Active Emeritus Faculty

If you are an undergraduate student exploring your future in animal science, or a graduate student who is looking forward to a promising career in research or advanced placement in industry, the ISU Department of Animal Science brings you some of the best teachers, researchers and mentors a university setting can provide. The department of animal science consists of faculty members from all over the world who have excelled at their specific areas of knowledge. Winning top awards from the American Society of Animal Science, American Dairy Science Association, Poultry Science Association, Meat Science Association, Federation of Animal Science Societies or industry-related groups such as the American Feed Industry Association, US Poultry and Egg Association, etc. our faculty work hard to stay at the top of their research and teaching fields. Come learn from them, work alongside them and discover a whole new world.

Lloyd L. Anderson
Professor Emeritus of Animal Science
Animal Physiology and Reproduction
Tom J. Bass
Professor Emeritus of Animal Science
Genetics, meat quality, real-time ultrasound
515-291-4171
Donald Beermann
Professor Emeritus of Animal Science
Animal Physiology, Animal growth and development, Meat Science and Muscle Biology
Paul O. Brackelsberg
Professor Emeritus of Animal Science
Animal Genetics
Susan Carpenter
Professor Emeritus of Animal Science
Microbiology, Cell Biology
Jo Cordray
Professor Emeritus of Animal Science
Processed meats, reduced fat and low fat products, Fresh meats.
Dr. Matthew Ellinwood
Professor Emeritus of Animal Science
Animal Breeding and Genetics, Physiology
Delbert L. (Hank) Harris
Professor Emeritus of Animal Science
Veterinary Microbiology
M. Peter Hoffman
Professor Emeritus of Animal Science
Animal Science
Maynard G. Hogberg
Professor Emeritus of Animal Science
Animal Nutrition
Palmer J. Holden
Professor Emeritus of Animal Science
Swine Nutrition and Management
515-231-5543
Marshall H. Jurgens
Professor Emeritus of Animal Science
Swine Nutrition
Douglas Kenealy
Professor Emeritus of Animal Science
Dairy Cattle Nutrition and Management
Lee H. Kilmer
Professor Emeritus of Animal Science
Animal Nutrition, Dairy Cattle, DHIA Feed Program
John Mabry
Professor Emeritus of Animal Science
Swine
John Patience
Professor Emeritus of Animal Science
Applied Swine Nutrition, Energy Metabolism, Fiber and Fat Utilization and metabolism
515-509-7692
Mark Rasmussen
Professor Emeritus of Animal Science
Animal Science
Dr. Max F Rothschild
Professor Emeritus of Animal Science
Animal Breeding and Genetics, Large Animals, Companion Species
Gene Rouse
Professor Emeritus of Animal Science
Animal Science
James R. Russell
Professor Emeritus of Animal Science
Animal Physiology and Nutrition
Vaughn C. Speer
Professor Emeritus of Animal Science
Animal Nutrition and Biochemistry
Daryl Strohben
Professor Emeritus of Animal Science
Beef Cow-Calf Production, Nutrition and Genetics
515-231-1168
Leo Timms
Professor Emeritus of Animal Science
Reproductive Physiology
515-291-7371
 David G. Topel
Professor Emeritus of Animal Science
Animal Science