Welcome to Arkansas State University!

Dean of the College of Agriculture


  • National Institutes of Health Fellow: Washington University School of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Lipid Research. St. Louis, MO.   
  • Ph.D. and M.S., Mississippi State University 
  • B.S. Southeastern Louisiana University

    Teaching Specialties

    • Introduction to Animal Science (face to face and online) 
    • Animal Physiology 
    • Advanced Communication and Leadership 
    • Distance Learning 

    Research Interests

    • Authored or co-authored 84 journal articles  
    • Lipid Physiology and Final Meat (bratwurst and bacon) Products 
    • Pet Food Treats 


    • College of Agriculture Team Award 
    • Richard L. Kohls Outstanding Teaching Award 
    • Teaching Academy Fellow 
    • National Teaching Fellow, North American Colleges and Teaching in Agriculture 
    • Excellence in Classroom Instruction, USDA 

      Mickey LaTour

      Contact Information

      P: 870-972-2802


      Building: Agriculture
      Room: 218