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.

Richard Roths
Program Specialist I
Meat Laboratory
186 Meat Lab
Joel Rybolt
Systems Analyst III
Information Technology
122 Kildee Hall
Cassie Sawyer
Program Specialist II
Dairy Records Management Systems
4B Kildee Hall
Mechanic, Dairy Farm
Learning and Development Specialist II
Dairy Records Management
4 Kildee Hall
Ed Steadham
Research Technician III
Meat Science
2273 Kildee Hall
Jeff Thorson
Animal Caretaker II
Ruminant (Beef) Nutrition
313 Kildee Hall
Research Technician II
Animal Physiology
Agricultural Specialist II
Beef Nutrition Farm
Lesa Vold
Program Manager and Communications Specialist
Egg Industry Center
1202 NSRIC
Cory Walker
Business Administration III
Fiscal Coordinator
1221F Kildee Hall
Animal Caretaker II
Animal Science
Matt Wenger
Program Specialist III
Meat Science
188 Meat Lab