ASAS Fellow: Teaching Category
Section Awarded: National
David Buchanan, ASAS Fellow: Teaching Category
Sponsored by American Society of Animal Science
David Buchanan grew up in Minnesota and received degrees from North Dakota State University and the University of Nebraska. He joined the faculty of Oklahoma State University in 1980 and moved to NDSU in 2007. His research involved both swine and beef genetics. His teaching career has been striking for its diversity, innovation and concern for students. He provided the original vision for the popular Breeds of Livestock web site. He has been adviser for 13 different student groups and 26 graduate students and is an author on 70 refereed articles, 151 research reports and 115 abstracts. Dr. Buchanan has been Chair of the OSU Faculty and President of ASAS. He and his wife Cindy are the parents of Michael, Peter and Amy.