|Residence United States|
Name John McGlone
|Born October 27, 1955 (age 67)
New Rochelle, New York (1955-10-27) |
Notable awards ASAS Animal Management Award
Children 2 daughters, Molly McGlone and Kerry McGlone Falwell
Alma mater University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
Institutions Texas Tech University
Doctoral advisor Stan Curtis Ed Banks
Institution Texas Tech University
John J. McGlone (born 1955) is an American animal scientist and a Frank Guggenheim Fellow, Institutional Official Director and professor of Animal Science at Texas Tech University.
Early life and education
McGlone grew up in the New York City area and on Long Island, New York. He graduated from Holy Family High School in Huntington, NY. He received his B.S. and his M.S. in 1977 and in 1979 in Animal Science with a minor in Neuroscience at Washington State University. He completed his Ph.D. in 1981 in Animal Science with a minor in Neural and Behavioral Biology from University of Illinois. He was a research professor in animal science at University of Wyoming before moving to Texas Tech University.
Research and academic contributions
McGlone is known for his research and contributions in (a) the use of pheromones to alter farm animal and companion animal behavior, (b) the welfare of transport in pigs, (c) housing and care of sows (adult pigs), and (d) sustainable pork production systems.
McGlone has published over 150 original refereed publications including papers, book chapters, abstracts and technical reports. He has been invited to speak in the USA, Europe, Latin America, Asia, and Australia on animal behavior, welfare, and management. He is frequently quoted in the news as an expert on farm animal behaviour.
McGlone has been granted more than $4.8 million research funding. He started a company, Farm Animal Care Training and Auditing, which was sold to Frost in 2012.
Honors and awards
John J. McGlone co-authored a book with Pond, Wilson G titled Pig Production: Biological Principles and Applications (ISBN 9780827384842). This book is widely used as a textbook.