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Rebecca Bott

Rebecca Bott


Dean and Professor

Office Building

Honors Hall



Mailing Address

Honors Hall 119
Honors College-Box 2705
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007


Since she joined SDSU in 2009, Dr. Bott-Knutson has held extension, teaching and research appointments in the Department of Animal Science and the Fishback Honors College. She has contributed to study abroad opportunities for students in China, Central America and Ireland and has taught fourteen different courses at SDSU. She received her B.S. in Animal Science from the University of Missouri-Columbia, her M.S. in Animal Science from University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Ph.D. in Biomedical Science from Colorado State University. Dean Bott-Knutson provides leadership for the Honors College and teaches Honors Orientation, Honors Study Abroad and Senior Seminar. She enjoys spending time with her husband Kyle, her son Roly and their many animals.