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Assistant Professor of Animal Science


  • Ph.D. South Dakota State University (Animal Science) 
  • M.S. South Dakota State University (Animal Science) 
  • B.S. University of New Hampshire (Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Science) 

Teaching Specialties

  • Reproductive Physiology 
  • Animal Science 
  • Endocrinology 

Research Interests

  • Reproductive efficiency in the cow-calf herd 
  • Applied reproductive strategies and technology 
  • Ovarian steroidogenesis 
  • Pedagogy 


  • American Society of Animal Scientists 
  • Arkansas Cattleman’s Association 
  • North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture 
  • Society for the Study of Reproduction 


Dr. Rich has been a faculty member in the College of Agriculture at Arkansas State University since 2020 and currently holds the rank of assistant professor. Dr. Rich has an active research program in the area of reproductive efficiency and pedagogy. Dr. Rich also is very active in collaborative research in the college, university, and with other universities across the United States. She has published articles in national and international scientific journals. Dr. Rich is also ACUE certified in effective college instruction.  

Jerica Rich

Contact Information

P: 870-972-3392


Building: Agriculture
Room: 206