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Katie B. Perry, Ph.D.

Katie Perry

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Senior Vice Provost and Professor Emerita

General Information

Education:

  • B.S. Pennsylvania State University 1974 Meteorology
  • M.S. Pennsylvania State University 1976 Horticulture
  • Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University 1979 Horticulture

Professional Experience:

  • Special Assistant to the Provost, 10/2009 – present
  • Senior Vice Provost Emerita and Professor Emerita, 4/2009 - present
  • Senior Vice Provost and Professor, North Carolina State Univ. 10/1/2003 – 3/31/09
  • Professor and Associate Dean for Administration, North Carolina State Univ. 6/1/2003 – 9/30/2003
  • Professor and Assistant Dean for Administration, North Carolina State Univ. 7/1998 – 5/31/2003
  • Professor and Dept. Extension Leader, North Carolina State Univ. 9/1992 - 6/1998
  • Professor, North Carolina State Univ. 7/1992 - present
  • Associate Professor, North Carolina State Univ. 7/1986 - 6/1992
  • Assistant Professor, North Carolina State Univ. 1/1982 - 6/1986
  • Extension Specialist North Carolina State Univ. 3/1980 - 12/1981 

Professional Society Memberships:

  • CAST Board Member (2003-2006), Representative for the Amer. Soc. For Horticultural Science
  • American Meteorological Society (1978-2007)
    Chair, Agricultural & Forest Meteorology Committee, 1990-92, Member, 1996-99
    Program Chair, 19th & 20th Conf. on Agri. and Forest Meteorol., 1990 and 1992
  • American Society for Horticultural Science (1978-present)
    Extension Division - Past Vice President (1996-98)
    Extension Division - Vice President (1995-96)
    Extension Division - Vice President Elect (1994-95)
    Cross Commodity Publication Award Committee (1991)
    Extension Advisory Committee (1991-1998)
    Working Group: Meteorology & Climatology (1978-1993); Chair 1984-85
  • Southern Region American Society for Horticultural Science (1982-present)
  • Central N. C. Chapter-American Meteorological Society (1982-present)
    Secretary, 1986
  • N. C. Association of Cooperative Extension Specialists (1981- 1998)
    Secretary-Treasurer (1984-86)
    Board Member (1994-95)
    President-elect (1998)

Honors and Awards:

  • Pennsylvania State University Alumni Fellow (2004)
  • Leadership and Administration Award (2002), American Society for Horticultural Science-Southern Region
  • Fellow, American Society for Horticultural Science (1999)
  • American Society for Horticultural Science Extension Publication Award (1998) in recognition of the most outstanding paper on horticultural extension published by the Society in 1998.
  • North Carolina Cooperative Extension Leadership Award (1996)
  • Pennsylvania State University Centennial Fellow, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, Department of Meteorology (1996)
  • U.S. Representative to World Meteorological Organization-Commission on Agricultural Meteorology (1984 -1995)
  • American Society of Agricultural Engineering Blue Ribbon in Educational Aids Competition (1994)
  • Certificate of Excellence, American Society of Agronomy Educational Materials Contest (1992)
  • American Society for Horticultural Science Extension Division Award of Excellence (1991)
  • Epsilon Sigma Phi State Early-Career Award (1988)
  • American Society of Agricultural Engineering Blue Ribbon in Educational Aids Competition (1985)
  • U.S. Dept. of Commerce Special Achievement Award (1971)

Honor Society Memberships:

  • Alpha Zeta (1972-present)
  • Epsilon Sigma Phi (1985-present)
  • Gamma Sigma Delta (1976-present)
    NCSU Chapter President 1990-91, Pres. Elect 1989-90, Sec-Treas. 1987-89, Historian 1994-2000
  • Phi Epsilon Phi (1975-present)
  • Sigma Xi (1977-2008)

Professional Development:

  • Strategic Leadership for Diversity Forum (2003)
  • B.A.S.I.C. Race Awareness Seminar (1999)
  • Effective Supervision Training for NC Cooperative Extension Service Personnel (1997)
  • Certification Training to be a SkillScope Feedback Facilitator (1997)
  • Creative Training Techniques (1997)
  • Completed Course "Internet Home Page Creation Introduction" (1996)
  • Leadership for Quality: An Advanced Leadership Institute (1995)
  • Human Patterns (1995)
  • Supervision for Managers/Professionals Program, 42 hour program by the North Carolina Office of State Personnel, Personnel Development Center. Passed exam at the highest level which gives eligibility for the Certified Public Manager track. (1994)
  • The Power of Insight (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) (1990)

Publication Summary:

Refereed Journal Articles (33), Research Bulletins (1), Research Reports. (27),Extension Publications (49), Slide Sets/Videos/Software (3), Book Chapters (3), Abstracts (22), Popular and Misc. Articles (8).