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David Buchanan, Associate Dean for Academic Programs

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College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources
315 Morrill Hall
NDSU Dept. 2200
PO Box 6050
Fargo ND 58108-6050

Phone: 701-231-7426
Email: david.s.buchanan@ndsu.edu

 

Training/Education

Ph.D. Animal Breeding and Genetics, University of Nebraska

M.S. Animal Science, University of Nebraska

B.S. Animal Science, North Dakota State University

Professional Experience

2012 - Present
Associate Dean for Academic Programs

2007 - 2012
Professor, Department of Animal Sciences, North Dakota State University

2007 - 2009
Professor and Head, Department of Animal Sciences, North Dakota State University

2005 - 2007
Professor, Department of Animal Science, Oklahoma State University
Graduates of Distinction Professor, Department of Animal Science, Oklahoma State University

1984-1988
Associate Professor, Department of Animal Science, Oklahoma State University

1980 - 1984
Assistant Professor, Department of Animal Science, Oklahoma State University

Courses taught

ANSC 358 - Equine Genetics

ANSC 458/658 - Evaluation and Use of Breeds of Livestock

Research interests:

Animal Breeding and Genetics

Recent publications:

Buchanan, D.S. and K. Stalder. 2010. Breeds of pigs. in Ruvinsky, A. and M. Rothschild (Ed) Genetics of the Pig p. 445-472. CABI Publishing.

Buchanan, D. S. and J. Lenstra. 2014. Breeds of Cattle. In Ruvinsky, A. and D. Garrick (Ed) Genetics of Cattle p. 33-66. CABI Publishing.

Felius, Marleen, Marie-Louise Beerling, David S. Buchanan, Bert Theunissen, Peter A. Koolmees and Johannes A. Lenstra. 2014. On the History of Cattle Genetic Resources. Diversity 6:705-750.

Buchanan, David S. 2017. Advances and constraints in conventional breeding of pigs. In: Achieving sustainable production of pig meat Vol 2: Animal breeding and nutrition. Burleigh Dodds Series in Agricultural Science.

Elected Positions:

Board of Directors - American Society of Animal Science 1993-96, 2004-2007

President - Southern Section - American Society of Animal Science 1994-95

Program Secretary - American Society of Animal Science 1995-96

Chair -Faculty Council Oklahoma State University 1997-98

President - American Society of Animal Science 2005-06

Board of Directors - Federation of Animal Science Societies 2005-2008

Awards:

Alpha Zeta Outstanding Teacher in the College of Agriculture – 1989

Don M. Tyler Award for Meritorious Service in the Animal Science Department – 1991

Outstanding Young Animal Scientist - Education, American Society of Animal Science - Southern Section – 1992

OSU Regents Distinguished Teaching Award – 1993

Alpha Zeta Outstanding Teacher in the College of Agriculture – 2001

American Society of Animal Science Distinguished Teacher Award –2002

President’s Service Award, Oklahoma State University – 2002

Honorary Member – Oklahoma Junior Cattlemen’s Association – 2002

Sarkey’s Distinguished Professor Award in honor of Elmo Baumann, Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources – 2002

Teacher Fellow Award – North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture – 2003

Exemplary Faculty Award – College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources - 2004

Southern Regional Outstanding Teacher Award – North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture – 2006

USDA Food and Agricultural Sciences Excellence in Teaching Regional Award – USDA and National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges – 2006

Honorary State FFA Degree – North Dakota FFA 2018

 

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