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Milton G. Newberry, III


Position: Sustainable Technology Director

Expert Overview

I serve as the Director of the Sustainable Technology Program at Bucknell University, where I guide the development and implementation of its vision and actions. With a love for teaching, I have extensive background in informal STEM education, sustainability, and environmental conservation. Additionally, I have a research focus in environmental stewardship motivations and barriers, DEIJ in environmental conservation, human dimensions of natural resources and agriculture, and sustainability and climate change perceptions.


-Bailey, K., Morales, M., & Newberry III, M. G. (2020). Inclusive conservation requires amplifying experiences of diverse scientists. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 4, 1294-1295. Doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-020-01313-y

-Dorn, S. T., Newberry III, M. G., Bauske, E. M., & Pennisi, S. V. (2018). Extension master gardener volunteers of the 21st century: Educated, prosperous, and committed. HortTechnology, 28(2), 1-12. doi: https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTTECH03998-18

-Dorn, S. T., Newberry III, M. G., Bauske, E. M., & Pennisi, S. V. (2019). Are we on the same page? Exploring national, state, and local educational-response Themes for Extension Master Gardener coordinators and volunteers. HortScience, 54(3), 568-575. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI13679-18 *

-Dorn, S. T., Newberry III, M. G., Bauske, E. M., & Pennisi, S. V. (2021). If you build it, will they come? Examining motivations of Extension master gardener volunteers. Society & Natural Resources, 34(9), 1250-1267. https://doi.org/10.1080/08941920.2021.1949511

-Newberry III, M. G., Fuhrman, N. E., & Morgan, A. C. (2017). Naming “animal ambassadors” in an educational presentation: Effects on learner knowledge retention. Applied Environmental Education and Communication, doi: 10.1080/1533015X.2017.1333051.

-Schueler, D., & Newberry III, M. G. (2019). Animal ambassador interpretation techniques and its impact on connectedness to nature. Applied Environmental Education and Conservation.

-Smyth, J. D., Israel, G. D., Newberry III, M. G., & Hull, R. G. (2019). Effects of stem and response order on response patterns in satisfaction ratings. Field Methods, 31(3), 260-276.

-Stofer, K. A., & Newberry, III, M. G. (2017). When defining agriculture and science, explicit is not a bad word. Journal of Agricultural Education, 58(1), 131-150. https://doi.org/10.5032/jae.2017.01131


Ph.D., University of Florida (2015), Extension Education – Environmental Education & Evaluation
M.A., University of Georgia (2012), Extension Education - Evaluation
B.S., Pennsylvania State University (2007), Wildlife & Fisheries Science