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Jack Thomas

Title: Professor of Animal Science
Major Field of Interest: Meat Science

Email Address:

Office Phone: 575-646-1943


B.S., Animal Science, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma, 1974
M.S., Animal Science, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, 1976
Ph.D., Food Science, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, 1980

Courses Taught:

Animal Science 262 - Livestock Slaughter & Processing
Animal Science 301 - Live Animal and Carcass Evaluation
Animal Science 303 - Livestock, Meat & Wool Evaluation
Animal Science 363 - Meat Technology
Animal Science 351G - Agricultural Animals of the World


State Meat Specialist


Faculty Athletic Representative
Wesley Foundation Board of Directors
Advisor to National Society of Collegiate Scholars

Honors and Awards:

Ag/Home Week Outstanding Teacher Award
Collegiate FFA "Teacher of the Year"
College of Agriculture/Home Economics Distinguished Teaching Award��, 2001
Donald C. Roush Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2001
FarmHouse Fraternity - Daryl Snyder Alumni Award for Outstanding Service
Who's Who Among American Teachers
Faculty Senate Chair, 2004-2005
Farm House Fraternity Master Builder Award, 2006
College of Agriculture and Home Economics Outstanding Advisor Award
College of Agriculture, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences Distinguished Service Award