Award Winner Detail

Award: Early Career Achievement Award
Univeristy: Kansas State University
Year: 2019
Section Awarded: National

Cassie Jones, Early Career Achievement Award

Sponsored by: ASAS Foundation

Dr. Cassie Jones is an Associate Professor in the Dept. of Animal Sciences & Industry at Kansas State University. She earned her BS and MS from K-State and her PhD in swine nutrition from Iowa State University in 2012. As the department’s Coordinator of Undergraduate Research, Dr. Jones oversees more than 100 undergraduates conducting research annually. She teaches more than 250 students in 7 different classes each year, and advises approximately 60 students. Outside of teaching, Dr. Jones is an accomplished researcher in the area of animal feed safety, with more than 40 peer-reviewed publications, 100 abstracts, and $6.5 million in awarded grants, gifts, and contracts during her 7-year career. Dr. Jones and her husband, Spencer, raise Angus cattle near Wamego, KS and have three young children, Ty, Hayden, and Hadley.

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