- Author: Dohee Kim
Nathaniel joined UC Cooperative Extension in Los Angeles County in 1994 as a youth development program coordinator and became a 4-H advisor in 2007. Since 2012, he has served as county director for Los Angeles County.
Nathaniel's research focuses on adolescent development, educational planning, social capital and community networks. In addition, he has provided crucial leadership in the areas of science education, camp and citizenship. He received his B.A. in sociology at UC Davis, M.S. in educational leadership at Florida Agriculture and Mechanical University and Ed.D. in educational leadership at UCLA.
"It is my honor and privilege to accept this position. I look forward to continuing the initiative's goals to combine research, education and partnerships for the improvement of youth, family and community health," Nathaniel said. "I also look forward to raising the profile and reach of UC ANR through this initiative."
He succeeds Dave Campbell (UCCE community development specialist in the department of human ecology at UC Davis), who has been named Associate Dean for Social/Human Sciences in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
To contact Nathaniel, please email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.