Skip to main content

About Roslynn Brain

Roslynn Brain is a Sustainable Communities Extension Specialist in the Department of Environment and Society, College of Natural Resources at Utah State University. She uses conservation theory, communication techniques, and social marketing tools to foster environmental behaviors. Roslynn developed and launched USU Extension Sustainability, a set of tools and information for the public to engage in sustainable behaviors. She also teaches Communicating Sustainability, chairs a biennial National Extension Sustainability Summit, has launched a statewide program to connect farmers with restaurants called Utah Farm-Chef-Fork, coordinates the USU Permaculture Initiative and she designed and co-teaches sustainability camps for kids. 


Present Assistant Professor, Quinney College of Natural Resources, Utah State University, Utah State University Environment and Society
Present Sustainable Communities Extension Specialist, USU Cooperative Extension

Curriculum Vitae

Enter a valid date range.

Enter a valid date range.

Honors and Awards

  • Chair of the Extension specialists association 2013
  • North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture National Graduate Student Teaching Award 2008
  • University of Florida International Center: Certificate of Outstanding Achievement 2007, 2008
  • Jack L. Fry Award for Excellence in College Teaching 2008


2008 Ph.D., University of Florida ‐ Agricultural Education and Communications
2005 M.S., University of Guelph ‐ Rural Extension Studies
2004 B.A.H., University of Konstanz

Contact Information

Utah State University Moab
125 W 200 S, Moab, UT 84532
Phone: (435) 259-7432


Peer Reviewed Articles & Chapters (15)

Invited Publications (6)

Extension Work / Fact Sheets (28)