Univeristy: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Section Awarded: National
Ronnie D. Greene, Morrison Award
Dr. Green currently serves as the 20th Chancellor of the University of Nebraska- Lincoln. He received B.S. and M.S. degrees in animal science from Virginia Tech and Colorado State University, respectively. He completed a doctoral program jointly at the University of Nebraska and the USDA-ARS U.S. Meat Animal Research Center in animal breeding and genetics.
Dr. Green previously served on the animal science faculties of Texas Tech University and Colorado State University. He has also served as national program leader for animal production research for USDA-ARS and as executive secretary of the White House’s working group on animal genomics, where he facilitated the international bovine, porcine, and ovine genome sequencing projects. He also served as senior global director for Pfizer Animal Health’s animal genetics business. Dr. Green is author of over 130 refereed journal papers and abstracts, nine book chapters and 56 symposia papers, and has spoken in 43 U.S. states and 21 countries around the world.
Dr. Green and his wife Jane are the proud parents of sons Justin and Nate, daughters Kelli and Regan and one granddaughter, Charlotte.