Lesa Griffiths

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Department of Animal and Food Sciences

Lesa Griffiths

TA Baker Professor of Agriculture and Natural Resources
 302-831-2524

Office location:
531 S. College Avenue
048 Townsend Hall
Newark, DE 19716

Resources and links

Education

  • B.S. Animal Science, Cornell University
  • M.S. Animal Nutrition, Purdue University
  • Ph.D. Animal Nutrition, Purdue University

Current courses

  • ANFS 101 Introduction to Animal Science
  • ANFS 112 Animal Handling
  • ANFS 251 Animal Nutrition
  • ANFS 261 Pet Nutrition
  • ANFS 417 Beef Cattle and Sheep Production
  • ANFS 418 Swine Production
  • ANFS 419 International Animal Agr.; Study Abroad in New Zealand

Honors and awards

  • USDA Excellence in College and University Teaching – National Award. 1998
  • Outstanding Teaching Award. College of Agricultural Sciences. University of Delaware. 1992
  • University of Delaware, Distinguished Teaching Award from UD-On-line. 2007
  • University of Delaware Excellence in Teaching Award. 2003
  • Purdue University Distinguished Agricultural Alumni Award. 2004
  • YOUDEE Leadership Award: Outstanding Club Advisor (Equestrian Team), 2002, 2007, 2009
  • Agriculture College Council Academic Advising Award Recipient. 2008, 2014
  • Alpha Lambda Delta National Academic Honorary Society – Faculty Award and Lifelong Membership. 1998
  • Alpha Gamma Rho Faculty Appreciation Award. 1995
  • Mortar Board National Honor Society Faculty Award (for service to students). University of Delaware. 1991
  • Chieffo L. and L. Griffiths. Here to Stay: Increasing Acceptance of Short‐term Study Abroad Programs. (Ch 21) In Practice and Research in Study Abroad. Edited by R. Lewin. Routledge Press. (2009)Chieffo L. and L. Griffiths. LIFE Abroad: A Unique Model for Study Abroad. IIE Networker, Fall 2006.Gleason M., Chieffo L. and L. Griffiths. Study Abroad and McNair Scholars: A Partnership for Success! IIE Network web publication. 2005. http://www.iienetwork.org/?p=71205
  • Griffiths, L., Kitto, S., Halbrendt, C. And T. Mullins. Are gene altered plants an ecological threat?: A case study. Problem-Based Learning Clearinghouse. 4/01.
  • Kitto, S.L., L.G. Griffiths, and J. Pesek. A long-term study of knowledge, ethics and risk for students enrolled in an introductory biotechnology course. Journal of Animal Science. 81:1348. 2003.
  • Chieffo, L and L. Griffiths. What’s a month worth? Student perceptions of what they learned abroad. International Educator. Volume 12:4. Fall 2003.
  • Chieffo, L. and L. Griffiths. Short-Term Study Abroad It Makes a Difference! IIE Networker, Spring 2004.
  • Chieffo L. and L. Griffiths. Large-Scale Assessment of Student Attitudes After a Short-Term Study Abroad Program. Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad. Volume 10. 2004.
  • Gleason M., Chieffo L. and L. Griffiths. Study Abroad and McNair Scholars: A Partnership for Success! IIE Network web publication. http://www.iienetwork.org/?p=71205
  • Chieffo L. and L. Griffiths. LIFE Abroad: A Unique Model for Study Abroad. IIE Networker, Fall 2006.