ASAS Fellow: Teaching Category
Iowa State University
Elisabeth J. Huff-Lonergan, ASAS Fellow: Teaching Category
Dr. Elisabeth Huff-Lonergan is a professor in Animal Science at Iowa State University. She received her BS from the University of Missouri, and her MS and PhD degrees in 1995 from Iowa State in both muscle biology and in meat science, minoring in biochemistry. In 1995, she began as an assistant professor in meat science and muscle biology in Animal and Dairy Science at Auburn University. In 1998, Dr. Huff-Lonergan joined Iowa State with a research/teaching appointment. She is dedicated to faculty development practices for improvement of teaching and curriculum. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in Meat Science, global issues, and developed and leads a team-based course in pet food processing. She focuses on fundamental concepts of real-world applications, critical thinking, and problem-solving and emphasizes experiential learning and technical writing. Students completing her courses appreciate that their ambitious agenda has prepared them to be life-long learners and problem-solvers.