Faculty & Staff

Mary M. Beck

Professor and Head of Poultry Science

Curriculum Vitae

Mailing Address
100 Hill Poultry Science Bldg.
Mississippi State, MS 39762

Email: mbeck@poultry.msstate.edu
Phone: (662) 325-5430
Cell: (662) 769-9936
Fax: (662)325-8292

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Maryland
  • M.S., University of Maryland
  • B.A., Westhampton College

Research Areas

  • Environmental physiology
  • Neurobiology, behavior of poultry
  • Animal Well-being

Outreach

  • Maintain interactive communications and collaborations with the Mississippi Poultry Industry and provide support through research, teaching, and Extension efforts of faculty;
  • Work with stakeholders to further develop innovations for a sustainable poultry industry that provides healthy food, a healthy environment, and stronger rural communities;
  • Develop and enhance poultry 4-H programs in Mississippi;
  • Enhance student recruiting efforts;
  • Participate in Mississippi Poultry Association Board of Directors, ex officio;
  • Participate in Mississippi Board of Animal Health, ex officio;
  • Executive Secretary, Southern Poultry Science Society;
  • Section Editor - Environment, Well-being and Behavior, Poultry Science.