John T. Richeson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Animal Science
Office:Agriculture and Natural Sciences Building, Room 114J
Dr. Richeson became a faculty member in the Department of Agricultural Sciences and joined the Feedlot Research Group in 2011. He received his B.S. in animal science from Oklahoma State University in 2000, and spent two years working for a major cattle feeding company in Colorado. Dr. Richeson received a M.S. in ruminant nutrition from Texas Tech University in 2004, provided leadership of the Arkansas Beef Improvement Program from 2004 to 2008, and received his Ph.D. in animal science from the University of Arkansas in 2011.
Teaching and Related Service Dr. Richeson teaches an undergraduate course in Animal Anatomy and Physiology, and a graduate course in Advanced Animal Health Management.
Dr. Richeson is a member of the American Society of Animal Science and the American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists.
Research and Creative Activity
Dr. Richeson’s research interest involves the relationship of management, nutrition, physiological stress, and immunomodulation on the pathogenesis of bovine respiratory disease. He is interested in evaluating the application of new technology and management systems to improve animal health, immunity and well-being.
Dr. Richeson and his wife Ashleigh live in Amarillo.