Dr. Ed Brokaw

Education: Ph.D. Animal Breeding and Genetics, Oregon State University(1975), B.S. Animal Science, Abilene Christian College (1971)

Professional Experience:
Abilene Christian University, Chair (1980-1992), Professor (2001-Present), Visiting Professor in the Faculty of Agriculture, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
(Funded by University Teacher Grant provided by The Rotary International Foundation)(1999), Bray Cook Professor of Agriculture (1993-Present), Associate Professor (1980-2001), Assitant Professor (1975-1980) .

Courses Taught: ANSC 111 , ANSC 292 , ANSC 351 , ANSC 360 , ANSC 363 , ANSC 421, ANSC 465, ANSC 483, ANSC 496, AGRB 231 , AGRB 381 , AENV 130, AENV 400, AENV 490, AGRI 223, AGRI 400

Biology: BIOL 102 , BIOL 351 , BIOL 352 , BIOL 480 , BIOL 483

Professional Areas of Interest: Beef cattle and swine breeding, Public perceptions of domestic animal's intelligence and ability to think, Coaching livestock judging teams

Scholarly Activity: Abstracts (5), Reviews (1) in the NACTA Journal, Journal of the American Society of Animal Science and (>10) Professional Meeting Presentations

Awards: ACU College of Arts and Sciences Professional Service Award (2001), NACTA Teacher Fellow (1997), ACU Department of Agriculture Outstanding Alumnus (1981).

Professional Organizations: North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Southern Region Director (1997-1999); Agriculture Consortium of Texas; Consortium of Agriculture Programs at Independent Colleges and Universities, Chairman, Board of Directors; Taylor County Extension Program Counsel

Civic Activies: Abilene Rotary Club, President (2002-2003); Taylor County 4-H Program Committee; Rotary Rescue Board

Church: Minter Lane Church of Christ, Elder (1994-Present)

Personal: Born February 27, 1949, Pittsfield, Illinois,
Married Janice Hammit in 1970
Three children: Lori (b. 1971), Lisa (b. 1975), and Bryan (b. 1983)
Three grandchildren: Todd Bailey (b.1999), Jilian Bailey (b. 2001) and Luke Musquiz (b.2001)

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