Bradd L. Anderson, EdD

Assistant Extension Professor, State 4-H Youth Development Specialist


1110 S. College Avenue, Columbia, MO 65211
(573) 884-0576
andersonb@missouri.edu
Curriculum Vitae


Education

EdD, University of Missouri, 2019; MS, University of Missouri, 1994; BS, University of Missouri, 1992.


Research Interests

  • Leadership development
  • Positive youth development
  • Military children and teens
  • Adolescent development

Bio

As a research practitioner, Dr. Anderson leverages over two decades of career experience to establish accessible linkages between the theory, research, and practice of youth development. His career as a youth development specialist has ranged in scope from county 4-H clubs in rural Missouri to the more global reach of Army Headquarters. Keystones of Dr. Anderson’s approach include creating innovative developmental environments that engage the voice of youth, leveraging youth-adult partnerships, and utilizing emerging technologies. This includes founding FilmFest 4-H, the national youth film festival, the state 4-H Photo Corps, and coordinating Missouri’s State 4-H Council. Dr. Anderson’s research interests include youth leadership, military families, and the emerging field of positive youth development.