- Bachelor's Degree - University of Georgia
Master's Degree - University of Georgia
PhD - University of Georgia
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Where did you grow up and did you have poultry in your youth?
I grew up amongst the corn fields of Toluca, Illinois where I raised backyard chickens for my 4-H projects.
What was your first job out of school and what were your responsibilities?
My first job out of school was the same as my job during the majority of my time during my education, a biological science research technician for USDA-ARS. My responsibilities were to manage the lab and the birds for food safety research studies.
If you had a motto that applied to your daily professional career, what would it be?
Say yes to unexpected opportunities.
What value does your PSA membership offer you?
PSA membership offers the opportunity to network with the larger poultry science community.
What is your favorite poultry breed?
Golden Laced Wyandotte