Brian Raison

Dr. Brian Raison, Associate Professor & Leadership Specialist, has served The Ohio State University for nearly 25 years in the Dept. of Extension. His focus is on leadership, with applications in teaching, strategic alignment, and capacity building. He also teaches graduate courses in the Dept. of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership. In 2020, Raison’s “online strategies for engagement” curriculum materials reached over 2,500 educators at 20+ universities across the U.S. In 2021, the OSU Institute for Teaching and Learning invited Raison to create an “online strategies” instructional redesign short-course to be shared university-wide. Raison holds a BS in Business, an MA in Sociology, and a PhD in Extension Education (non-formal andragogy). He also volunteers with community and faith-based service NGOs, and carries on heirloom gardening traditions learned from his grandparents over 40 years ago.

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