Lola Adedokun

Lola Adedokun

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Lola Adedokun

Assistant Professor

Community and Leadership Development
710 W.P. Garrigus Building 325 Cooper Drive

Last Revised: May 30th, 2024

Professional Biography

Agents and Faculty/Specialists: Please use this link to request program evaluation consultation with Dr. Lola Adedokun

Professional Biography

Lola Adedokun, PhD, is an Assistant Extension Professor of Program Evaluation in the Department of Community and Leadership Development. Dr. Adedokun leads statewide Extension program evaluation efforts and provides technical guidance, trainings, and resources to build (and sustain) the capacity of UK Extension specialists and agents to identify, measure, and report robust outcomes and impact of their programs. Dr. Adedokun’s areas of expertise include evaluation capacity building, program development and evaluation, implementation science, and the practical applications of rigorous quantitative and qualitative research designs and advanced statistical methods to Extension program evaluation. Her primary interests focus on collective impact evaluation; complexity of designs and measurement in Extension program evaluation; development of robust measures of the cognitive, affective, behavioral, economic, and social outcomes of Extension programs; and understanding the intertwined factors that mediate and moderate Extension program impact.

Contact me for assistance with:

  • Program evaluation planning, design, and implementation
  • Research designs and statistical analyses (basic and advanced)
  • Program evaluation/research plans for grant proposals (internal and external)
  • Survey and non-survey instrument development
  • Program development (e.g., logic models)
  • Evaluation reporting (e.g., success stories)


Relevant Links:

Evaluation Resources

Identifying Extension Program Outcomes

Extension Publications

Community Assessment 



B.S., Agricultural Economics, Obafemi Awolowo University, 1999
M.S. , Agricultural Economics, Obafemi Awolowo University, 2003
Graduate Certificate, Survey Research, Purdue University, 2006
M.S. , Sociology, Purdue University, 2007
Ph.D., Education, Department of Curriculum & Instruction, Purdue University, 2007
MBA, University of Kentucky, 2023

Contact Information

Dr. Wes Harrison, Ph.D.
Department Chair

500 W.P. Garrigus Building Lexington, KY 40546-0215

(859) 562-2788