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Joseph Gakpo

Joseph Gakpo

Summer Student Worker Crop & Soil Sciencesjogakpo@ncsu.edu
Street Address: 4101 Beryl Road
NC State University
Raleigh, NC 27695-7606
Mailing Address: Campus Box 7607
NC State University
Raleigh, NC 27695-7606

Job Description Joseph Opoku Gakpo is a communications intern working with Conservation Agronomy Extension Associate, Austin Menker. His roles include managing the North Carolina State Extension Conservation Agronomy Program's social media pages, writing articles and fact sheets, producing videos, participating in program outreaches, and undertaking associated communication duties. Joseph is a Ph.D. student in Agricultural Education and Human Sciences at the Department of Agricultural and Human Sciences, NC State University. He is also pursuing a graduate minor in Genetic Engineering and Society. Joseph’s research interest focuses on how humans interact with technological innovations. Specifically, his interdisciplinary research works investigate how communication influences the deployment of agricultural biotechnologies. He is a Ghanaian journalist with more than 15 years of experience covering science, environment, agriculture, parliamentary affairs, and rural development issues in Africa.

Website cals.ncsu.edu/agricultural-and-human-sciences/people/joseph-gakpo

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