honors

NACTA Educator Award, 2022

Distinguished Alumnus. Presented by National Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow (NACT), 2017.