Jean Ruley Kearns, Ph.D.

Professor Emerita, Family Studies and Human Development

Since joining the UA in 1959, Dr. Kearns received the UA Humanitarian Award, entered the UA Hall of Fame, and received the CALES Lifetime Achievement Award. She was appointed by President Reagan to the Board for International Food and Agriculture,  received the World Food Prize Distinguished Service Award, named Fullbright Professor, and; served as Consortium for International Development Executive DirectorCurrently she serves on several Goards and consults internationally..