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Katie Heiderscheit

Assistant Professor of Practice, Undergraduate Advising Office
Katie Heiderscheit
Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences
3420 Litton-Reaves Hall
175 West Campus Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061

I am a new Assistant Professor of Practice. You can find me in the advising office on the third floor. Most of my role is dedicated to advising and teaching, but I enjoy talking about research as well! My area of expertise is feedlot cattle nutrition, behavior, and welfare.

Ph.D., Animal  Science, 2021, Iowa State University

M.S., Applied Animal Behavior and Animal Welfare, 2018, University of Edinburgh 

B.S., Animal Science, 2017, Iowa State University

United States Department of State, Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholar, Spring 2016

APSC 4004   Recitation Section

Professional Affiliations


American Society of Animal Science            

International Society for Applied Ethology

Association of Graduate Animal Scientists