James Claus

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Dr. James Claus is a Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is passionate about meat science, helping students learn, and creating a learning environment where his students develop a passion for meat science as well. Jim is a tough mentor that treats his students like family. Jim has served on the AMSA Board of Directors, as Chair of the RMC, co-host Chair of the RMC, and has received the AMSA Distinguished Teaching Award. In addition, he has published over 70 peer-reviewed journal papers and received approximately 2.5 million dollars in research funding.

Claus believes in the importance of realizing that we live in a diverse world in which we are called to impact and improve people's lives wherever possible. His willingness to believe in students and provide experiential learning opportunities challenges students to learn what their gifts are and develop them.

Dr. Wes Schilling, Mississippi State University attributes Claus for "many of my character traits and core values, due to the impact that he has had on me. I look at a research project and design an experiment based on his thoroughness and his search for the mechanism that caused the statistical difference and the industry problem."

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