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Professor of Animal Sciences
Research Interests: food animal well-being; factors and nutrition that affect insulin resistant phenotypes in adipose tissue.
Director, Center for the Human-Animal Bond Dorothy N. McAllister Professor of Animal Ecology
Research Interests: Human-animal bond; urban animal ecology; animal companionship; the effects of animal use for therapy.
Professor, Agricultural Sciences Education and Communication
Research Interests: Human behaviors that impact animal welfare (specifically equine) and how we can design interventions to alter human behavior to enhance animal welfare.
Assistant Professor of Animal Sciences
Research Intersts: Quantitative Genetics and Genomics.
Professor of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Research Interests: aquaculture and aquatic animal nutrition
Research Biologist USDA-ARS Livestock Behavior Research Unit
Director, Center for Animal Welfare Science Professor of Animal Behavior and Well-being
Research Interests: cognition; companion and agricultural animal welfare; enrichment; animal bioethics; public perceptions of animal agriculture.
Professor of Nursing Director, AGNP Program
Research Interests: adult nursing; gerontology; development of non-pharmacologic care protocols for neuroprogressive disease patients.
Assistant Professor of Basic Medical Sciences
Research Interests: Companion Animal Genetics
Associate Professor and Extension Specialist
Research Interests: Animal Well-Being
Assistant Professor of Food Science
Professor of Biological Sciences
Research Interests: animal behavior, visual ecology, visual physiology, conservation ecology
Associate Professor of Animal Sciences
Research Interests: Poultry neuroendocrinology and welfare
Associate Professor of Animal Sciences, Poultry Extension Specialist
Research Interests: the impact of moving poultry to new housing systems in the table egg industry factoring in the management challenges, food safety implications and hen well-being.
Research Interests: muscle biology, biochemistry and meat processing to improve quality and functional properties of muscle-based foods.
Professor, Large Animal Medicine
Research Interests: equine endocrinology and equine geriatric medicine; the welfare implications of chronic laminitis and other lameness in horses
Research Leader, USDA-ARS Livestock Behavior Research Unit
Research Interests: Animal Behavior and Well-Being
Distinguished Professor and Head of the Department of Agricultural Economics
Research Interests: Public interest/social/ethical economic issues relative to animal welfare
Professor of Clinical Epidemiology Director, Clinical Trials Group Professor, Small Animal Internal Medicine
Research Interests: companion animal epidemiology; infectious disease; zoonoses; evidence-based medicine.
Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Research Interests: methodology and technology in air quality, bioenergy from agricultural wastes, and air and water pollution abatement; livestock ad rural waste systems engineering.
Assistant Professor of Animal Behavior
Research Interests: pursuing mental health and well-being in companion animals; translational research between the human psychiatric field and veterinary behavior.
Associate Professor of Human-Animal Interaction in Comparative Pathobiology
Research Interests: animal-assisted intervention; human-animal interaction in populations such as children with autism, ADHD, cancer, and the general population; www.humananimalinteraction.org
Research Interests: breeding, genetics, and growth of swine.
Assistant Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Research Intersts: Thermodynamics, energy analysis, and heat transfer associated with animal culture
Associate Professor of Clinical/Analytical Epidemiology
Research Interests: epidemiologic methods and their applications to human-animal interaction studies and animal welfare sciences
Professor and Associate Head, and Graduate Chair of Agricultural Economics
Research Interests: farm business management; on-farm decisions making; integrating consumer demand for livestock housing and handling practices into production decisions
Research Interests: Live animal traits/treatments and the impact these have on fresh and processed meat quality traits.
Advisor: Darrin Karcher
Research interests: Poultry management and welfare
Advisor: Candace Croney
Research Interests: Animal behavior and well-being
Advisor: Brianna Gaskill
Research interests: Animal behavior and welfare
Research Program Manager
Research interests: Dog behavior, cognition and welfare of human-animal relationship
Advisor: Kari Ekenstedt
Research interests: Companion animal genetics
Advisor: Marisa Erasumus
Research interests: Animal behavior and well-being
Advisor: Heng-wei Cheng
Research interests: Equine disaster preparedness and response
Advisor: Maggie O'Haire
Research interests: Human-animal interaction
Advisor: Kolapo Ajuwon
Advisor: Don Lay
Advisor: Marguerite O'Haire
Research interests: Human-animal bond and animal assisted interventions
Advisor: Greg Fraley
Research interests: Dog behavior and welfare
Research interests: Adipose biology
Research interests: Companion animal behavior and welfare
Research interests: Environmental enrichment and its effects on animal behavior and well-being.
Advisor: Brad Kim
Research interests: Meat science
Advisor: Nicole Widmar
Research interests: Consumer/producer relations in modern agriculture
Advisor: Luiz F. Brito
Research interests: Livestock genetics and breeding: Animal welfare
Co-Advisors: Candace Croney & Darrin Karcher
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