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Department of
Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health

Kansas State University
212 Justin Hall
1324 Lovers Lane
Manhattan KS, 66506

785-532-3132 fax

Paula Peters

Paula Peters

Associate Professor
Assistant Director, Family and Consumer
  Sciences, K-State Research and Extension
Kansas FSNEP Program Coordinator

Contact Info

340 Justin Hall
(785) 532-1562

Areas of Specialization

Paula Peters provides leadership and coordination for the conceptualization and implementation of Family and Consumer Sciences programming by providing leadership in setting program priorities and development of resource plans to support them; providing oversight and support to programs addressing family and consumer-related issues; coordinating and communicating among county administrators and agents, area administrators, area and state specialist, and extension and college administrators; identifying funding sources and facilitating funding procurement; overseeing and coordinating relevant program planning, evaluation, and reporting in collaboration with faculty and administrators; and coordinating professional development for extension staff.


  • B.S. in home economics education, South Dakota State University (1977)
  • M.S. in nutrition and food science, South Dakota State University (1985)
  • Ph.D. in human nutrition, The Ohio State University (1991)

Vita (pdf)