Michael F. Burnett, PhD
Title: Executive Associate Dean, College of Agriculture and J.C. Floyd Endowed Professor of Agriculture
Bachelor’s Degree: Bachelor of Science, Clemson University, 1973
Master’s Degree: Masters of Agricultural Education, Clemson University, 1974
PhD: Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural Education, The Ohio State University, 1980
Phone: (225) 578-2362
Office: 134 Martin Woodin Hall
Michael F. Burnett is the Executive Associate Dean of the College of Agriculture as well as the J. C. Floyd Endowed Professor of Agriculture. He taught high school agricultural science in Greenville, South Carolina after completion of his master’s degree. He completed his PhD degree at The Ohio State University in 1980 and immediately joined the faculty in the School of HREWD at LSU. During his 35 years as a member of the faculty at LSU, he has been active in both the undergraduate and graduate teaching programs, the School’s research program, and service activities at the university, community, state, and national levels. In more recent years, his activities centered around the School’s graduate programs in which he continues to teach the research design, methodology, and analysis courses. He has advised numerous graduate students including service as major professor for 93 doctoral students who have completed their Ph.D. degrees and several currently enrolled doctoral students. For almost 20 years, Dr. Burnett served as the Director of the School of HREWD. Results of his research and that of his students have been published in a wide range of research journals including the Human Resource Development Quarterly, the Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal, the Journal of Cultural Diversity, the Journal of Vocational Education Research, the Journal of Vocational and Technical Education, the Journal of Rural and Small Schools, the Journal of Industrial and Technical Teacher Educators, the Journal of Agricultural Education, and the National Association of Business Teacher Educator Review.