Teaching Associate Professor
216 Call Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
B.S. , University of Tennessee - Martin, 1995
Ph.D. , Kansas State University, 2002
Deanna Retzlaff earned her B.S. degree in Animal Sciences from the University of Tennessee (Martin, TN). She then continued her education at Kansas State University, earning a Ph.D. in Food Science, with a focus on food safety. Deanna left the university to manage a commercial analytical laboratory before returning to K-State in 2002.
Deanna’s position provides support for the online programs in both Animal Science and Food Science, including program coordination, student services, and academic advising. She also teaches FDSCI 307 Applied Meat and Poultry Microbiology.
Deanna is a member of the National Academic Advising Association, the University Continuing Education Association, the American Society for Microbiology, the International Association for Food Protection, and the Institute of Food Technologists.
Deanna, her husband Robert, and their two daughters reside outside of Westmoreland.
Food Safety, Pre-Harvest and Post-Harvest
Technology Mediated Training Materials