Dr. Bell teaches extensively in the teacher preparation program of the department. Currently, he coordinates both the traditional as well as provisional agricultural education endorsement programs. Within the undergraduate curriculum, he specializes in program planning instruction and professional practice. Graduate level instruction includes teaching methodology and program planning.
Dr. Bell's scholarly activity and research interests are in curriculum development issues. He has served as vice-president for the North Central region as well as president of the AAAE, and was recently bestowed the distinction of Senior Fellow within the AAAE. He currently represents the AAAE on the National Council for Agricultural Education, and is beginning his term as president of the NCAE.
Lloyd Bell is a professor in the department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication. He is a Nebraska native having received his B.S. in Agriculture from the University of Nebraska in 1971, M.S. in 1980, and Ph.D. in 1984. He began his career as an instructor of vocational agriculture in West Point, NE. In 1976, he was appointed as an Assistant Director of Agriculture for the state of Nebraska. He has been a faculty member in the College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources (CASNR) since 1978.
He has been recognized, within the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at UNL, as a recipient of the NACTA Teaching Award of Merit and the L.W. Crowe Award for outstanding undergraduate advising, and by the North Central Region of the American Association for Agricultural Education (AAAE) as an Outstanding Agricultural Educator and for Distinguished Teaching. Currently, he serves as the CASNR representative on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Curriculum Committee.