International Extension

What We Do

The continuing integration of global economies and societies affects nearly every part of our lives, education, communities, business, and government. For Purdue Extension, this means responding proactively to the global forces that are shaping Indiana so that we remain effective in serving our local clientele and addressing local needs.

Contact Us

Amanda Dickson
International Extension Specialist

International Extension focuses on these main areas:

  • Initiating new opportunities to enhance the ability of Extension educators to provide improved service and internationally-focused educational programming to all Indiana residents.
  • Developing relationships with partnering institutions for collaboration on extension-based projects and programs.
  • Increasing exposure for Indiana residents to international experiences, new cultures and to the international interconnectedness that is driven by the convergence of global economies and societies.
  • Identifying opportunities in cooperation with Indiana state government to better position Indiana farmers and businesses to compete in the global marketplace.