Summary Vita Doreen H. (Swakon) Kinkel Professor of Animal Science Graduate Studies: University of Minnesota-Minneapolis/St. Paul 1997 Human Resource Development (Organizational Needs and Assessment; Facilitation and Meeting Skills) and Educational Policy (Formal Organizations in Education) Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi 1995-97 Completed 21 semester hours graduate coursework in Educational Psychology (Psychometrics, Learning and Motivation, Personality and Behavior, Social Psychology, and counseling related courses) University of Florida 1977-80 Ph.D. in Animal Science-Ruminant Nutrition 1975-77 M.S. in Animal Science-Ruminant Nutrition Undergraduate Studies: University of Illinois 1971-75 B.S. in Agricultural Science-Major-Animal Science with High Honors (magna cum laude) Professional Experience 1980-present-Assistant/Associate/Full Professor full-time teaching; Director-Public Service Forage Testing Service 1981-85, Texas A&M University-Kingsville Teaching Experience AGBU 4395-Texas-Mexico Agribusiness Study Tour; AGRI 1171 Introduction to Agriculture; AGRI 1201 Agriculture and Human Sciences as Professions; AGRI 3171 Agricultural Communication Seminar; AGRI 3350 Collective Leadership in Agriculture and Human Sciences; AGRI 3395 Internship; AGRI 4171 Seminar; AGRI 4363 Nutritional Biochemistry; ANSC 1419 General Animal Science; ANSC 2108 Applied Feeds and Feeding; ANSC 2307 Principles of Feeds and Feeding; ANSC 3304 Beef Cattle Management; ANSC 3308 Sheep and Goat Management; ANSC 3333 Domestic Animal Behavior; ANSC 3390 Special Topics in Animal Science-Dairy Cattle Management ANSC 4303 Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals; ANSC 4307 Animal Nutrition; ANSC 4395 Special Problems in Animal Science; ANSC 5301 Nutrition Research Techniques; ANSC 5333 Endocrinology; ANSC 5336 Environmental Physiology; ANSC 5337 Ruminant Nutrition and Physiology; ANSC 5338 Monogastric Nutrition; MAR 591 Aquaculture Nutrition (TAMU-CC adjunct); PLSS 5324-Forage Quality; RWSC 6199 Graduate Seminar; UNS 100 Strategies for Personal and University Success Grants (directed or co-directed last 10 years) Director: U.S. Department of Agriculture/Hispanic Serving Institutions Education Grants Program for “Use of E-Mentoring, Job Shadowing, and Professional Conferences in a Structured approach to Career Awareness, Exploration, and Development;” total project$149702; 2003-2006 Director: Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc. grant “A Structured Approach to Career Awareness, Career Exploration, and Career Development;” total project-$7500; 20032004 Co-Director: W.K. Kellogg Foundation Food Systems Professions Education initiative, Texas Project 2020 Vision, Component leader for Texas A&M University-Kingsville "Students, Food, and the Planet" component; total project-$1.9 million, component$98000; 1995-00 Co-Director: W.K. Kellogg Foundation Leadership for Institutional Change initiative, Texas Collective Leadership for Institutional Change Project, Project leader for “Changing the Faculty Reward Structure Through a „Self-study‟ Model for Documentation of Teaching Effectiveness” collaborative project; total project-$219206, from Kellogg-$55450; 1997-2001 Co-Director: U.S. Department of Agriculture/Hispanic Serving Institutions Education Grants Program, Co-project director for “Bringing Industry Into Agricultural and Food Sciences Higher Education” collaborative project between TAMU-Kingsville, Del Mar Community College, Texas Agricultural Extension Service; total project-$300000; 199899 Professional Honors USDA-HSI Fellows Program 2002; College of Agriculture and Human Sciences Teacher of the Year 1994; Who's Who of American Women 2005; Who's Who in American Education 2005; Who‟s Who in America 2005 Presentations (selected, last 10 years) Kinkel, Doreen H. and J. Robinson. 2008. Ementoring of College Students by Industry Professionals: Potential and Pitfalls. Presented at National Career Fair and Training Conference of Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Related Sciences (MANRRS), Denver, CO. Benavides, J.J. and D. Kinkel. 2007. “How did I end up here? A structured approach to career awareness, exploration, and development.” Poster and paper, presented at HSI Education Grants Leadership Program, Washington, DC. Kinkel, Doreen H. 2004. Impact of E-mentoring on Career Awareness and Exploration. Presented at Annual Conference on the First-Year Experience/National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, Addison, TX Kinkel, Doreen H. and Peter A. Cohen. 2003. Changing the Faculty Reward Structure Through a Self-Study Model for the Documentation of Teaching Effectiveness. Presented at Learning to Change National Conference of the American Association for Higher Education, Washington, DC Kinkel, D.H. 2000. Evaluating Teaching Evaluations: What Works and What Doesn‟t. Invited presentation at annual Texas Faculty Association statewide conference, Austin, TX Johnson, S., D. Kinkel, J. McFarland, and J. Townsend. 1998. Transformation Texas-A Case Study. Invited presentation at W.K. Kellogg Foundation-Food Systems Professions Education National Networking Conference, Washington, DC Publications Since 1995, have been involved mainly in program development with numerous reports written, presentations made, and workshops facilitated regarding programs and projects; authored site visit reports; also developed assessment instruments used in departmental and college effectiveness. D. H. Kinkel and S.E. Henke. 2006. Impact of undergraduate research on academic performance, educational planning, and career development. J. Nat. Res. and Life Sci. Educ. 35:194-201 Ocumpaugh, W.R., D.H.D. Swakon, C.R. Tischler, and L.S. Valle. 1994. Oil treatment and digestion depresses germination of grass seed. Crop Sci. 34:1319-1323. Ocumpaugh, W.R. and D.H.D. Swakon. 1993. Simulating grass seed passage through the digestive system of cattle: A laboratory technique. Crop Sci. 33:1084-1090. Swakon, D.H.D., L.S. Valle, and W.R. Ocumpaugh. 1993. Oil delays seed germination of Kleingrass: Implications for use in semiarid seedlings. Proc. Amer. Forage and Grassl. Counc. Ann. Meeting pp.71-75. Clark, D.J., A.L. Lawrence, and D.H.D. Swakon. 1993. Apparent chitin digestibility in penaeid shrimp. Aquaculture 109:51-57. Bassala, Phillippe, P. Felker, and D.H.D. Swakon. 1991. A comparison of Leucaena leucocephala and Leucaena pulverulenta leaf and stem age classes for nutritional value. Tropical Grassl. 25:313-316. Swakon, D.H.D. 1990. Digestion of Fats. Magill's Survey of Science: Life Science. Salem Press. Pasadena, CA. pp. 636-643. Swakon, D.H.D. 1989. Pasture and Ranching entries in World Book Encyclopedia; updated in 2000. Priebe, James C., Robert D. Brown, and Doreen Swakon. 1987. Comparative in vitro digestive efficiency of cattle, goats, nilgai antelope, and white-tailed deer. Texas J. Sci. 39:341-348. Swakon, D.H.D. 1980. Structural Characteristics of Forages in Relation to Digestibility and Intake by Sheep. Ph.D. Dissertation. University of Florida. Swakon, D.H.D. 1977. Quantitative and Qualitative Digestion of Different Tissues in Sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum) Stem by Rumen Microorganisms In Vitro. M.S. Thesis. University of Florida. Abstracts and Posters (selected) Kinkel, D. H. 1997. Integrating into existing courses the need for responsiveness to policy-makers and the public on agricultural issues. Published abstract and oral presentation to teaching session of Annual Meeting American Society of Animal Science, Nashville, TN. Swakon, D.H.D., L.S. Valle, and W.R. Ocumpaugh. 1993. Oil delays germination of Kleingrass: Implications for use in semiarid seedings. Proc. American Forage and Grassland Council. pp. 71-75. Swakon, D.H.D., E.C. Hellgren, and C.H. Chung. 1993. Comparison of fecal inoculum versus rumen inoculum from cattle, sheep, goats, and white-tailed deer for determination of in vitro digestibility. Presentation at Annual Meeting of Society for Range Management. Clark, D.J., A.L. Lawrence, and D.H.D. Swakon. 1990. Poster session: The effects of chitin and cellulose on apparent digestibility in shrimp. Annual Meeting Texas Aquaculture Association. Tegarden, C.H. and D.H.D. Swakon. 1989. Quality and acceptability of nilgai antelope (Boselaphus tragocamelus) meat. Proc. Annual Meeting Texas Chapter Wildlife Society. Tegarden, C.H., D.H.D. Swakon, R.L. Bingham, and H.R. Cross. 1989. Poster session: Quality and acceptability of nilgai antelope (Boselaphus tragocamelus) meat. Annual Meeting Texas Dietetic Association. Swakon, D.H.D. and A.J. Kay. 1982. A least-cost ration formulation program for Feeds and Feeding classes. Annual Meeting American Society of Animal Science, Guelph, ON. Vol. 55, Suppl. 1, p. 483. Swakon, D.H.D., J.E. Moore, and W.R. Ocumpaugh. 1982. Effects of forage morphology and anatomy on quality of tropical grasses. Proc. American Forage and Grassland Council. pp. 65-74. Swakon, D.H.D., J.E. Moore, F.M. Pate, and S.M. Abrams. 1977. Quantitative in vitro digestion of tissues in sugarcane stem. Annual Meeting American Society of Animal Science. Special Suppl. p. 127. Wilson, W.M.D., E.E. Hatfield, D.L. Hixon, R.M. Forbes, and D. Downer (Swakon). 1974. Bone biopsy to study phosphorus sources and levels. Annual Meeting American Society of Animal Science. J. Anim. Sci. 39:257. Wilson, W.M.D., E.E. Hatfield, B.B. Doane, and D. Downer (Swakon). 1974. Phosphorus studies with lambs using bone biopsy. Annual Meeting American Society of Animal Science. J. Anim. Sci. 39:1004.