Sky V. Georges
Assistant Professor
Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
College of Agriculture

Contact Information
Office: 202-O Farrell-Westbrook
Telephone: 615-963-1498

Research Areas
Leadership, Capacity Building, International and Community Development

Georges, S. V. & Chen, H. (2018). International student involvement: Leading away from home. Journal of Leadership Education, 17(4), 17-34.

Georges, S.V., Narine, L.K., & Rumble, J.N. (under review and resubmit). The role of cognition in consumers’ awareness of food policies. Journal of Agricultural and Food Information.

Georges, S.V. (2013). Youth leadership development in Chennai, India: Setting the foundations for the next generation of world-class leaders. UF African Studies. Retrieved from

Presentations and Invited Talks
Invited Lecture (One Week Course): Technology Transfer and Planned Change in Agriculture. Université Internationale d'Hispaniola, Port-au-Prince, Haiti. December 2018

Georges, S. V. (2017, October). Youth leadership in India: A practical approach to developing cross-culturally sensitive programs. Presenter at the International Leadership Association Conference. Brussels, Belgium.

Georges, S. V. & Chen, H. (2017, October). International graduate students’ perception of their undergraduate experience. Presenter at the International Leadership Association Conference. Brussels, Belgium.

Invited Lecture: Leading from the Heart: Getting the Best Out of your Mentor-Mentee Relationships. University of Florida. Gainesville, FL. April 2017

Georges, S. V. (2017, February). Supporting extension educators and professionals to diffuse agricultural technologies in Haiti. Presenter at the McKnight Mid-Year Research and Writing Conference. Tampa, Florida.

Georges, S. V. (2016, November). Contextualizing leadership to prepare globally-minded students. Presenter at the International Leadership Association Conference. Atlanta, Georgia.

Invited Lecture: Effective Change Agent Behaviors. USAID Change Workshop. Pétion-Ville, Haiti. May 2016

Invited Lecture: Team Leadership and Effective Communication. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. April, 2016

Ph.D. Agricultural Education and Communication, University of Florida
M.S. Sustainable Development Practice, University of Florida
B.A. Criminology, University of Florida

Date Joined Staff: 2018