We work among exceptional people

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Our staff is an anchor of the Department of Animal Science. Our staff is our students' resource, who provide tools that students need throughout their college experience and in our innovative and ever-evolving industries. Our staff is invested in the future of our students and assist them as they transition through the various levels of our program.

Meet Our Staff


Grounded in our values: Teaching, Research, and Extension, our team consists of 50 faculty members and post-docs with expertise that lies in diverse fields. Students and faculty work together with cutting-edge technology to produce ground-breaking research. The faculty-student mentorship changes the lives of students who pass through our animal science program.

Meet Our Faculty

Graduate Students

Meet our graduate students who are training to be the future leaders in the animal industries. On average, there are approximately 75 graduate students who are enrolled in our program at any given time.

Meet Our Graduate Students


We have 36 emeriti who have mentored and paved the way for our department to be a premier Department of Animal Science. We continue to build on their experience and expertise to make our department great.

Meet Our Emeriti