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Animal Sciences and Industry

Faculty & Instructors Directory by Discipline

The department is staffed by faculty, instructors and/or research assistants representing the disciplines of breeding & genetics, food science, meat science, monogastric nutrition, ruminant nutrition and physiology. Below is a list of faculty and instructors by discipline:

Breeding & Genetics || Food Science || Meat Science || Mongastric Nutrition || Ruminant Nutrition || Physiology || Administration/Extension Specialists/Instructors 

Breeding & Genetics

Name Email
Bormann, JenniferProfessorEmail
Rolf, MeganAssociate ProfessorEmail

Food Science

Name Email
Amamcharla, JayendraProfessorEmail
Getty, KellyAssociate ProfessorEmail
Gragg, SaraAssociate ProfessorEmail
Nutsch, AbbeyAssociate Professor/FDSCI Teaching CoordinatorEmail
Phebus, RandyProfessorEmail
Retzlaff, DeannaTeaching Associate ProfessorEmail
Smith, ScottProfessor/
Chair, Food Science Graduate Program
Thurston, JeanetteDirector of the Food Science Institute/ProfessorEmail
Trinetta, ValentinaAssociate ProfessorEmail
Yucel, Umut Assistant ProfessorEmail

Meat Science

Name Email
Boyle, LizProfessor/Extension SpecialistEmail
Chao, MichaelAssistant ProfessorEmail
O'Quinn, TravisAssociate Professor Email 
Vipham, JessieAssistant ProfessorEmail
Zumbaugh, Morgan Assistant Professor Email

Mongastric Nutrition

Name Email
Beyer, ScottAssociate ProfessorEmail
DeRouchey, JoelProfessor/State Extension LeaderEmail
Douthit, TeresaProfessorEmail
Goodband, BobProfessor/Extension SpecialistEmail
Jones, CassieProfessor/Teaching CoordinatorEmail
Stark, CharlesProfessor, Feed SafetyEmail
Tokach, MikeUniversity Distinguished ProfessorEmail
Woodworth, JasonResearch Professor Email

Ruminant Nutrition

Name Email
Blasi, DaleProfessor/Extension SpecialistEmail
Brouk, MikeProfessor/Extension SpecialistEmail
Crane, AlisonAssistant Professor / Extension SpecialistEmail
Drouillard, JimProfessorEmail
Farney, JaymelynnAssociate Professor / Extension SpecialistEmail
Olson, K CProfessorEmail
Tarpoff, A.J.Associate Professor/ Extension SpecialistEmail
Titgemeyer, EvanProfessor/Research CoordinatorEmail
Vieira-Neto, AchillesAssistant Professor / Dairy Cattle NutritionEmail


Name Email
Fike, KarolTeaching Associate ProfessorEmail
Gomez Leon, VictorAssistant Professor / Extension SpecialistEmail
Grieger, DavidProfessorEmail
Hulbert, LindseyAssociate Professor/Animal BehaviorEmail
Jaeger, JohnProfessor/Beef Cattle ScientistEmail
Johnson, SandyProfessor/Extension SpecialistEmail
Kouba, JoannAssociate ProfessorEmail
Rozell, TimProfessorEmail

Administration/Extension Specialists/Instructors

Name Email
Day, MikeDepartment HeadEmail

Mullinix, Chris 

Instructor/Livestock Judging Team CoachEmail
Schaake, ScottAssociate ProfessorEmail
Winn, CasyInstructor / Rodeo CoachEmail