Tryon Wickersham, PH.D

Associate Professor, Texas A&M University

Dr. Tryon Wickersham and his family, Erin and two daughters, Katherine and Lydia, live on a small Angus Ranch that they run with his parents; near Kurten TX, just east of College Station.

He received a B.S. in Animal Science from Texas A&M University in 1998 and his M.S. & Ph.D. in Ruminant Nutrition from Kansas State University in 2002 and 2006, respectively.  He was appointed to an Assistant Professor position in the Department of Animal Science at Texas A&M University in 2006 and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2012. 

Dr. Wickersham teaches courses in animal nutrition at the graduate and undergraduate levels.  Dr. Wickersham’s excellence in teaching has been recognized by numerous teaching awards; most notably, he received the Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award for Teaching at the University Level and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Dean’s Outstanding Achievement Award – Excellence in Teaching, both in 2013. Dr. Wickersham has served on the graduate committees of over 81 graduate students and advised 8 undergraduate thesis projects.


Wednesday, February 5, 2020
7:00am-8:00am: General Session