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Loni W. Lucherk, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Animal Science

Office: Happy State Bank Academic and Research Building, Room 244
Email: llucherk@wtamu.edu
Phone: 806-651-3581

Professional Profile

Dr. Loni Woolley Lucherk joined the Department of Agricultural Sciences West Texas A&M University family in January 2020. She received a B.S. in Animal Science – Meat Business from Texas Tech University in 2012, and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Animal Science - Meat Science from Texas Tech University in 2014 and 2019, respectively.

Teaching and Related Service

Dr. Lucherk teaches Food Science, Meat Animal/Carcass Evaluation and Advanced Animal/Meat Evaluation.

Loni is excited to coach and mentor the meat judging, meat science quiz bowl, and meat animal evaluation teams at WTAMU. In addition to the competitive teams, she serves as the advisor to the Block & Bridle Club.

Research and Creative Activity

Dr. Lucherk’s research interests include meat and food science, specifically fresh meat quality.

Personal Sketch

Loni and her husband, Kody, reside in Canyon but enjoy raising Brangus show cattle out of Kody’s home ranch in Poth, Texas.