Dr. Ashley (Haneklaus) Arnold has been appointed as Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Animal Science at Texas A&M University effective September 1, 2013 under the supervision of Drs. Kerri Harris and Jeff Savell. Dr. Arnold has been involved with the Meat Science program as a student and staff member, and in her new role, she will assist faculty in securing external funding for meat science and food safety research by way of writing grants, conducting research, managing projects, finalizing reports, presenting data at professional meetings, and writing manuscripts.
Additionally, Dr. Arnold will serve as Safety Officer for the Department of Animal Science. In this important role, she will be the liaison with Environmental Health and Safety, coordinating chemical inventory, hazardous materials, and related reports, facilitating required laboratory and other inspections, and serving as a resource for faculty and staff. As Safety Officer, she will work with the Associate Head for Operations to develop consistent policies to ensure laboratory safety and compliance with reporting requirements for faculty.
Dr. Arnold is a native of Houston, and received her B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Animal Science at Texas A&M University. As a graduate student, she received the Ronnie L. Edwards Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award and the Z.L. Carpenter Outstanding Graduate Student Award.