Texas Tech University

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Steve Fraze, Garrison Professor and Department Chair, Ph.D.

Dr. Fraze has been at Texas Tech since 1988 and became the Agricultural Education and Communications Department Chair in 2008. He has taught AGED 5302 Research Methods in Agricultural Education and Communications, AGED 5306 History & Philosophy in Agricultural Education and Communications, ACOM 5307 Methods of Technological Change, AGED 6000 Master's Thesis, and AGED 8000 Doctor's Dissertation.

Dr. Fraze has received many outstanding teaching awards during his time at Texas Tech. In addition, Dr. Fraze has also served in leadership roles for the profession and as the current associate superintendent of the Livestock Career Development Event for the National FFA Organization. Dr. Fraze has been a co-author on several award-winning research papers and posters. He is an officer for the Western Region of the American Association for Agricultural Education.

Dr. Fraze received his B.S. in agriculture in 1975 from Lubbock Christian College. He received his Agricultural Certification in 1976 from Texas Tech University, Masters of Education from Texas Tech in 1978, and Ph.D. from Texas A&M in 1986. Dr. Fraze coordinated the Student Teaching Block from 1989 through 2008.

You can contact Dr. Fraze at 806-742-2816 or steven.fraze@ttu.edu.