May 24, 2024  
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Animal Sciences and Industry

232 Weber Hall
Fax: 785-532-7059

Interim Department Head:

Evan Titgemeyer

Director of graduate studies:

Jennifer Bormann

Graduate Faculty:

*Jayendra Amamcharla, Ph.D., North Dakota State University
*Fadi Aramouni, Ph.D., Louisiana State University
*R. Scott Beyer, Ph.D., University of Georgia
*Dale Blasi, Ph.D., University of Nebraska
Donald L. Boggs, Ph.D., Michigan State University
Jennifer Minick-Bormann, Ph.D., Iowa State University
*Elizabeth A. E. Boyle, Ph.D., Colorado State University
*Barry Bradford, Ph.D., Michigan State University
*Micheal J. Brouk,, Ph.D., South Dakota State University
*Michael Chao, Ph.D., University of Nebraska
*Alison Crane, Ph.D., North Dakota State University
Michael Day, Ph.D., University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Joel DeRouchey, Ph.D., Kansas State University
*Teresa L. Douthit, Ph.D., Colorado State University
*James S. Drouillard, Ph.D., University of Nebraska
Jaymelynn Farney, Ph.D., Kansas State University
*Karol E. Fike, Ph.D., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
*Kelly Karr Getty, Ph.D., Kansas State University
*Robert D. Goodband, Ph.D., Kansas State University
*Sara Gragg, Ph.D., Texas Tech University
*David M. Grieger, Ph.D., Washington State University
*Terry A. Houser, Ph.D, Iowa State University
*Lindsey Hulbert, Ph.D., Texas Tech University
John R. Jaeger, Ph.D., Oregon State University
Sandra K. Johnson, Ph.D., West Virginia University
*Cassandra Jones, Ph.D., Iowa State University
Joann M. Kouba, Ph.D., Texas A&M University
*James Lattimer, Ph.D., Kansas State University
Lyle W. Lomas, Ph.D., Michigan State University
Laman Mamedova, Ph.D., Institute of Physiology of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Science
*Luis Mendonca, DVM, Universidade Estadual de Maringa, Brazil
*J. Ernest Minton, Ph.D., Oklahoma State University
*Jim L. Nelssen, Ph.D., University of Nebraska
Abbey L. Nutsch, Ph.D., Kansas State University
*Travis O’Quinn, Ph.D., Colorado State University
*Kenneth G. Odde, Ph.D., Kansas State University
*KC Olson, Ph.D., Kansas State University
*Randall K. Phebus, Ph.D., University of Tennessee
Deanna D. Retzlaff, Ph.D., Kansas State University
*Megan Rolf, Ph.D., Kansas State University
*Tim G. Rozell, Ph.D., Washington State University
Scott Schaake, Ph.D., University of Kentucky
*Karen A. Schmidt, Ph.D., University of Minnesota
*J. Scott Smith, Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
*Charles Stark, Ph.D., Kansas State University
*Jeffrey S. Stevenson, Ph.D., North Carolina State University
Anthony Tarpoff, D.V.M., Kansas State University
Jeanette Thurston, Ph.D., University of Arizona
*Evan C. Titgemeyer, Ph.D., University of Illinois
*Mike D. Tokach, Ph.D., University of Minnesota
*Valentina Trinetta, Ph.D., University of Milan
*Jessie Vipham, Ph.D., Texas Tech University
Justin W. Waggoner, Ph.D., New Mexico State University
*Robert Weaber, Ph.D., Cornell University
*Jason Woodworth, Ph.D., Kansas State University
*Umut Yucel, Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

*Denotes graduate faculty that are certified to serve as the major professor for doctoral students

Graduate Faculty Associate:


Animal science and industry courses

The M.S. or Ph.D. program of study shall include supportive course work from several departments including statistics, biochemistry, anatomy and physiology, biology, grain science and others. Graduate level courses offered in the Department of Animal Sciences and Industry are listed below.



Doctor of Philosophy

Master of Science


Animal Sciences and Industry