Distinguished Teacher Award
Section Awarded: National
William R. Lamberson, Distinguished Teacher Award
Sponsored by Land O'Lakes, Purina Mills LLC
William Lamberson received a BS and PhD from the University of Nebraska and MS from Oregon State University. He is currently a professor at the University of Missouri where his research program focuses on the genetics of reproduction. Lamberson teaches courses in introductory animal science, applied livestock genetics, and applied statistics. He has received the MU inaugural Outstanding Contributions Award for directors of graduate studies, MU Gold Chalk Award for graduate teaching, the CAFNR Outstanding Teacher Award, and is a CAFNR teaching scholar and teaching fellow. He has authored more than 70 journal publications and coauthored a textbook that facilitates a problems-based approach to teaching applied statistics in animal sciences.