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Cynthia L. Haynes

Professor, Consumer Horticulture Extension Specialist, CELT Faculty Fellow

Department of Horticulture
131 Horticulture Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, IA  50011-1100

(515) 294-4006
131 Horticulture


Doctor of Philosophy, University of Georgia, 1996
Master of Science, University of Georgia, 1991
Bachelor of Science, Louisiana Tech University, 1988

Research Focus

Horticulture Pedagogy/Andragogy:  Evaluation of Horticulture Education for youth, college undergraduates, and Master Gardeners.  Human Issues in Horticulture:  the interaction of people and plants.

Awards/Special Recognition

2020 Spring 2020 Innovation in Teaching Award (ISU)
2018 Outstanding Achievement in Teaching (CALS)
2017 Outstanding Undergraduate Educator Award (ASHS)
2016 CALS Extension Team Award for the Master Gardener Program
2013 North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) Outstanding Regional Teacher Award (Midwest)
2011 Iowa State Horticulture Society Award
2010 NACTA Fellow
2010 Wakonse Fellow
2008 Gamma Sigma Delta Mission Teaching Award
2006 Garden Writers Association Silver Award for Indoor Plants publication
2003, 2008 ISU Extension Award for Educational Team
2000, 2008 Miller Faculty Fellow

Teaching Responsibilities

Horticulture 121 – Home Horticulture
Horticulture 221 – Principles of Horticultural Science
Horticulture 330 – Herbaceous Ornamentals
Horticulture 424/524 – Environmental and Sustainable Horticulture
Horticulture 494 – Service-learning in Horticulture

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