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Keith Underwood

Keith Underwood


Associate Professor

Office Building

Animal Science Complex



Mailing Address

Animal Science Complex 120
Animal Science-Box 2170
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007


PhD, Animal and Veterinary Sciences
-University of Wyoming

MS, Animal and Veterinary Sciences
-University of Wyoming

BS, Animal Science
-Texas Tech University

Academic Interests/Expertise

Meat Science

Academic Responsibilities

Courses taught:
AS 200 Intro to Meat Evaluation
AS 445/L Value Added Meat Products
AS 450 Meat Safety and HACCP
AS 750 Animal Growth and Development

Awards and Honors

Distinguished Service Award - South Dakota Beef Industry Council
President's Volunteer Service Award - Winrock International
40 Under 40 in Agriculture - Vance Publishing

Professional Memberships

American Meat Science Association (AMSA)
American Society of Animal Science (ASAS)
American Association of Meat Processors (AAMP)
South Dakota Association of Meat Processors