Jones Heads Animal Science | Agricultural Sciences

Southern Illinois University



Jones Heads Animal Science, Food And Nutrition

February 04, 2009


Dr. Karen L. Jones was the unanimous choice to serve as Interim Department Chair for the Department of Animal Science, Food and Nutrition.  Dr. Jones is a specialist in animal physiology, with a research program focused on reproductive physiology in both beef cattle and equine.  She also has completed extensive research in the area of fescue toxicity.  Her teaching is focused in the area of animal and agricultural biotechnology, breeding, reproduction and genetics, growth and development, nutrition and animal products and processing.

Jones looks forward to serving the department, which is home to three very diverse programs including animal science; nutrition and dietetics; and hospitality and tourism management.