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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