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Stephanie Femrite

Assistant Extension Professor
Assistant Director, Missouri 4-H Center for Youth Development

 219 Gentry Hall
Columbia, MO 65211 
(573) 884-0028

Areas of Expertise

  • Developing and strengthening environments for positive youth development
  • Thriving environments for out-of-school time
  • Volunteer development and management in non-profit organizations

Dr. Stephanie Femrite earned her M.A. in Youth Development in 2011 and her Ph.D. in Agriculture Education and Leadership in 2022, both from the University of Missouri. In her role as Assistant Director of MIssouri 4-H, Dr. Femrite works with youth development professionals around the state. Her research focuses on high-quality youth development environments, thriving environments during out-of-school time, and volunteer development and management within non-profit organizations.


National 4-H Association of Extension of 4-H Youth Development Professionals

Missouri 4-H Center for Youth Development