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John J McGlone

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Residence  United States
Name  John McGlone

Nationality  American
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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

  • 1992: ASAS Animal Management Award
  • 2010: Chair of Federation of Animal Science Societies (FASS) Animal Care and USe Committee
  • 1990: Presidential Academic Achievement Award at TTU
  • 1992: Outstanding Researcher at College of Agricultural Science at TTU
  • 1983 and 1984: Harry Frank Guggenheim Research Fellowship Award
  • Books

    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.


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