Experts in the Field of Rural Community Development

Bio: 

Burkhart-Kriesel focuses her research and extension programming on how to recruit new residents to rural communities. The research, conducted with colleagues across the Great Plains, was woven into a multi-state, extension-led program called "Marketing Hometown America." It is a participatory community effort that helps residents see their community from a new resident's perspective and assists them in developing strategies to market their community.