Dr. Antomia "Mia" Farrell

Dr. Antomia "Mia" Farrell

Portrait of Dr. Mia Farrell

Dr. Antomia "Mia" Farrell

Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Faculty
S101A Ag North Science Center North Lexington, KY 40546

Last Revised: Aug 25th, 2022

Professional Biography

Dr. Antomia “Mia” Farrell, a transformational leader and native of Louisville, Kentucky, obtained an Ed.D. from Murray State University in the P-20 Community and Leadership Program with a concentration in Agriculture, M.S. Human Development Leadership with a concentration in College Student Personnel from Murray State University, and B.S. from University of Kentucky (UK) Agricultural Economics. Dr. Farrell currently serves as the Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of Kentucky (UK), College of Agriculture, Food and Environment (CAFE) where she recently led the development of a successful five year strategic plan centered on diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility for the college including Cooperative Extension Service 120 counties. She served as the UK CAFE Interim Director for Diversity for one year and Assistant Dean and Director for Diversity for over two years, UK Cooperative Extension Service for over three years, and a former 4-H Youth Development Educator that has a true passion for Positive Youth Development and a proponent of pipeline development programming. She served as the National MANRRS President from 2019-2021, received the 2017 National MANRRS Advisor of the Year Award, she is in Cohort 16 of the Food Systems Leadership Institute, Big Brother Big Sister of the Bluegrass Board Member and incoming board chair, Kentucky Women in Agriculture Board member, Women’s Forest Congress facilitator, Fayette County Public School Equity Council Committee Board member, served on the UK Women’s Forum Board for two years, Children, Have, Options, in Choosing Experiences (C.H.O.I.C.E.) Board member, graduate of the class of 2018-2019 Leadership Lexington, and a member of the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment Alumni Board just to name a few of her leadership commitments.

Education

Ed.D, P-20 Community and Leadership , Murray State University
M.S. , Human Development Leadership- College Student Personnel , Murray State University
B.S. , Agriculture Economics , University of Kentucky

Course Instruction

AFE 100 :
AEC 302:

Contact Information

Dr. Mia Farrell, Ed.D.
Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

S101A Ag. Science Center North Lexington, KY 40546-0091

+1 (859) 218-4800

antomia.farrell@uky.edu