As an Associate Professor, I teach undergraduate and graduate courses at Texas A&M, conduct research related to college student leadership development, and engage in service activities at the university, state, and national levels.

education and training
selected publications
Academic Articles13
  • Pierre, D., Dunn, A. L., Barnes, A. C., Moore, L. L., Seemiller, C., Jenkins, D. M., ... Odom, S. F. (2020). A Critical Look at Leadership Educator Preparation: Developing an Intentional and Diverse Approach To Leadership Learning and Development: Priority 4 of the National Leadership Education Research Agenda 2020–2025. Journal of leadership studies. 14(3), 56-62.
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  • Murphrey, T., Odom, S., & Sledd, J. (2016). An Examination of University Agricultural Education Faculty Attitudes toward the Implementation of High Impact Learning Experiences. Journal of Agricultural Education. 57(3), 162-179.
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  • Dunn, A., Odom, S., Moore, L., & Rotter, C. (2016). Leadership Mindsets of First-Year Undergraduate Students: An Assessment of a Leadership-Themed Living Learning Community. Journal of Leadership Education. 15(3), 151-169.
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  • Burbank, .., Odom, .., & Sandlin, .. (2015). A Content Analysis of Undergraduate Students' Perceived Reasons for Changes in Personal Leadership Behaviors. Journal of Leadership Education. 14(2),
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Conference Papers2
  • Sandlin, M. R., & Odom, S. F. (2014). Educating Students through Service Learning and Civic Engagement Projects. HORTSCIENCE. 49(9), S27-S27.
  • Sandlin, M. R., Odom, S. F., Lindner, J. R., & Dooley, K. E. (2012). Developing a global leadership perspective through the use of student‐created reusable learning objects. Journal of leadership studies. 6(1), 79-84.
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chaired theses and dissertations
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Texas A&M University; Agricultural Leadership, Education, & Communications; 2116 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-2116