Curtis Youngs

  • Professor
  • Department of Animal Science
  • Department of Animal Science
  • Phone 515-294-5541
  • Email
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BS in Animal Science (University of Minnesota)
PhD in Animal Science (University of Minnesota)
Postdoctoral training in Farm Animal Embryo Biotechnologies (Louisiana State University)

Awards/Special Recognition:

  • Fulbright Specialist Award (Kosovo), 2021-2022
  • Regents Award for Faculty Excellence (Iowa State University), 2018
  • Bouffault International Animal Agriculture Award (American Society of Animal Science), 2017
  • Outstanding Achievement in International Agriculture (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Iowa State University), 2017
  • Excellence in College and University Teaching in the Food and Agricultural Sciences, North Central Region (USDA Higher Education Programs), 2014
  • Distinguished Teacher Award (American Society of Animal Science), 2014
  • Teaching Fellow (American Society of Animal Science), 2012
  • Central Region Outstanding Teacher (North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture), 2012
  • Louis M. Thompson Distinguished Undergraduate Teacher (Iowa State University), 2012
  • Director’s Award for Faculty (Iowa State University Multicultural Student Affairs Office), 2012

Teaching Responsibilities:
ANS 333   Embryo Transfer & Related Technologies
ANS 334L  Embryo Transfer Laboratory
ANS/GLOBE 441  International Animal Agriculture
GLOBE 211  Issues in Global Resource Systems (co-instructor)

Global Engagement:
Dr. Youngs, professor of animal sciences and holds the ME Ensminger Endowed Chair of International Animal Agriculture. He also serves as the associate director for livestock and animal health programs in the Center for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods (CSRL), College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. Dr. Youngs is also active in research and teaching collaborations in Kosovo, Peru, Uganda, Ethiopia, and Algeria.